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Safety Scouts Advice: Top 5 scams in Brussels

Safety Scouts Advice: Top 5 scams in Brussels

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Don't let a scam ruin your time in Belgium; let security experts guide you on how to avoid the classic scams designed to part you from your valuables.

The Fondue Files: It’s all French to me

The Fondue Files: It’s all French to me

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If you've ever experienced 'déjà-vu', a 'faux pas', or had a private 'tête-à-tête', you've been speaking more French than you realise.

French colloquial phrases you never learned at school

French colloquial phrases you never learned at school

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Never eat a rabid cow. From the inscrutable to the impertinent, French idioms are anything but dull.

Discovering Belgium: Oud-Rekem – prettiest village in Flanders

Discovering Belgium: Oud-Rekem – prettiest village in Flanders

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Besides once boasting the title of the prettiest village in Flanders, Oud-Rekem is a place to where you can step back in time.

A rail romance: 6 ways to make train travel work for you

A rail romance: 6 ways to make train travel work for you

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Travelling by rail through Europe can be as romantic and adventurous as it sounds, if you know a few tips to make train travel a blast not a burden.

Polyglot problems only multilinguals have to worry about

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'You get woken by a phone call and forget which language to use' – some problems can only be understood by those who speak more than one language.

Itchy Feet: Forcing your French learning

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The melodious French language sounds romantic, but trying to learn French has its upside and downside.

Brusselnieuws: Humans of Brussels

Brusselnieuws: Humans of Brussels

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'Humans of Brussels' provides insight into the incredible diversity of humans living in Brussels through interviews about their Belgian lives.

101 Ways to Enjoy Living Abroad: 20 tips for expats

101 Ways to Enjoy Living Abroad: 20 tips for expats

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Learn how to feel at home in a foreign country, whether you're there for a weekend, a year, or a lifetime.

Expat life with a double buggy: Stuck in the middle

Expat life with a double buggy: Stuck in the middle

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'I'll never be mistaken for being Dutch, yet I don't feel that England is my home anymore' writes Amanda van Mulligen about life as an expat.

Love Migration Project: Being a 'world citizen' couple

Love Migration Project: Being a 'world citizen' couple

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Rather than thriving in a local environment alone, Yvonne Salt's research shows many international couples do better by staying connected to an international lifestyle.

Eat, See, Do: Bonding in broken French

Eat, See, Do: Bonding in broken French

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Being the new expat can be lonely at first, but making French friends is not as difficult as it first appears if you put yourself out there.

Borders and Burpees: 10 job skills you gain from travel

Borders and Burpees: 10 job skills you gain from travel

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Emily McLaren recounts the life skills she gained thanks to her backpacking experience abroad.

Karilogue: The less-glamorous side of expat life

Karilogue: The less-glamorous side of expat life

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Despite loving life as an expat, Kari Martindale explains that expat life is not always as glamorous as it appears. Here's some realities on expat life.

Being Multilingual: Languages come in flavours

Being Multilingual: Languages come in flavours

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Madalena considers how some words simply can't be translated without failing to capture their true essence and meaning.

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