Belgium is lucky to have a UNESCO-recognised Geopark in the south of the country.
The renowned travel magazine 'Condé Nast Traveler' puts Ghent at number one on the list of eight 'rough diamonds outsider destinations'.
The cheeses 'Poperingse Keikop' and 'Flandrien Oud' have been selected as winners in the World Cheese Awards in London; one of the most important cheese inspections in the world.
The Antwerp provincial catering school PIVA won one gold and three bronze medals at the Culinary World Cup in Luxembourg (22-26 November 2014).
The new 2015 Michelin guide for Belgium and Luxembourg features 137 restaurants with star ratings. That makes five more than in 2014, which was already a record.
The second series of the sketch programme ‘Wat als?’ has won an International Emmy Award 2014 in the category comedy.