In order to prevent tourists from stealing their beer glasses, some bars in Belgium require people to hand over one of their shoes as a deposit which is then put in a basket and hung from the ceiling. This shoes basket has also become an attraction.
In 2013 Belgium printed half a million postage stamps that smelled and tasted like chocolate as a celebration of the country’s chocolatiers.
Belgium has a Time Credit System that entitles employees to take a one year secured absence to prevent burn-out and provide an opportunity to pursue other things in life.
Belgium is building a beer pipeline that will move 1,500 gallons of beer per hour.
In the 1970s, Belgium used to serve children beer at school.
A Belgian man who was being evicted from his home when he cheated with his wife, rigged his house up with over 20 firearm traps. He even made a riddle for the next home owners but accidentally shot himself with one of the traps. The Military anti-mining team took 3 weeks to disarm 19 traps.
Belgium set world record for longest period without a government.