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
The holiday season can be tricky for expats: this season is filled with traditions and as everyone is eager to relive their happy childhood moments, there is even more scope for misunderstanding than usual. After our introduction to Christmas traditions in Flanders, here is our handy guide to what you
Ghent has a huge selection of choices when it comes to cosy places to enjoy a great coffee. But what if you’re looking for a place to work for the day? What if you’re an independent, but are tired of staring at the same four walls of your home office?
Saint Nick is on his way ….
Christmas is such an exciting time of year! The magic and suspense can really keep children on their toes. Will Santa reward them for good behaviour? Or maybe you have an entirely different custom in your home ... welcome to Belgium, where things are
We are definitely spoiled for choice when it comes to breakfast and brunch places in Gent. Here you get a list of places to enjoy a breakfast and brunch in Ghent in the following categories:
We’ll also give you a small
What is the best way to get around in Ghent? By bike! With many bicycle paths and bike racks available in and around the city plus a relatively flat terrain, Ghent is the perfect city for biking.
In this post you’ll read about where you can buy, rent, fix and park
Read this to find out how to join a gym to do fitness in Ghent. Learn about the gym and fitness options available in Ghent, where they are located, what is unique and extra special about them, and how much they cost to join. Also get some money saving tips
Halloween. Most people consider it just another commercialized holiday that has spread from America. In fact, it has a long history with its roots likely in Ireland.
In this post we give you tips about where you can find a job in Ghent that doesn't require Dutch language skills. Here are some options:
Work for a multinational company
Get a job in one of the Irish pubs
Get a Phd/PostDoc
Self-Employment: Work as a freelancer/start your own
Ahh, Belgium... the culture of beers, fries, and partying! For you, I volunteered to experience the best parties in Gent and made a list of bars, clubs, festivals & other events - for all ages, music tastes and budgets - to help you find the best places to party in