Our Correspondent Laura offers up some great places to find English books in Brussels for a bit of summer literature lovin‘.
Belgium is a quirky place. Those of us, who have been expats here for a while, forget just how strange it can seem to newcomers. Today, our guest contributor, Laura, shares her observations, after a year of living in Brussels.
I’ve worked in Belgium for eight years. In that time, I’ve discovered a number of rules about working here, which may be confusing or different from elsewhere. Today I’ll share information about four things you should know about working in Belgium.
New expat moms often ask me what activities are available for kids in Brussels, Belgium. Not being a parent myself, I was always at a loss for advice. So, I decided to ask the experts – the expat Moms themselves.
They pulled through with some great advice we share, in their words, below. We’ve also compiled a list of blogs and resources for parents in Belgium, at the bottom of this post.
No expat wants to end up in the hospital in their new country, but we do want to know a decent health care system is available if and when we need it. I recently visited the Emergency Room in a Brussels hospital and, for the most part, it was a better experience than I expected.
Belgium is a wonderland for foodies, but if you have a food allergy, it can be a nightmare. We share how to survive gluten-free and celiac dining in Belgium. We share where to buy gluten-free food and the best gluten-free restaurants in Belgium.