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Located in the Flanders region, Ghent hosts a big Dutch-speaking community. As a real architectural treasure, it attracts expatriates who are looking forward to discover the culture and history with some 20 museums.

Ghent is an ambitious city, ideal for designers, innovators and entrepreneurs. Whether you are looking forward to work, study or retire here, it will also be an opportunity to learn Dutch.

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weekend = midweek 250 euro; 1 week 450 euro; 1 month 1200 euro.

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The Belgium guide

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Once you have settled in Belgium, you will probably have to carry out some administrative formalities. Here are some useful numbers and websites.

If you wish to travel across Belgium, you can choose among different means of transport. Here is an overview of the Belgian transport network.

Finding a job abroad is not an easy task. Here are a few guidelines to help you find a job in the Belgian city of Leuven.

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Experience et cætera

5 years ago

My random life as a dynamic, social and adventurer student! You'll find some stuff I would like to share and keep track on as my travels, encounters, thoughts, experiences et cætera.

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OppositeOcean

6 years ago

OppositeOcean is a web blog created and maintained by Leah. Leah is a twenty-something American living abroad in Europe with a passion for languages, art, literature, and one special Belgian. She is a college graduate with a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish, but finds that the drive to learn endures. Leah has studied abroad in Italy, spent a year studying in Spain, and is now experiencing a new culture in Ghent, Belgium.

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7 years ago

Twenty-something American girl moves to Ghent, Belgium after three years in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. I take a lot of photos.

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