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Belgium > Moving


How To Apply For A Long-Term Visa In Belgium

Thursday January 24, 2019 (20:59:51)

Belgium is the country of waffles, craft beer and glorious Art Nouveau architecture. However, it’s also so much more. It has jobs, culture and opportunities for something new, which is why more and more people are moving to the country.   more ...

Belgium > Health


How Does Cancer Care In Belgium Compare With The UK?

Friday January 11, 2019 (11:26:46)

Made up of a group of illnesses that cause uncontrolled and abnormal cell growth, cancer is one of the most difficult diseases to cure in modern times.

Cancer Care in The United Kingdom

In the UK, cancer care has often been touted as some of the worst in Europe, with a report published in 2017 in the Lancet medical journal giving the UK’s quality of healthcare a score of 84.6 out of 100.   more ...

Belgium > Moving


A Guide To Renting Property In Brussels

Wednesday January 09, 2019 (12:43:11)

Whilst it’s often thought of as the centre of continental bureaucracy, Brussels has so much more to offer than just the European Parliament. With its quirky atmosphere, incredible waffles and flavoursome beer, it’s easy to see why so many people want to live here.   more ...

Belgium > Financial


An Expat Guide To Taxes In Belgium

Thursday February 08, 2018 (09:36:58)

As well as the waffles, fries, chocolate and beer, Belgium is famous for its high taxes. However, if you understand the rules that apply, you can plan your financial affairs accordingly. Here, we set out the important basics to consider.   more ...

Belgium > Education


A Guide To Homeschooling In Belgium

Thursday November 02, 2017 (10:11:13)

Setting up a life in a new country is no easy task. There are several considerations to keep in mind such as finding accommodation, picking up a new language, enrolling in healthcare and finding cost-effective and efficient ways to commute to work. Expats with children must also take into consideration the education of their young ones.   more ...

Belgium > Living


9 Reasons Why You Should Consider Brussels As Your Next Expat Home

Thursday September 07, 2017 (09:53:53)

Brussels, the capital of Belgium, is also known as the Capital of Europe as it is the administrative center of the European Union. Growing from a tiny rural settlement along the river Senne, Brussels has now become a vital destination in Europe.   more ...

Belgium > Links


Belgium - Recommended Expat Blogs

Tuesday June 20, 2017 (14:50:39)
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At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we’re taking a look at Belgium and some of the blogs that might be useful for expats there.   more ...

Belgium > Living


Why Young Expats Are Choosing Belgium As Their Favourite Destination

Wednesday May 31, 2017 (12:39:43)
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So much of what we write on this site relates to exotic, far -flung places. We debate the merits of Costa Rica’s beaches, the nightlife of Singapore and how to get ahead in Hong Kong’s bustling business world.   more ...

Belgium > Education


An Expat Guide To Schools In Brussels

Wednesday April 26, 2017 (14:30:55)
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As an expat living in Brussels, you will have a wide range of choices when it comes to your children’s schooling options. Choosing the right school can make a world of difference in the experience that you and your family have living abroad, and luckily being the cosmopolitan centre that it is, Brussels has something for everyone. Many expats move to Brussels to take up positions at one of the numerous European and global organisations that have headquarters here, which means that a number of schools have been established to meet the needs of a diverse range of people.   more ...

Belgium > Living


An Expat Guide To The Neighbourhoods Of Brussels

Monday April 03, 2017 (14:10:11)
Belgium’s cosmopolitan capital is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful, interesting and vibrant places across the globe. Famous for its chocolate, diamonds, beer, waffles and frites (avoid calling them French Fries or you may offend the locals), Brussels has become the center of political, cultural and international activities in Europe.

This dynamic city has a lot to offer, in terms of things to learn about, see and do, for people of all ages and nationalities. It is home to more than 90 EU institutions, UNESCO World Heritage sites, museums, architectural spots, and recreational parks. You will also find a huge variety of bars, clubs, cafes and restaurants all over town.   more ...

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