Moving to Belgium
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Switching on: Belgian utilities, internet, and television

Switching on: Belgian utilities, internet, and television

2 February 2014   0 comments
Just moved to Belgium? Here's a guide to help you get connected to Belgium's utilities, plus telephone, television and internet services.
Exchanging a foreign driver’s licence in Belgium

Exchanging a foreign driver’s licence in Belgium 25 October 2012

If you have a foreign driver's licence from outside of Belgium, certain nationalities will need to exchange it for a Belgium's driver's licence.
Bringing a pet to Belgium

Bringing a pet to Belgium 15 November 2012

You must comply with Belgian regulations when bringing a pet to Belgium, such as micro-chipping and registration with the Belgian authorities for certain pets.
BBF introduces Staypoints reward programme

BBF introduces Staypoints reward programme 17 December 2014

Every year BBF, a leading provider of serviced apartments, welcomes approximately 4,000 expats in Brussels. [Contributed by BBF]
The best way to learn French online

The best way to learn French online 2 December 2014

Personalised French lessons online! Why not learn French daily with an e-mail, a funstory, and personalised corrections and explanations? [Contributed by Frantastique]

10 tips on moving to a new country

13 August 2014
The first weeks and months in a new country can be exciting yet disorienting as you adapt to a new life abroad. Here are 10 tips to make your move abroad easier.

Culture shock and how to deal with it

6 August 2014
Culture shock is a common experience for many who move abroad, even between European countries. How can you deal with the shock of integrating into a new culture?
Reverse culture shock: What, when, and how to cope

Reverse culture shock: What, when, and how to cope 9 July 2014

Moving home isn't always easy – many who repatriate feel different and utterly out of touch. This article explains what happens when culture shock is reversed, what to expect, and how to cope with its effects.
How to repatriate successfully

How to repatriate successfully 25 June 2014

As the challenges of repatriation are increasingly identified, here are tips for expats and organisations on managing a successful relocation back home.
Pet relocation 101

Pet relocation 101 1 November 2011

Is your pet an 'at-risk' breed to travel, or 'crate-trained'? When relocating your pet abroad, owners must make an informed decision whether their pets are ready for the trip.
Negotiate a successful repatriation

Negotiate a successful repatriation 12 October 2011

It’s up to you to get the best deal for your family and career when it's time to repatriate. There are a few tips to aid a successful repatriation into your work environment.
Manage culture shock in three easy steps

Manage culture shock in three easy steps 26 April 2011

Margarita Gokun Silver, founder of coaching firm Global Coach Center, lays out three important steps to managing culture shock and getting positive about your experience abroad.
Physically Moving: Overseas shipping

Physically Moving: Overseas shipping 20 October 2010

When physically moving home, you can opt to take all your furniture and belongings. Here's some advice on how to handle the tricky process of overseas shipping.
How to work with a relocation agency

How to work with a relocation agency 22 May 2008

Having a relocation agent to help you move abroad is a great help, but there are certain things to consider. We tell you how to get the most out of the deal.
Importing your car to Belgium

Importing your car to Belgium 10 April 2007

Morris Fraser took on the Belgian system to import his car in Belgium, and has provided a brief guide to the tricky topic.

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