Chocolate Dresses on the Catwalk…what?

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Chocolatiers and fashion designers have collaborated to bring dresses made of chocolate to a Brussels catwalk. One creation, by designer Giovanni Biasiolo and chocolate maker Jean-Christophe Hubert, used 8kg of chocolate – not far off the 6kg the average Belgian eats in a year – while another, by Peruvian Ricardo Davila, featured a staff and […]

Ghent: Europe’s need-to-know Green City

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Most people love an underdog – and Ghent, Belgium’s quirkiest city, could well be described as one. Frequently overlooked in favour of its plush sister, tourist-favourite Bruges, which draws in visitors with its chocolate box good looks, Ghent, by contrast, has the feel of a real, working city, but is similarly blessed in terms of […]

The wolf is back in Belgium

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It is now official: the wolf has returned to Belgium for the first time in 118 years. According to the Flemish organisation Landschap, the she-wolf known as “Naya”, has been in Belgium since 11 January, after crossing the border from Germany. However, there is no need to panic and stop enjoying walks in our forests. […]