02
Nov
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Work out 3

One of the things I always bring along on my flights is my sportswear. But, owing to my lack of discipline, it’s starting to become rather painful to unpack it again, unused, at the end of my trip. The majority of hotels that we stay at have excellent fitness rooms. And it isn’t that I… read more »

27
Oct
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1 miljardst_9

‘Congratulations! You are the 100,000th visitor to this supermarket and you have won one whole week of free shopping! Please smile for the camera…’ You only see this in strip cartoons. Don’t you? Tuesday evening, 18 October. Still enjoying the memories of four fantastic days in The Big Apple, we arrive at John F. Kennedy… read more »

19
Oct
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Lost hours 2

One of the advantages of being away from home and having some spare time now and then, is that I get round to things I don’t give myself the time for at home, like reading a book. Most of the books that I’ve read over the past years have been read beside a swimming pool… read more »

17
Oct
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Kindervlucht part 2

Last week you could read how, in the autumn of 1939, with war looming, KLM was to reunite Hans van de Steenoven with his parents in the Dutch East Indies (Indonesia today). This week we continue with Hans’ experiences on one of the special children’s flights operated by KLM to reunify families abroad: ‘Soon there… read more »

12
Oct
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klm house #92

I already mentioned the Delft Blue Houses in a previous blog. These pretty little miniatures are KLM’s gift to Business Class passengers and are very popular. The good news is that this month house number 92 has been released. It was only a few years ago that I learned that a lot of these miniatures… read more »

10
Oct
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DC-3 Gier

In this week’s blog, I’d like to take you more than seventy years back in time to the days before the Second World War when it was common for Dutch families living in the Dutch East Indies to send their children to the Netherlands to be brought up in the ‘proper Dutch manner’. But as… read more »

05
Oct
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Orange Babies supports HIV-infected mothers and their babies in Africa.

Orange is the colour of Holland. At least, in our opinion. So on world-famous Queen’s Day (well, we like to think it’s world-famous) most towns in our country are decked out in orange. Almost every Dutchman has an orange shirt, dress, hat or pair of trousers in this colour, which is only brought out on… read more »