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Love Belgium: Beer, castles, and crazy carnivals

  Belgium’s main attractions are its medieval town centers, which are home to a slew of Unesco treasures and a plethora of wonderful cafe-bars offering some of the world’s best beers.  There’s a lot more, too, from stalactite-filled caves to post-industrial heritage, forest-edged kayaking rivers and rural chateaux to sandy North Sea beaches.  From the […]

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Belgium eases restrictions on UK travelers

  Authorities announced that as of Friday, November 26, double testing would no longer apply to fully vaccinated British citizens traveling to Belgium.  According to the UK’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCO), vaccinated arrivals from the UK now can enter Belgium by presenting one of the following documents: 72 PCR test arrival performed 2 […]

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Belgium: Brussels imposes harsher Covid-19 restrictions

  Due to the concerning epidemiological situation in the Brussels – Capital Region, Belgian authorities have declared that travelers from red zones would face harsher entry restrictions.   According to a press release issued by the Brussels Capital Common Community Commission, beginning September 17, all people who have not been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 disease […]

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Belgium accepts UK’s COVID-19 vaccination

Belgium has begun to recognize COVID-19 vaccination certificates produced in England and Wales, which implies that any fully vaccinated travelers from these two nations carrying the document are able to enter Belgium without having to undergo a ten-day quarantine. In a statement, Belgian health minister Frank Vandenbroucke said, “All the required changes to the scan-app […]

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Belgium will ease Covid-19 restrictions in June

  From June 9, bars, pubs, cinemas, and leisure centres in Belgium will be able to welcome visitors indoors, according to Belgian broadcaster VRT. The government was meeting to consider loosening the limits placed to combat the outbreak of coronavirus, such as encouraging more people to gather indoors, allowing major summer gatherings, and allowing international […]

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French hospitals send Covid-19 patients to Belgium

  As the hospital reached a saturation point, coronavirus patients in Hauts-de-France, the northernmost region of northern France, were transferred to Belgium.    The Regional Health Service (ARS) said that facilities in some towns and cities in Belgium have provided intensive care beds to ease the pressure on the overcrowded hospitals in France.  ARS said […]

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