19
Sep
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A330 opstijgen

This time in our ‘Aircraft’ series we are going to take a closer look at the Airbus A330. KLM has eleven A330-200s in its fleet. Three A330-300s will be added in the spring of 2012. The A330 is a unique plane; it has a beautiful design and uses less kerosene than other types of aircraft.… read more »

16
Sep
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Judith Stuijt met Dr. Ganda

A few months ago, she introduced herself in her blog with the above title. Judith Stuijt, passionate fundraiser at the VU University Medical Center. From an early age, Judith was determined to do her bit to make the world a better place. On Sunday 18 September she will head to Eldoret, Kenya. For four days… read more »

16
Sep
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Copenhagen

Apart from reminding me that there really is no substitute for first-hand experience when it comes to travel writing, my recent holiday to Norway rekindled my love of foreign languages. I am endlessly intrigued by the way they are spoken, the way they shape and reflect local culture, and the comical misunderstandings they cause. For… read more »

14
Sep
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Just human

Ever wished the earth would swallow you up? I’m pretty sure everyone has had that feeling now and then. At least I have. I had it again on my last trip. As I was standing in the lift with a colleague one night, a lady entered wearing a dress that was just a little too… read more »

12
Sep
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Wijnvaten

How do you go about buying wines for more than 20 million passengers a year? The answer is you taste a lot of it! But, all kidding aside, tasting is what it’s all about. Buying wine for KLM is not an easy job, but what a job it is! – 4.5 million bottles of wine… read more »

09
Sep
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Bergen

Probably the last thing I expected to encounter in Bergen was a large group of very young, very rowdy pimps and prostitutes singing their way through the town’s bustling and beautiful harbour, where cruise ships rub shoulders with fishing boats along the busy wharf. Before I had time to fully fathom this unusual cultural phenomenon,… read more »

07
Sep
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Whale watching water

After we arrived in Panama City, the outgoing crew told us some great stories about spotting whales. Apparently it was the season. So we decided right away to go on a boat trip the next morning. Unfortunately, the only boat we knew of was already taken for the next day. Too tired to go and… read more »