Belgians have to wait a long time for summer (rain rain go away)
. So when it's finally here we go craaaaazy
! You might be familiar with the abbreviation TBF
(= to be fair). But today we're giving it a different spin. If you're ever wondering where all your Belgian friends are at in summer time just remember TBF: Terras - Beach - Festivals
T is for Terras"Terraske doen?
" is probably the most frequently asked question in Belgium when the sun is out. Remember it and live it. Almost all the cafes, bars and restaurants in Belgium allow you to sit outside and enjoy the sunshine. Usually people have one or two drinks before moving on to their next activity. But Belgians stay on their 'terras' as long as they possibly can. These will be the moments you'll cherish for the rest of your life!B is for Beach
From De Panne to Knokke. The Belgium coast line is small, but stacked with activities and fun. A lot of Belgians rent out a little appartement or summer house for a couple of weeks. Easy peasy! Belgium is so small that the seaside makes a great day trip too. If you want peace and quiet De Panne, Oostduinkerke en Nieuwpoort (see photo) are best suited for you. Prefer some more fun and excitement? Try Ostend or Knokke. Just don't forget to bring your friends and some money for a go-cart.F is for Festivals
There are more than 36 festivals
from July until September. And those are just the big ones! There are many many more to choose from. Yep, we've built quite the reputation when it comes down to summer festivals. The best known one in the world has to be Tomorrowland. Get your tickets in time if electro, house and techno are your thing.