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    Tourist Tax in Belgium: (Why) Should I pay It and how much does it cost?

    Many places around the world charge an additional “tourist tax” upon the normal accommodation-cost. The tourist tax is not always included in the advertised price. This often leads to confusion and raises many questions: What exactly is this tourist tax? How do I know if it’s legit? How much does it cost? What exactly is “Tourist Tax”: The financial budget of every city and municipality is largely depending on the amount of inhabitants. They all pay taxes for communal facilities and services. Tourism is a great way to stimulate the local economy, but it also has a large cost for extra facilities and services that are needed. In order to…

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    All you need to know about the Magical Bluebell Forest “Hallerbos” in Belgium

    Belgiums Magical Bluebell forest, also know as “The Hallerbos “is located in Halle, only 25 km’s away from the Brussels City Centre. Every year during springtime, thousands of blooming bluebells cover the forest with a blue carpet. When to visit the blooming Bluebells at the Hallerbos? The Hallerbos doesn’t have it’s magical purple carpet all year long. The flowers only bloom a few weeks a year and the best period to visit the blooming Bluebells only lasts for about 10 days. The exact date is hard to tell, since the blooming period is different every year. Last years it was around the second and third week of April, whilst other…