Belgium is among the wealthiest countries in Europe, alongside its neighbours Netherlands and Luxembourg, frequently refered to as BeNeLux. The most important institutions of European Union are located in Belgium, making this relatively small country a center of European diplomacy and politics. Even before the creation of EU in the 90s Balgium has already been a cosmopolitan nation, with roughly half of population speaking Dutch and half French. The country used to have a bloody colonial history in Africa, Congo in particular, but nowadays is an European leader in terms of human rights. Learn what is worth seeing and visiting in various destinations and how to travel there, the prices of various goods and services, accomodation, weather, maps, tourist guides, opinions of visitors and other practical pieces of information!