The Guide for Expats in Belgium

Your friendly English-language resource for eating, shopping, living, discovering and escaping this amazing, diverse and exciting country.
2 Authentic Chinese Restaurants in Brussels, Belgium

2 Authentic Chinese Restaurants in Brussels, Belgium

Not all Chinese food is bland and boring in Belgium. We recently found two authentic Chinese restaurants in Brussels that aren’t afraid to spice up your life!
Where to Eat in Belgium, Summer 2014

Where to Eat in Belgium, Summer 2014

Every few months I write a round up of the restaurants in Belgium we’ve enjoyed recently. Some are places we’ve written entire reviews on, others are places we enjoyed, but didn’t write full articles about. If you’re venturing beyond the borders of Brussels, here are five great restaurants in Flanders and Wallonia worth a taste.
Our Favourite Food & Drink Festivals in Brussels, Belgium

Our Favourite Food & Drink Festivals in Brussels, Belgium

While Brussels, Belgium has great food to choose from year round, we’re sure to mark our calendars when these 7 food and drink festivals take place each year.
Visiting Val-Dieu Abbey Brewery in Aubel, Belgium

Visiting Val-Dieu Abbey Brewery in Aubel, Belgium

Settled under the shady trees in the Berwinne Valley, just a ten-minute stroll from the Aux Berges de la Bel B&B is the stately Renaissance Abbey of Val-Dieu. Besides simply admiring the beauty of the architecture in this tranquil setting, there are four great reasons to visit Val-Dieu.
Aux Berges de la Bel Bed & Breakfast and Restaurant, Aubel, Belgium

Aux Berges de la Bel Bed & Breakfast and Restaurant, Aubel, Belgium

The Aux Berges de la Bel bed and breakfast in Aubel, Belgium, has a sunny terrace, quiet rooms and a fantastic restaurant. It’s the perfect weekend escape from Brussels.
Latest entries

Review: Beauty by Kroonen & Brown, Brussels + Exclusive Reader Offer!

Kroonen & Brown is a haven of natural beauty products, in Brussels AND they’re offering our readers 3 great promotions to test out their day-spa and make-up services.

Review: Boutique Hotel t’Huys Van Steyns and Brasserie Basilik, Tongeren, Belgium

T’Huys Van Steyns is a beautifully restored Boutique Hotel, in Tongeren, Belgium. Paired with a meal at the Brasserie Basilik, it makes a great getaway weekend in Flanders.

A Week in Santorini, Greece – a Greek Island Paradise

Today, Adriana takes us on a magical escape to the Greek island of Santorini, for food, wine, history, nature, and beautiful scenery.

Resto Last Minute Restaurant Booking Website Review

The Resto Last Minute restaurant reservation website lets you book tables at restaurants across Belgium, at a discount, without having to pick up the phone.

Visiting the Fort de Barchon in Liège, Belgium

The Fort de Barchon, in Liège, survived both world wars and is a twin of the Fort de Loncin. We visited the fort, to learn more about its history and construction.

Top 5 Belgian Beer Bars in Brussels: Belgium in a Glass

Most bars in Brussels serve beer, but few offer an extraordinary selection. So today, we share our top five Brussels bars and cafés for tasting Belgian beer.

A Local’s Tips: 10 Things to Do in Cape Town, South Africa

South African expat in Brussels, Maxine, shares her top 10 things to do in Cape Town, from penguins and cheetahs to tea and wine. We can’t wait to visit for ourselves!

Top 6 Restaurants in Brussels – Summer 2014 Edition

Today we share our Top 6 Restaurants in Brussels, Belgium of summer 2014, including a Michelin 2-star, Italian, Fusion, French, Vietnamese, and sustainable restaurants in Brussels.

LaSemo Festival – Music, Food and Sustainability in Brussels, Belgium

The LaSemo Festival in Brussels is an annual, family-friendly event focusing on sustainability, food, music, and fun. Adriana shares her experience at this year’s edition.
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