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We asked expats and digital nomads what they find the most challenging about the local culture in Belgium. They wrote...

"Expats in Belgium often find the local culture to be quite different from what they are used to. The language barrier can be a challenge, as many Belgians speak both French and Dutch, and English is not as widely spoken as in other countries. Additionally, the Belgian culture is quite formal, and expats may find it difficult to adjust to the more formal way of interacting with people. Furthermore, the Belgian bureaucracy can be complex and time-consuming, making it difficult for expats to navigate the system. Finally, the cost of living in Belgium is quite high, and expats may find it difficult to adjust to the higher prices," explained one expat living in Belgium.

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