2021 was not the year many were hoping for and the pandemic still looms large, but do your best to disconnect for a few days and enjoy a hard-earned break.
In the days leading up to yesterday's Consultative Committee it became clear that Belgium would only be tightening restrictions; still, it's a somber way to end the year.
The week before Christmas is normally a time for wrapping up at work and wrapping up presents, but the looming Covid restrictions make it hard to switch off.
The news that the Netherlands will be locking down over the festive break has people in Belgium a little on edge, but that's not surprising.
Will you be testing before you see family and friends?
Jabs, jabs, jabs... jabs? As Belgium ramps up its booster shot campaign we're hearing a lot about the additional doses and you'd be forgiven for wondering where it ends.
With end of year festivities soon upon us, many are turning their attention to the journey home; but this poses a host of variables and uncertainties: what's your plan?
Prizes were awarded in a variety of categories and feature some innovative design solutions and repurposing of existing spaces; see some of the winning submissions here.
The manager of a snack bar that worked despite testing positive is a shocking example of wanton rule-breaking; but sadly this is very much a story of our time.
Tractors are due to come to Brussels streets this week as the Flemish porc industry protests against the lack of financial assistance from the government.
Perhaps less cause for excitement than end-of-year celebrations, Belgium's annual update to train times can be the difference between getting to work on time.
For many, the car is part of the daily routine; but with the costs of driving one in Brussels rising, how willing would you be to part with it and embrace alternative transportation?
Featuring recipes from 'Pasta Carabonara' and 'Chili Con Cara', the book has already sold out of its first print run, with a second expected for early 2022.
The coronavirus has been called an 'invisible enemy' but have you ever wondered just how close it really is to you? A new web-tool can help you find the answer.
The pandemic has given many the chance to see what life could be like with fewer cars; with new speed limits proposed in Flanders, could the era of the automobile be over?
For many, the festive period is a time spent with family and friends; but navigating the ever-changing travel restrictions can be quite a test: what's your plan?
What did you bring with you when you moved to Belgium?
As the third Consultative Committee in as many weeks decides even stricter coronavirus measures, school closures are on the table; decisions to be announced soon.
The Delta variant is already causing havoc across Europe with restrictions curtailing activities across the continent; will Omicron be the nail in the Christmas coffin?
Several new measures were announced today in the Consultative Committee; find out how these will affect your day to day movements.
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