The city of Brussels is the largest municipality of the Brussels-Capital Region Belgium. The City of Brussels covers most of the Brussels-Capital Region. The city of Brussels has a population of approximately 200,000. The head of the City of Brussels is a mayor. Under the Köppen climate classification, Brussels experiences an oceanic climate.
Brussels Travelers' Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need to learn a language before I move to Brussels?
Brussels is bilingual, with most citizens speaking French. English is widely spoken so learning a language if in the center of Brussels is unnecessary.
When is the best time to purchase an airline ticket?
One should book a ticket when you need it. It’s advisable for one to buy a ticket when many people do, approximately two to four months before you fly because research shows that at this time you are likely to find the lowest price for your tickets. Fares tend to rise especially when you are close to your departure date. It also allows you to know which seats will be available and you can choose the most suitable one. I would advise anyone willing to book a ticket to do so as early as possible.
What is the weather like in Brussels?
Brussels has a maritime temperate climate, characterized by warm summers and mild winters.
Is tipping accepted in Brussels?
Guaranteed to be different wherever you go! It’s not expected in cafes, restaurants or hotels, as an amount is included in the bill. Of course, if the service has been particularly good, an additional tip doesn’t go amiss.
It is normal to round up taxi fares to provide a small tip.