Your guide to expat life in Belgium

Welcome to Belgium, a delicious brew of cultures


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Situated at the heart of the continent and home to the European Union’s headquarters, Belgium is an exciting destination for those expats after a European adventure unlike any other.

With one of the world’s highest standards of living, sophisticated infrastructure and plenty of commercial opportunities, it’s no wonder more and more expats are choosing Belgium. An eclectic historical mix of Dutch, French and German influences, modern-day Belgium manages to encapsulate the best of all three.

Expats are increasingly flocking to this central European country, and not only for its delicious beer. Rich diversity, fascinating cultural heritage, postcard-pretty cities and staggering natural scenery make this an eminently attractive destination for expats looking for an intriguing European experience.

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