Wednesday, 24 April 2019 14:40
Rue Antoine Dansaert, set in the middle of the fashionable Dansaert district, is often proclaimed as the heart of Brussels design, of hipsters; a place for an elusive brand of Dutch speaker. But is that all more fiction than fact?
Tuesday, 23 April 2019 15:26
As any bartender the length of the country will assure you, Belgium is the home of great beer.
Wednesday, 03 April 2019 15:29
Brussels citizens eat more sustainable food year after year. A few pioneers initiated the trend some time ago and now the market is booming.
Tuesday, 02 April 2019 18:41
Hundreds of Belgians left to fight for jihadist groups in Syria and Iraq. But what happens when they return? And how big a threat do these returning “foreign fighters” pose to our safety and security?
Tuesday, 02 April 2019 17:58
Derek Blyth is the author of the bestselling The 500 Hidden Secrets of Brussels. He picks out ten of his favourite hidden secrets in every issue for The Brussels Times Magazine. These are the picks in the latest April issue.PETITE RUE MALIBRANThe quiet Petite Rue Malibran is one of a…
Sunday, 03 March 2019 15:51
The city’s L'Ilot Sacre (“Sacred Island”) quarter, a tiny area with just three to four streets, used to be the place to be seen in Brussels.
Saturday, 02 March 2019 13:14
The election of the European Parliament is arguably the standout EU event this year but also the one that many fear the most.
Monday, 25 February 2019 13:26
In December of 2018, Belgium’s government collapsed over ideological disagreements between the ruling parties with regards to the Marrakesh Pact, a non-binding UN migration pact drafted in July last year.
Monday, 11 February 2019 12:49
Derek Blyth is the author of the bestselling The 500 Hidden Secrets of Brussels. He picks out ten of his favourite hidden secrets in every issue for The Brussels Times Magazine. These are the picks in the latest February issue.LA FLEUR EN PAPIER DORÉThe lovely Fleur en Papier Doré is…
Tuesday, 08 January 2019 12:17
After the Second World War, the Belgian government wanted to have complete control over the airwaves. They consequently seized and destroyed any radio station that did not have a license. For a long time, Belgians could only listen to public radio, which had very limited programming.