The fourth and final stage of our cycling trip on the Via Belgica takes us from Heerlen to Cologne.
The Leonardo Da Vinci of the Low Countries is responsible for many revolutionary discoveries in physics, architecture, mathematics and linguistics.
The third stage of our cycling trip on the Via Belgica takes us from Liberchies to Heerlen.
At the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp, Belgium became the worlds best football team by winning gold after a controversial match against Czechoslovakia.
Migration, the Other Way Around
The second stage of our cycling trip on the Via Belgica takes us from Tournai to Liberchies.
Jane Judge’s book provides a profound analysis of the rich sources surrounding the events that shaped the Belgian identity.
Our Colonial Legacy
Derek Blyth pays tribute to the man who has shown us the way for more than four hundred years: the Flemish cartographer Gerardus Mercator.
The first stage of our cycling trip on the Via Belgica takes us from Boulogne to Tournai.
Zero Point 1945
In the Brussels European Quarter you'll find a museum dedicated to the - at times turbulent - history of Europe.
Thanks to two biographies published at the same time, the Dutch physicist and Nobel Prize winner Hendrik Lorentz finally gets the attention he deserves.
According to historian Benjamin Kaplan, the new English translation of the most read Dutch history book will attract new generations of readers.
The Brussels-born architect designed a number of important buildings in Colombia in the 1920s that were even declared National Monuments.
The Dutch haven’t always been so mad about bikes. That close bond with cycling crept in quietly.
Historians have chosen new themes to represent the Canon of Dutch History.
Pour a glass of your favourite brew and join on a historic journey of beer and brewing in the Low Countries. Proost!
Seventy years ago, the Korean War broke out. Belgium and the Netherlands too sent soldiers to Asia. They were all volunteers who decided to sign up for the most diverse reasons.
In the Dutch language, bloomers have been known under a variety of names that refer to the Middle East, New York and Dutch fishermen.
Although the Dutch stayed in Taiwan for less than forty years in the seventeenth century, Dutch has had a lasting impact on the language the islanders still speak today.
In June 1520, rival nations France and England impressed each other with lavish competitive displays of wealth and splendour on the “Field of the Cloth of Gold”.