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Expats in Belgium: Ongoing saturation on rental market makes it harder to find suitable accommodation

Expats have less chance of finding a suitable rental home. That is what Deborah Loones of Relocation Belgium says....

Belgian inventions: The term ‘euro’

At the turn of the century, the introduction of the euro was a hot topic. Twenty years later, we...

Belgian inventions: World Wide Web

Slightly less than fifty percent of the world’s population or some four billion people have access to the World...

Belgian inventions: Cricket

Cricket, the most British of all sports, has its origins in Flanders. The sport was only introduced to England...

Belgian inventions: Frites

The origin of frites has been debated for years. Although the Belgians are convinced that they are the inventors...

Belgian inventions: the first commercial Atlas

Although today we blindly rely on global positioning systems (GPS) to guide us around the world, the use of...

Belgium’s finest export products: Conference pears

Belgium has long been known, especially in its neighbouring countries, for its Conference pears. It is one of the...

Belgium’s finest export products: Frozen vegetables

Belgium is the world’s largest exporter of frozen vegetables. Especially in Flanders, the frozen food industry is an important...

Belgium’s finest export products: Beer

In 2016, Belgian beer culture was recognised by UNESCO as a Cultural Heritage of Humanity. It is therefore not...

Belgium’s finest export products: Chocolate and cocoa

Most people find it difficult to think of Belgium without thinking of chocolate. Indeed, the country has a rich...

Annick Hus

Journalist - Researcher - Schrijver