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Things I've learned as an expat in Amsterdam

I’ve been living in Amsterdam now for the past two years – which is absolute madness. It was never my intention to live in the Netherlands for so long and, really, my move here was the result of not really having anything to do back at home after I graduated and travelled the world for a year! 918 more words


Nominations Announced For 2015 BNP Paribas World Team Cup Wheelchair Tennis Event

The ITF has announced the nominations for the 2015 BNP Paribas World Team Cup wheelchair tennis event at the Club Ali Bey Manavgat in Antalya, Turkey on 25-31 May. 256 more words


Tip Top Tulips: The King is in the house

Amelia: Ladies and gentleman, please help me welcome our special guest…King Tulip!

Tulip: Thank you, thank you very much.

A: What a thrill it is to speak with you after your tour of the Canadian Tulip Festival. 832 more words

Science Writing

An Afternoon in 's-Hertogenbosch (2nd part)

Last part of our visit to ‘s-Hertogenbosch. If you haven’t read the beginning of the story you can still do it here!

Walking through the streets of ‘s-Hertogenbosch we reached the central marketplace, the “Markt” and we also understood why there was such a crowd: a “Geranium markt” is traditionally held on Ascension Day every year in ‘s-Hertogenbosch! 357 more words


Gouda, The Netherlands

How do you pronounce Gouda? We’re day 9 into our trip and I still struggle. I say “HOW-DA”.

Useful tips: make sure you call your bank to let them know you’re going abroad. 174 more words


Wool in Amsterdam

My family and I went on a rather exciting trip last weekend up to The Netherlands. We saw the biggest tulips I’ve ever laid eyes on – many were taller than my toddler with blooms bigger than my hand! 424 more words