This post answers questions such as "How do I open a bank account?" "What bank should I choose?" and "Where are the ATMs in the centre of Ghent?". We've focused on current accounts for individuals. 1529
You’ve packed your bags, said goodbye to friends, grandparents and cousins – you’re about to embark on the adventure of a lifetime with your family. 156
Making the decision to move abroad as an expat, the moving itself and finally the settling in a foreign community can be a daunting experience. Moreover, if you’re an expat with children, having a family to take care of makes it even harder. Eventually you will need a babysitter.
Tourism to Gent is booming as more people discover that there is more to Belgium than just Brussels and Bruges. Gent's popularity will come as no surprise to expats who live here.
There is something for everyone in this medieval city, and as friends and family take advantage of a free
We mentioned to look for a job in a startup as an option in the previous Square post How To Find A Job In Ghent Without Speaking Dutch. There are quite a few startups active in Ghent. The newspaper Het Laatste Nieuws stated Ghent is an "epicentrum" for startups, singling
This guide is about how you exchange your current driver's licence to one that is valid to drive with in your new home in Ghent, Belgium. 1773
Learn what you should bring with you for your visit to the dentist, about fees and reimbursements, emergency procedures, and get recommendations for good dentists. 1201
A short train ride or car journey from Gent lies Aalst (Alost in French) – half way to Brussels yet seemingly a world away from Gent, perfect for a day trip. That the city is unknown to many Gentenaars is baffling to this writer, given its beautiful Grote Markt, charming
Winter. That time of year that brings about profound existential questions like “Why are my feet still cold with three layers of winter socks?”. Yes, it’s definitely here, and there’s little we can do to escape the cold (pun intended), hard truth that the weather in Belgium can inevitably get
Check out our guide to the prettiest Christmas trees of Ghent and a handy map to plan your walk around this charming city.
1) Post Plaza | The Festive Tree
When it’s time to decorate your tree, the old post office of Ghent is just a gem with a selection of unique