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 »

03
Oct
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tulpen

If you think of the Netherlands, you think of KLM , cheese, clogs, windmills and… tulips! Around 800,000 people a year visit Keukenhof, which is the largest bulb flower park in the world and, because of its millions of flowers, one of the most popular destinations in the Netherlands. Maybe you’ve been there. If so,… read more »

30
Sep
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Romania

If you’re anything like me – and I sincerely hope you’re not – you know that Romania is located somewhere in Eastern Europe, but you’re not quite sure where. Is it somewhere between Hungary and Bulgaria? Or is it further north, below the Czech Republic? And the capital, was it Budapest or Bucharest? So, let’s… read more »

29
Sep
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Everyone has a childhood experience that they remember forever. For some, it’s the first day at school, for others the first goal they scored at football. For me, it was my first virtual flight in a flight simulator. It must have been in the early nineties. I was nine, maybe ten years old. My uncle… read more »

28
Sep
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Hypochondriac

Have you ever read any books by Redmond O’Hanlon? I’ve read quite a few of them and was deeply impressed by In Trouble Again: A Journey between the Orinoco and the Amazon in particular. That’s not just because of the hilarious way the author describes his journey into the deep, impassable rainforest. What regularly comes… read more »

26
Sep
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registratie uiver

As you probably know, all aircraft have a registration number. Dutch planes start with PH. But why PH? Is H for Holland and P for Plesman (Dutch aviation pioneer and the founder of KLM)? Or is it not that simple? It is not that simple! At a convention in Paris on 13 October 1919 it… read more »

23
Sep
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Hong Kong tekst

Imagine a door with four locks, behind which is hidden a secret message. Now imagine yourself running through a maze looking for the keys to the four locks. When you have all four keys, you have to turn them in the right order to open the door. And when the door finally swings open, you… read more »