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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

Latest articles is providing you with some useful phone numbers and websites which may be handy for administrative formalities.

Nowadays, telecommunications has become an essential tool in any expatriation project. You will have to inquire on that topic if you are moving to Bel

Belgium has a modern and developed transport network including buses, subway, tramway and taxis which will allow you to travel safely to any region.

Leuven, one of Belgium's major cities, is found in the Flemish region. The city offers various career opportunities to foreigners in different fie

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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.


5 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.

Ivory Pomegranate

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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