How to get an ID card in Antwerp and other essential grey …

The single thing I hate most about expat life is bureaucracy. I throw my arms up in the air, stomp my feet and shout ‘this country is so [insert expletive] ridiculous’ as a matter of course on every move. I love Antwerp. I love its shops, its restaurants, but boy, I hate the bureaucracy. For anyone moving to Belgium’s fashion…
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Antwerp: Top tips for newbie expats

Moving around a lot at the time of my first son’s birth, I was relieved to found out we’d be moving to Antwerp. Having lived previously in Brussels, I was happy to be returning to Belgium, to a European city, to somewhere comfortingly familiar. Antwerp, I soon found out is very different however. Sure it’s Belgian and sure the weather…
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Foodie Antwerp

I’m the fussiest eater and a sucker for a wacky diet (I once took advice from a ‘doctor’ and avoided blue food). As a near vegan married to a whisky slurping carnivore dining out can be tricky, but in Antwerp that’s because there is so much choice. You won’t have much time to eat here though. You’ll be whizzing round…
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Antwerp: The Coolest Fashion City You’ve Barely Heard Of

New York, Milan, Paris, London. And Antwerp…? As the Belgian capital of fashion, Antwerp is often overlooked on the global fashion map. The city offers much more than chocolate and beer however. Despite its small size (it’s nearly eight times smaller than London), Antwerp boasts nearly 70 home grown fashion labels, a designated fashion district (located in ‘Het Zuid’ meaning ‘the south’…
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