What is the languages spoken in Belgium?
Beautiful Places In Belgium / February 18, 2019

What is the languages spoken in Belgium?

Dutch in Belgium is virtually identical to Dutch in the Netherlands, with the exception of a few local terms and expressions, although certain areas in Dutch-speaking Belgium have local dialects that can sometimes be incomprehensible to speakers of standard Dutch. Official languages The French spoken in Belgium is standard but with its own distinctive accent (at least…

Université Libre de Bruxelles Brussels Belgium
Brussels / February 13, 2019

Université Libre de Bruxelles Brussels Belgium

In the heart of Europe, just 1h20 by train from Paris, 1h30 from Amsterdam, and 1h50 from London and Cologne, the city of Brussels offers all the advantages of a capital city and the quality of life of a large and lively town. Located in the city centre, the University campuses and surrounding areas are extremely attractive, providing just the right mix between study…

Brugge Belgium Weather
Belgium Weather / February 8, 2019

Brugge Belgium Weather

The sixth European Space Weather Week will take place in Brugge, Belgium, from Monday 16th November to Friday 20th November 2009. This meeting is being jointly organised by the Solar-Terrestrial Centre of Excellence (STCE), ESA, the SWWT and the COST ES0803 communities. The local organisation is done by the STCE. This event will build on the advances made during previous…

New Belgium Fat Tire Bike
Beautiful Places In Belgium / February 3, 2019

New Belgium Fat Tire Bike

The Fat Tire Tour de Fat is back for its 18th season and this year without question will be the biggest and boldest yet. The traveling philanthropic beer, music, and bike festival will kick off a 33-show season May 20 in Asheville, NC, and wrap up Oct. 7 in Tempe, AZ. In addition to greatly expanding the festival’s reach to accommodate more fans, this year’s events…

Train Map of Belgium
Train System / January 29, 2019

Train Map of Belgium

Official Map: Belgian Railways Network Following on from the previous post about Luxembourg, here’s another nationwide system map that resembles a subway map, this time for Luxembourg’s neighbour, Belgium - the land of beer, frites and Tintin! Have we been there? Yes, during my European jaunt in 2003. I caught trains from Brussels to Ghent, Ghent to Bruges, Bruges…

Paris to Belgium train time
Train System / January 24, 2019

Paris to Belgium train time

Reservations on the Thalys high-speed trains are mandatory. We recommend you make your reservations as far in advance as possible. Your Eurail Pass has to be valid in at least one of the countries you travel in with Thalys. Please note that Thalys trains offer a limited number of seats for Eurail Pass Holders. Once these seats are taken, you will need to purchase…

Atomium City of Brussels Belgium
Brussels / January 19, 2019

Atomium City of Brussels Belgium

Brussels Markets: Variety and abundance in Belgium An abundance of aromas and objects characterise market life and are central to Brussels market culture. The abundance of goods and sights on offer means a visit to a market in Brussels at any time of year will satisfy all shoppers Enjoy shopping in Brussels city centre and beyond! Brussels is one of the best European…

Belgium Beer Cafe Southbank
Beautiful Places In Belgium / January 14, 2019

Belgium Beer Cafe Southbank

Name Belgian Beer Café Melbourne Address Phone 03 9690 5 Website Website Social Media Links Regular events Mon: Local s night $20 mains Tue: Trivia + half price tap beer Wed: $20 steak night Thur: Beer and burger for $20 Sun: Mussel Madness - pot of mussels for $20 July 21: Belgian National Day celebrations Hours All week: 11am to 1am Back before there were such things…

Brussels Belgium Hostels
Brussels / January 9, 2019

Brussels Belgium Hostels

Brussels is the capital of Belgium and hosts the headquarters of the European Union and the NATO. The city is divided into six boroughs. If you are looking for a hostel in Brussels, several locations could be suitable for you. The so-called Pentagon is the historic city center and features most important sights. Laken is situated in the north and attracts tourists…

Hotels Near Bastogne Belgium
Hotels / January 4, 2019

Hotels Near Bastogne Belgium

One the shelf of a wall niche in the lobby of Bastogne s 27- room Hotel Lebrun is a head-and-shoulders photograph of an American soldier and his wife. Inscribed across it is,To Mrs. Lebrun and family, with sincere thanks for many kindnesses to us during our wonderful return to Bastogne,and it is signedAnthony C. McAuliffeandHelen McAuliffe.Down the Rue du Marche from…

Hotels in Rochefort, Belgium
Hotels / December 30, 2018

Hotels in Rochefort, Belgium

When we got there, we were the only outsiders. We saw the brewery, the abbey, and some other buildings. When we first entered the Abbey the monks seemed to be in the middle of a prayer so waited as we didn’t want to interrupt. After they left, we took a quick look inside. Upon returning to our car, we saw some other people exiting with beer. This was interesting…

Mons Belgium Tourism
Beautiful Places In Belgium / December 25, 2018

Mons Belgium Tourism

Tourist information office © Gregory Mathelot © François-Xavier Allard As Cultural Capital of Wallonia since 2002, and European Capital of Culture in 2015, Mons is, more than ever, a city of art. Mons, Cultural Capital of Wallonia and European Capital of Culture in 2015, A city 3 UNESCO World Heritage masterpieces, City of history and tradition, looking to the future…

Belgium Climate and Weather
Belgium Weather / December 20, 2018

Belgium Climate and Weather

The North Atlantic influences Brussel s climate (Photo: eu parliament building brussels belgium europe image by david hughes from Fotolia.com ) Related Articles Brussels is Belgium’s capital and largest city. Its metropolitan area has a population of more than 1.8 million. Brussels is also the capital of the European Union. The city has a maritime temperate climate…

Belgium Average Weather
Belgium Weather / December 15, 2018

Belgium Average Weather

The tables below list the normal July temperatures and rainfall for cities and towns in Belgium. There s also information on this month s average sunshine and humidity levels in Brussels. The places here with weather data cover Belgium from north to south. Ostend (also Oostende or Ostende) is a city on the Belgian coast, while Peer is in northeast Belgium. Brussels…

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