The famous Brussels chocolate museum is starting a new life just a stone's throw from Manneken Pis.
During the first half of 2018, Flanders recorded 14.2 million tourist overnight stays. That is 8 percent more compared to the same period last year. The increase is mainly due to foreign visitors.
After three years of exporting beer to Japan, the Brussels Beer Project (BBP) has now also a bar in the heart of Tokyo in Shinjuku. The bar has become a must-visit spot for beer lovers.
After some ups and downs in recent months, the brasserie 'Aux Armes de Bruxelles' in the famous Rue des Bouchers in the heart of Brussels, has been restored to its former glory.
On 28 September, Diane von Fürstenberg received the honourable title Honorary citizen of the City of Brussels.
The shrimp croquette, a staple of Belgian gastronomic heritage, now has its own competition in Brussels.