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Woman walks 757km to Brussels to encourage people to vote

A Frenchwoman has arrived in Brussels after walking 757km to encourage people to vote in next month's European elections. Draped in an EU flag, Valérie Thatcher set off from her home in Lyon, France, just over a month ago , hoping the journey would draw attention to politics and the importance of...

Electric car subsidy requests shoot up in Flanders

In the first quarter of this year, 230 requests for subsidies for the purchase of a fully electric car were submitted, compared to 415 for the whole of 2018. The number of subsidies requested for electric-powered mopeds and motorcycles is also increasing, with 183 and 31 requested respectively,...

€50,000 fine for Anderlecht because of supporter smoke bombs

Anderlecht supporters were once again out of control on Friday night, as fireworks and smoke bombs on the pitch and in the stands shut down the match between RSC Anderlecht and Standard Liège. It’s the second incident among RSCA supporters in a week that saw Anderlecht continue its losing streak,...

Bavarian Castles Trip

Did you always want to visit that beautiful Cinderella castle Neuschwanstein, and all those other magnificent Bavarian castles? And did you always want to learn about King Ludwig II and his remarkable lifestyle that give him the questionable title of Mad King Ludwig? Now is your chance!! From Wednesday 29 May until Sunday 2 June Expat Club visits this stunning part of Germany with a group of international people from Brussels.

Giverny: Monet Gardens Trip

This year Expat Club visits the incredible art destination Giverny for the fourth time. This beautiful little town lies about 70km West from Paris and is all about Claude Monet (1840 – 1926), one of the world’s most beloved artists. Two official guides from the Fondation Claude Monet will guide our group through his beautiful gardens, including those with the famous ponds and the Japanese bridge. You can visit his house, which still looks like it was over one hundred years ago.

Krakow & Auschwitz Trip

This weekend trip will take you to the most horrific war site: Auschwitz. You will spend one full day with an official private guide to discover Auschwitz I (the original camp) and Auschwitz II–Birkenau (a combination concentration/extermination camp).

Bluebells of Hallerbos Trip

For a few weeks per year the Hallerbos (Forest of Halle) transforms into a truly magical place when its forest floor is covered with a purple carpet of bluebells. Millions of little flowers are spread out over a wide area in the forest, creating something that you have never seen before. We arranged official forest guides to show us around. Learn about the forest’s rich history that goes back many centuries, as well its flora and fauna.

Apéro Afterwork • The European District • Brasserie Tennessee

Gentlemen & Gentlewomen,

On Wednesday 17th of April we go back to the heart of the European District at our new favourite place - Brasserie Tennessee - an amazing new addition to the Brussels scene with a large terrace and a very lovely space indoors, right next to Metro Stop Maelbeek.

We hope you will all join us for our 2nd get-together at this new location and come meet other expats, newcomers & locals in Brussels.

Digital Solar & Storage

The Digital Solar & Storage event says farewell to BMW World after wonderful years in Munich and now comes for the first time to Brussels on 5-6 November 2019 to a spectacular new venue – the Brussels Environment HQ – which integrates solar PV into the façade and has cutting edge energy management technology.

The event is timed to welcome the new European Parliament and Commission and discuss with key stakeholders from industry and politics what’s needed to keep up the new solar momentum in Europe.

Lites underwater studio in Vilvoorde

Waterworld: Underwater film studio opens near Brussels

From high drama on the open seas to submarine and diving disasters, Lites studio allows directors to film every aquatic scenario imaginable. With one push of a button, the waterproof studio can be flooded to create a 10-metre deep underwater world with special effects such as metre-high waves. The...

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