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Contents SEPTEMBER 2017





52 The Best of Bruges With its dreamy canals, pretty cobbled lanes

Our cover star this month is Dutch super-

and charming market squares, the medieval

model Lara Stone, who grew up in Mierlo, in

town of Bruges is like a fairy tale come true.

the Southern Netherlands. Having enjoyed

We present our top picks in the so-called

more than a decade at the top of her game,

‘Venice of the North’.

the 33-year-old remains one of the most in-demand faces in fashion. In this relaxed and

64 South of the Netherlands Highlights

refreshingly honest interview, she discusses

From cosy historic towns to stunning scenery,

everything from selfies to her trademark pout.

not to mention vibrant cities such as Eindhoven and Tilburg, the South of the Nether-


lands has its own unique flavour. We hone in on some of our favourite Southern spots.

10 Benelux Business Special We showcase the Benelux firms you need to know about in fields ranging from law and recruitment to ICT. Meanwhile, do not miss our

FEATURES 74 Michaelina Wautier

exclusive interview with Carlo Thelen, director

We explore the fascinating story of the forgot-

general and chief economist of the Luxem-

ten Flemish artist Michaelina Wautier, whose

bourg Chamber of Commerce.

work will be the subject of an upcoming exhibition at the Rubenshuis in Antwerp.

22 The must-do guide to the Netherlands From art and culture highlights to historical

94 Benelux Beats

hotspots, our huge guide to tourism in the

Discover Benelux catches up with Belgian

Netherlands proves there is no better desti-

singer Billie, who is fast becoming the darling

nation for a jam-packed autumn break. Start

of the Benelux pop scene.

planning your trip here!



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Discover Benelux, Issue 45, September 2017  

Promoting Belgium, The Netherlands and Luxembourg.

Discover Benelux, Issue 45, September 2017  

Promoting Belgium, The Netherlands and Luxembourg.