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Belgian facts

30 facts you didn't know about Belgium


Test your Belgian knowledge with these top 30 Belgian facts – did you know the Big Bang theory originated in Belgium, and supposedly cricket as well?

Belgian festivals

Top Belgian festivals


From bears and Belgian beers to witches and pig bladders, the roundup of bizarre festivals in Belgium have long been a major part of Belgian culture. Here are the top Belgian festivals that attract huge crowds every year.

Top Belgian food

Top 10 Belgian foods – with recipes


Belgian food offers a gourmet tour for your taste buds with its mix of elegant and comfort recipes and dishes. Find out the top 10 Belgian foods you must try.

How to sell a car in Belgium

How to sell a car in Belgium


Did your car break down or are you just sick of paying high maintenance costs? Either way, the easiest solution might be to sell your car. There are, however, things to consider if you want the sale to be a lucrative one.

Cost of living in Belgium

Cost of living in Belgium: How much do you need?


The cost of living in Belgium is relatively high but still considered affordable, including the cost of living in Brussels, when compared to some of its neighbours.

Belgium's national holidays and other important Belgian holidays 2018


Here is a list of public and regional Belgium holidays in 2018, plus Belgian school holidays, daylight savings, Mother's and Father's Days and other important holidays in Belgium.

An introduction to living in Belgium


If you're considering moving to Belgium, find out why multicultural Belgium is the perfect backdrop for moving abroad, including 10 top Belgian facts.

Television and internet in Belgium

Television and internet providers in Belgium


Our guide to choosing television, telephone, mobile and internet providers in Belgium and getting your house connected to communication services.

Social security in Belgium

Social security in Belgium and your benefits


Joining the Belgian social security system is bureaucratic, but not difficult. Here is a brief guide to social security in Belgium and your state benefits.

Airports in Belgium

Airports in Belgium


If you're travelling to or from Belgium, find out which airport in Belgium is closest to your destination.

Transportation in Beglium

Belgium transportation: Trains, metro, buses and taxis in Belgium

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Getting around Belgium is easy if you know how – with an integrated Belgian public transport system, you can also travel cheap around Belgium.

Driving in Belgium

Driving and parking in Belgium

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From getting a Belgian driver's licence to registering a foreign car and paying road taxes in Belgium, this guide will get you driving in Belgium.

Weird Belgian laws

Unbelievable Belgian laws that still exist today


What crazy things can you get jailed for? Find out the unbelievable, strange and funny laws in Belgium – and which bizarre Belgian laws are merely myths you shouldn't believe.

Emergency numbers in Belgium

Emergency numbers and helplines in Belgium


Make note of these important emergency numbers before you land in an emergency in Belgium, plus a number of Belgian helplines for support and information.

Belgian inventions

Things you didn’t know were Belgian inventions


Belgium’s small size belies the country’s huge influence on world history. See how many of these top 20 Belgian inventions you know.

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