Do you recommend any books or movies about this city/country for those who are interested in learning more?

There are some about Bruge and Gent but I have not seen them. - Feb 2019


Belgians have a special place in their hearts for Tintin, Asterix and Obelix, and the Smurfs. I personally think King Leopold's Ghost is a must-read, but as with any former colonial power, Belgium's relationship with its own colonialist past is complicated and nuanced. - Feb 2019


Battle of the Bulge: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uWatKEGgS5o This is an awesome documentary with interviews of remaining living soldiers wo fought in this battle. Also watch Wereth 11; War Horse; In Bruges; Waterloo; The Kid With A Bike; L'Enfant; The Broken Circle Breakdown - Dec 2016


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Not sure. - Jan 2014


A Throne in Brussels - to help you understand how this wacky country was formed. Secret Brussels - All those places off the beaten path101 Things to Do in Brussels & Beyond (The expats guide to having fun while living in Belgium) - am in the midst of writing it. Be on the lookout starting in the summer of 2012. Needs a catchier title I know. - Jul 2011


Tintin? - Jun 2011


Living and Working in Holland, Belgium & LuxembourgBy Beverly Laflamme - Jul 2009


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