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Contents FEBRUARY 2015
COVER FEATURE 14
After three years of soul searching and songwriting in New York, singer Gabriel Rios is back in Belgium with a completely new, tuned down sound, leaving behind his Latin pop.
Valentine’s Day Special
No other beer is as popular in so many countries as Heineken. Find out about the history, the brand and, of course, the taste at the Heineken Experience in Amsterdam.
Winter in the Benelux
Read about the all-time favourite Dutch meal of ‘hotchpotch’ and the curious Luxembourg tradition of ‘Buergbrennen’.
Revealing the gems of Brussels’ Art Deco During the 1920s, Brussels gave rise to a new architectural style: Art Deco. There are still numerous magnificent examples across the capital, hiding in plain sight.
Summer holiday escapes: Languedoc-Roussillon Get rid of your February blues and start looking for the summer holiday destination of your dreams, beginning with our top choices in Languedoc-Roussillon. PLUS: More European destinations, page 30.
Discover the Netherlands: Groningen The Metropolis of the North, Groningen is a lively city with a lots to offer; culture, history, architecture and excellent shopping.
Our Valentine’s special covers everything you need for a successful date. Flowers? Check; a romantic location? Check; a stunning outfit? It’s all there.
Attraction of the Month, the Netherlands
A day at the museum
Regulars & Events Our columnists draw parallels between medicine and management, and query the power of repetition. PLUS: Benelux Business Calendar, page 55.
Per square metre, Amsterdam boasts more museums than any other city, but the rest of the Netherlands also has a wealth of exciting museums to explore.
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Design & Innovation As one of the leading nations in the field, Dutch design stands out for its unconventional approach and inventive solutions.
6 Fashion Picks | 8 Desirable Designs 60 Benelux Lifestyle Columns | 59 Out & About
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Promoting Belgium, The Netherlands, Luxembourg and France.