Events & Trips

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Every week we organise several great events, from delightful coffee mornings to guided museum visits, and from lectures to full day and weekend trips. Feel free to join us. Membership is not required for most events.

Noël à Strasbourg

Sat 25 Nov - Sun 26 Nov
33 RSVPs 4 left 289,00 249,00

Cafè Samedi

Sat 25 Nov | 10:30 - 13:00
16 RSVPs 34 left

Monschau Christmas (extra date)

Sat 25 Nov | 12:30 - 21:30
38 RSVPs 15 left 87,50 72,50

Vlerick Expat Event

Wed 29 Nov | 18:00 - 22:00

Wine Appreciation Workshop

Wed 29 Nov | 19:30 - 22:00
12 RSVPs 2 left 75,00

Canterbury Christmas Tales

Sat 2 Dec | 06:30 - 01:30
26 RSVPs 22 left 139,50 119,50

Planetarium & Observatory

Sat 2 Dec | 16:00 - 21:30
7 RSVPs 23 left 47,50 40,00

Monschau Christmas (90% full)

Sun 3 Dec | 12:30 - 21:30
76 RSVPs 9 left 87,50 72,50
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Edgar Hütte, 23 October 2017
It is not very common that an artist of the like of Christo comes to Brussels. There are not many artists that can equal the length of his career (about half a century, he’s 82 years old now). There are probably none that can match the scale of his works. Think the wrapping of the German Reichstag, the covering of 2,5 kilometers of ...
  • Edgar Hütte, 17 October 2017
    The days get shorter. The temperatures drop. Christmas season is just around the corner. Since 2013 Expat Club has been organising dozens of special ...
  • Edgar Hütte, 21 September 2017
    Expat Club's membership base and activities are expanding quickly. Therefore we are looking for enthusiastic new members that would like to strengthen the ...
  • Edgar Hütte, 13 July 2017
    The subject line actually refers to a Facebook thread that I started last week about plumbers and other handyman scum who try to rip you off in any way ...
  • Edgar Hütte, 5 May 2017
    Did you already sign up for a free Expat Club membership? If not, here is another good reason. Every time you make a booking for one of our events or trips ...
  • Edgar Hütte, 8 January 2017
    A new year has begun. It's not only time to think about new year's resolutions, but also about the plans for Expat Club. Our international community is ...
  • Edgar Hütte, 28 December 2016
    Expat Club doesn't operate its own coaches for obvious reasons. Just like airplanes need to fly, coaches need to be on the road as much as possible to ...
  • Edgar Hütte, 13 November 2016
    In 2016 we organises for the 4th year trips to some of the best Christmas markets that we can reach in a day. We started in 2013 with fantastic trips to ...
  • Edgar Hütte, 4 November 2016
    Number one worry for most inbound expats, even before packing their suitcases, concerns finding a proper house or apartment in Brussels. Where to live? ...
  • Edgar Hütte, 28 October 2016
    Discovering Brussels by bike can be done in several ways.  For those already commuting on two wheels, or using it regularly for getting around town, it may ...
  • Edgar Hütte, 24 October 2016
    Brussels has a new shopping center! The name of this brand-new complex is Docks Bruxsel. It's located right on the canal in the North of the city and it ...
  • Edgar Hütte, 21 October 2016
    The opinions about the Brussels’ level of bicycle-friendliness vary a lot.  Despite many recent improvements, such as designated bicycle lanes and the ...
  • Edgar Hütte, 18 October 2016
    To answer a question with another question, isn't this article's topic just an absurd question? From a certain perspective it is, because there is obviously ...
  • Edgar Hütte, 17 October 2016
    Brussels may not be the largest European capital, but culturally it has relatively a lot to offer. The Wikipedia list of museums in our town shows no less ...
  • Edgar Hütte, 16 October 2016
    When I first arrived in Brussels in March 2010 to look for a house for me and my wife I explored the city like a first-time tourist in Paris. I must have ...
  • Edgar Hütte, 12 October 2016
    Brussels is not exactly a calm city when it comes to noise made by the sirens of emergency services (policy, ambulance, fire department and energy ...
  • Edgar Hütte, 11 October 2016
    Join the Ex-Pat Buzz! Expat Club events are frequented by many different people. Some of them have great talents, such as our long-time supporter Sarah ...
  • Edgar Hütte, 11 October 2016
    Within half a year after the 22 March attacks Brussels airport has lost over 10% of its passengers compared to last year. As a result it has dropped out of ...
  • Edgar Hütte, 11 October 2016
    Expat Club is happy to welcome Antoine Demaria as our new intern. Coming from Paris, the 21-year old third year student of the European Business School ...
  • Edgar Hütte, 22 June 2016
    Can I be honest with you? I'm totally fed up with the weather forecasts. Belgian weather does justify the question what we have done to deserve this? It's ...
  • Edgar Hütte, 19 April 2016
    As of this week it will be possible to also pay with Mr Cash / Bancontact. Belgium's leading online payment system was already available on 80% of the ...
  • Edgar Hütte, 28 March 2016
