Courtney is a Brussels-based freelance content writer and blogger originally from the US. She went to Brussels and got her Master’s degree in International Relations so she could work in EU politics, but decided she loved writing instead. Before settling in Belgium, Courtney lived and traveled in France and Switzerland and worked as a teaching assistant in a French secondary school. Although she didn’t end up working in politics, she’s still fascinated by European affairs and the intersection of travel, culture, and politics. She maintains a blog ( about Belgium and Europe, and you can find out more about hiring her writing services on her website (