Wafel met aardbeien

Tasty Belgium

Belgium is a country for real gourmands. From sweet to savory, this country has it all with the best quality. Belgium is known for its delicious chocolates, waffles, fries and, of course, world’s best beers and many more.

Picture yourself,early in the morning, you are wandering the streets of Kortrijk, admiring its beautiful design, but after 2 hours of walking you need to rest. What about getting a true Belgian waffle and sit in a café to enjoy a good cup of coffee. A lot of people do not know but Kortrijk is the city of coffee in West-Flanders.

For lunchtime, you might want to try a classic Belgian dish: Stoofvlees or Flemish stew in English. It is traditional sweet-sour beef and onion stew made with beer, and seasoned with thyme, bay leaves and mustard. If you are student from our campus in Roeselare, you can try the world’s best stoofvlees which is made with Roeselare’s local beer Rodenbach. And as you can imagine, this dish should be sided with a good portion of fries and a Belgian local beer. Bon appetit or smakelijk!

Every lunch is not complete without a dessert, so for a last stop, why not go to Bruges and try one of the world’s best chocolates,while enjoying a walk through the beautiful canals the city can provide?

This article was about just a few specialities you will find here in Belgium. If you want to discover many others, then it is up to you to come and taste!

Belgische natuur

Great Nature

All of our campusses are close to the Belgian coast and you're only a train ride away from the green hills of the Ardennes. Enjoy the great outdoors through walking trails with amazing views. Despite being a small country, Belgium has a rich nature and its citizens know how to enjoy it. Here you will find beaches, lakes, hills and forests. That being said, everything you need to disconnect from the urban atmosphere is gathered in this small beautiful country. If you go to the coast, you will see beautiful beaches where you can ride your bicycle while enjoying the fresh maritime air. Also, you will find a big variety of stands selling seafood so that you can make your stay even more delicious.

Belgische natuur

If you prefer walking in the forest and experiencing fauna and flora, then the Ardennes in south of Belgium, a region of extensive forests, will allow you to be fully connected with nature. There you can do trekking, ride a bike, explore the lakes in a boat, and even do a parachute jump if you’re feeling brave enough. Apart from these, the region counts with a big diversity of animals and plants and it will definitely blow you away.

In case you seek an adventurous experience, The Adventure Park Wavre located in Wallonia offers plenty of activities in the nature:jumps, trails, ziplines and many others. It It is definitely not something to miss out during your stay.