Virtual New Year’s Celebrations Planned for Brussels

The City of Brussels has issued a press release announcing the plans for this year’s New Year’s eve celebrations. This winter has been unlike any other, but the City of Brussels is keen to see in the New Year in style, still following health and safety guidelines. The people of Brussels are being asked to…

The Party Box

The confinement has been depressing for us all and, despite an imminent vaccine, there is no end in sight. But, happily, there is some good news and that includes a few go ahead initiatives in Belgium that have emerged during the confinement. At a time of many business closures, this includes the creation of a…

Welcome to ENU

“Welcome to ENU” is a programme developed by L. N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University (ENU) as a result of the “Welcome: Towards Incoming International University Communities” project, an Erasmus+ programme, writes Ekaterina Tsaranok. Within the framework of this programme, students from as far away as France, Germany, Turkey, Uzbekistan, South Korea, Kyrgyzstan, China and other…

Busiest season of the year at Brussels Airport

With the start of the Christmas school holidays, yesterday saw 76,000 passengers coming through Brussels Airport, of which 41,000 travellers were flying out, making it the busiest day of the festive season. This year, Brussels Airport has pulled out all the stops to welcome its passengers eager to make their Christmas getaway on a relaxing…

Caviar at Christmas! Why not?

Christmas is coming so what better reason to push the boat out and indulge a little? If you thought oysters and champagne were the height of indulgence there’s one thing that can top both – caviar. Usually, it’s associated with the jet set and wealthy but, for one Belgian company, the looming festive season is…

Terhills Cablepark in Limburg

A former coal mining site has been reinvented to provide one of the few opportunities in Belgium for wake boarding and water ski-ing. The Terhills Cablepark is based on former gravel pits linked to what used to be one of the country’s biggest coal mines. The mine has long since gone but the good news…

Ghent In Motion

The city of Ghent has a new “must” visit attraction – Ghent in Motion, an exciting audio-visual experience. It is located in one of the city’s oldest cellars, dating from the 13th century where visitors are immersed in the rich history of this Fine Flemish city.  Here, visitors can experience the “hidden pearl of Flanders” and all…

Elevated Gastronomy

It’s one of the more novel culinary innovations of recent years in Brussels and elsewhere – eating while suspended 50 metres from the ground. For its 2019 edition, Dinner in the Sky will head to the Canal in Brussels, opposite the future Kanal Pompidou Museum.  Since its launch in Brussels in 2006, Dinner in the…