Klik hier voor Nederlands It has been hard to get around the past week: the Eurovision Song contest. Personally, it is a guilty pleasure for me. The entire event can get very bad or cringeworthy, but those attributes, along with that the happiness that comes with it makes the contest great in my opinion. This […]
Klik hier voor Nederlands Last weekend the largest relay race in the world was held. A run from Nijmegen to Enschede, good for 175 kilometres split into 25 stages. Due to the large time difference between teams, three restarts are implemented during the race. The night shift starts at 22:00 and runs from Nijmegen to […]
Freedom isn’t free
Klik hier voor Nederlands On sunday May 5th we celebrated our freedom for the 74th time. In many cities there were festivals where you could enjoy a beer whilst listening to big and small artists. The weather was nice, even though it was too cold for a t-shirt. Better luck next time. It all started […]
Klik hier voor Nederlands Beer, who doesn’t like it? You can see it in all kinds of different types, sizes, alcohol percentages and prices. From a delicious Tripel Karmeliet to Paulaner or Schultenbrau, you name it. In the Netherlands we consume around 1.3 billion liters of beer per year. This amounts to an average of […]
Klik hier voor Nederlands The AEX was closed, but the supermarkets made big money. It was easter last weekend. Back in the old days easter was a prominent christian holiday to celebrate the ressurection of Jesus Christ. In the modern days it is a good excuse to have a long weekend and to stuff yourself […]
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Klik hier voor Nederlands ‘It is like eating a meatball at a gasstation, you are allowed to be ashamed of it.’ These are the words of dutch comedian Arjen Lubach in one of the episodes of his show. But what was it about? There are many things to be ashamed about: Those extra beers, the […]