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When considering a move to a new city, nothing is more valuable than hearing real life stories from other expats living there. Contact us if you live or have lived in Belgium and would like to share your experience.
|Marco has lived in foreign countries as part of his job before, but moving to Belgium as an expat is a new experience. He and his partner are enjoying life in their new home country and haven't regretted the move once. Read more about Marco's experiences as an expat in Belgium.
Nina has been an expat in many different countries and is currently living in Yorkshire, England, while waiting for her next adventure to begin. With a background in public relations, she blogs about the places she's lived, giving expats tips and advice on living in countries all over the world. Read about her experience as an expat in Antwerp.
David Wallace is a Scottish expat living in Belgium. He divides his time between work in Brussels and weekends in Cheshire in England, where his wife and child still live. While David enjoys the diversity and vibrancy of Brussels, he misses his family back home and doesn't get back to England as often as he would like. Read more about his expat experience in Belgium.
Di Mackey is a professional photographer from New Zealand. She lives in Belgium, travelling where the work takes her. Read about her experiences of expat life in Belgium.
Louise Fly has lived in Waterloo, Belgium, for five years and is both a full-time expat mother and housewife. These experiences have led her to develop a specialist service advising expat spouses adjusting to life in Belgium and Europe. Read about her expat life in Belgium here.
Michelle Nott is an expatriated American mother and wife with a background in education (early childhood through university level) and business (for an international company). She enjoys discovering the world through travel experiences and the innocence of her children's eyes. Read more about her experience as an expat in Belgium.
► Read Culture Shock in Belgium to see what aspects of life could take some getting used to
Are you an expat living in Belgium?
Expat Arrivals is looking for locals to contribute to this guide, and answer forum questions from others planning their move to Belgium. Please contact us if you'd like to contribute.
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