Discover Benelux | Contents
Contents APRIL 2016
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Jaco Van Dormael
12 Golfing Glory in Belgium
His latest film, The Brand New Testament, gained international appraisal and even a Golden Globe nomination. We spoke to the eccentric director about the film’s success.
With stunning greens all over the country, Belgium is an excellent destination for both veterans and novices to get the most out of this fantastic sport.
16 Top Belgian Interiors
52 Rotterdam’s Floating Farm Applying the latest technologies, Rotterdam is currently constructing a floating dairy farm. We found out how this could be a first step in solving the issue of global food shortages.
From furniture stores to interior architects and design advisors, this special theme gives you an in-depth look into the Belgian companies behind some striking and inspiring interiors.
36 Explore the North of
Pub and Restaurant of the
the Netherlands Largely overlooked, Friesland is a spectacular province with beautiful, water-rich surroundings, a fascinating cultural heritage, and some of the country’s most charming cities. PLUS: Groningen Guide, from page 42
46 A Taste of the Benelux From a museum dedicated to Belgian frites, to several gastronomic gems in the rest of the Benelux: here are our top picks for a fabulous, culinary night out.
MINI SPECIALS 9
Children’s Universe Celebrating the needs, wishes and aspiration of the little ones, this mini special features a top school in Brussels and a shop that makes the lives of new parents a little easier.
An English-inspired pub in the heart the Grand Duchy, and a kebab lounge that defies the food’s stereotype; these are two unmissable addresses in Luxembourg.
BUSINESS 50 Company profiles, regulars and more Wallonia is working hard to put its cities in the limelight including the historic town of Braine-L’Alleud. Our columnists are discussing Brexit and question the stories behind location-inspired surnames. PLUS: Business calendar, page 55
DON’T MISS 6 Fashion Picks | 8 Desirable Designs 62 Out & About | 54 Columns
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Promoting Belgium, The Netherlands and Luxembourg.