Quick facts

Capital: Brussels

Transport: I used Omio to book transport around Europe and it’s great to have all my tickets in one place. You can use Citymapper to plan your travel as well.

Currency: Euros – most places accept card payment but you should have some petty cash for street food etc.

Sim Card: Many sim cards are valid for entire Europe

Handy Apps: Free tap water Belgium to find free water sources. Deliveroo and Takeaway.com for food delivery.

Language: Most Belgians speak good English, but the official languages are Dutch, French, and German.