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Belgium Christmas markets

Christmas markets in Belgium

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It's easy to find your festive spirit at Belgium's Christmas markets of ice sculptures, mulled wine, animations and more. Here is a list of the best Christmas markets in Belgium.

8 reasons all serious cyclists need to ride the Ronde in Belgium

8 reasons all serious cyclists need to ride the Ronde in Belgium

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While Belgium's famous Ronde is not just for professional cyclists, it's certainly not for the faint of heart – but definitely worth the wild ride, as one cyclist found.

How to eat healthy in flights

10 tips on how to eat healthy on flights

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Helpful advice for frequent expat travellers who want to keep their healthy eating habits while travelling on an airplane and stay away from some less than appetising plane food.

Best Belgian bars

Best bars in Belgium for a taste of Belgian culture

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Work your way through Belgium's list of hundreds of specialty beers at one of these rocking bars. Which are the best bars in Brussels, Antwerp or Ghent?

Libraries and bookstores Belgium

Libraries and bookstores in Belgium

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Belgium's libraries and bookstores are not just for hunting our foreign-language books – they also offer a range of services and events to meet new people.

Cinemas and arthouse films in Brussels

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Beyond the cinema chains showcasing blockbuster movies in English and other foreign languages, there is a host of arthouse cinemas showcasing Belgian and world cinema.

Finding food from home

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If you're living in Belgium and crave a taste of home, here is our list of places where you can stock up on foreign foods and ingredients.

Top Belgian festivals

Top 10 festivals in Belgium

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For a small country, Belgium has an incredible array of quirky and colourful festivals celebrating everything from witches to beer.

Things to do in Bornem

Discovering Belgium: Bornem – the tiny region that has it all

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Bornemn offers day-trippers more choice than they can handle in a weekend – castles, forts, children's farms, a brewery, museums, galleries, steam trains, riverfront restaurants, nature reserves and more!

Guide to Brussels

Hipster guide to Brussels

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Travel blogger Adam breaks Brussels' placid facade to reveal a 'Bourgeois Bohemian' side with his list of hip bars, cafes, restaurants and clubs in Brussels.

Work and volunteer abroad

A to Z guide of the world’s groups 'without borders'

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You can easily work abroad, volunteer, or meet new people in a diversity of interests – dogs, entrepreneurs, knitting, mothers, soccer, teachers, theatre, technology, translators and more.

Places in Belgium

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.

Comic murals in Brussels

The comic capital of the world: Brussels’ mural tour

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Brussels' streets are tribute to the fact that Belgium has the impressive distinction of the most comic book authors per square mile in the world.

Explorer of the everyday: Don’t let Doel die

Explorer of the everyday: Don’t let Doel die

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A 400-year-old derelict Belgian village threatened with demolition become a magnet for the world's best street artists. Is it enough for Doel to survive?

Discovering Belgium: A Belgian village cut in half

Discovering Belgium: A Belgian village cut in half

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Denzil Walton explores the unique village of Baarle-Hertog, cut by a physical border line that separates the Belgian enclaves from the Dutch enclaves.



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