    On Easter Sunday our Meetup.com group reached a whopping 5000 members. Expat Club started as Expat Club Brussels on 31 March 2013. It quickly ...
  • Edgar Hütte, 24 March 2016
    Where were you during the terrorist attacks on Tuesday 22 March, and what did you do immediately afterwards? Members are invited to first login, but anyone ...
  • Edgar Hütte, 29 February 2016
    Becoming a member of Expat Club has many advantages. You will become part of an exclusive local network of international minds and can connect with other ...
  • Edgar Hütte, 15 February 2016
    There are four questions people often ask me during the events and trips. When did you start Expat Club? Why did you start Expat Club? How do you come up ...
  • Edgar Hütte, 15 February 2016
    As of Friday 12 February Expat Club has moved into a new office in the Louise Centre at Avenue Louise 279, at the intersection with Chaussée de Vleurgat. ...
  • Edgar Hütte, 28 January 2016
    Expat Club delivers great value for money for its events in Brussels and its daytrips to every corner of Belgium and many destinations in surrounding ...
  • Edgar Hütte, 26 January 2016
    Expat Club members and Expat Club have donated €83,13 to Samu Social Bruxelles. During our Christmas trip to Monschau on 29 November 2015 we visited the ...
  • Edgar Hütte, 26 January 2016
    Expats moving to Belgium have a lot to look forward to, but settling in after a recent move can be challenging. In addition to cultural differences, you may ...
  • Edgar Hütte, 22 January 2016
    Good times happen over coffee! It's a funny picture that we use for our coffee mornings on Monday at JAT' Café. On a weekly basis we welcome between 10 ...
  • Edgar Hütte, 8 October 2015
    Thank you to 5000 people who liked our Fanpage on Facebook. We grew from less than 1000 in October 2014 to well over 5000 fans now. After our website is ...
  • Edgar Hütte, 18 September 2015
    Expat Club will again visit several wonderful places to celebrate the Christmas season. Our Christmas Markets trips are for everyone, from young to old. ...
  • Edgar Hütte, 1 September 2015
    Expat Club delivers great value for its trips and events we organise. And to give you the best value for money we encourage you to book early. For ...
  • Edgar Hütte, 17 August 2015
    Expat Club started on Meetup.com and quickly grew to the largest and most active group in Belgium. On Sunday 16 August we welcomed our 4.000th member. A ...
  • Edgar Hütte, 23 June 2015
    Expats in Brussels is a great reference guide for all expats in Brussels. This handy 300+ page booklet is chock-full of information that can help you ...
  • Edgar Hütte, 15 June 2015
    Since fall 2014 we have been organising regular coffee mornings in JAT' Café on Rue de Namur, close to Place Royale. As our group is continuously growing ...
  • Edgar Hütte, 15 June 2015
    Sarah Strange is an official Brussels tour guide, and Expat Club regular and a published poet, the Poet in the Woods. Recently she visited our weekly Café ...
  • Edgar Hütte, 10 June 2015
    Expats living in Brussels may have difficulty settling in, feeling at home, and meeting new friends. Expat Club aims to ease that transition while enhancing ...
  • Edgar Hütte, 20 May 2015
    Travelling by bus is comfortable and safe, but there are many rules a bus company has to adhere to. We sometimes explain this during trips so you understand ...
  • Edgar Hütte, 4 April 2015
    Expat Club is Brussels' premier international community because we care about the quality of our events. For almost all museum or company visits and ...
  • Edgar Hütte, 19 November 2014
    At the end of April this year Expat Club traveled to Northern France to visit the region of Verdun, a 2000 year old city that is often called the Capital of ...
  • Edgar Hütte, 9 July 2014
    In May and June, Expat Club members have raised €88,57 for Hôpiclown. This nonprofit organisation's aims "to make sick children in hospitals laugh. The ...
  • Edgar Hütte, 24 June 2014
    Money. Don’t you wish it would just grow on a tree? Preferably one in your own backyard of course. Keep on wishing… it won’t happen unfortunately. ...
  • Edgar Hütte, 5 June 2014
    Belgium is known for its mouthwatering chocolate. While many other countries are proud of their chocolate industry, such as Switzerland, I cannot draw any ...
  • Edgar Hütte, 5 May 2014
    The first 4 editions of our Charity Rambles on Sunday morning raised €154,20 for the Flemish Parkinson Liga. Thank you to everyone who joined Expat Club ...
  • Edgar Hütte, 23 April 2014
    Within one year Expat Club gathered many positive reviews. Our Meetup page shows nearly 100 group reviews and countless event reviews. Additionally after ...
  • Edgar Hütte, 4 April 2014
    In July last year Expat Club visited the magnificent Bouillon castle, where history goes back over 1.000 years. Also in 2014 we will go to this beautiful ...
  • Edgar Hütte, 12 March 2014
    It is really unfortunate the Paris Air Show only takes place once every two years, because this is definitely one of the most impressive events on the ...

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