18
Jul
posted by Jör at 10:21 comment View Comments

The last time I was here, we called this city Peking. At that time, there were far fewer cars and many more bikes. I miss the bicycles. Beijing has been modernised. The metro system works well and stops at Tiananmen Square. So, when you come up to street level, you find yourself looking right at… read more »

07
Mar
posted by Caroline at 14:00 comment View Comments

If your job involves flying around the world and visiting foreign places, it suggests that you learn about all those different cultures easily. But, as I already wrote in a previous blog, I find it hard to get to know ‘the heart’ of a place and its people during my short stopovers. At KLM, there’s… read more »

24
Feb
posted by KLM Executive at 14:23 comment View Comments

From Amsterdam to China with manufacturing and luxury goods, from China to Africa with construction goods and electronics, and back to Amsterdam with flowers and vegetables. By establishing this unique cargo triangle, KLM is the first in the world to operate a direct freighter link between Europe, China and Africa. While others gear down, KLM… read more »

24
Jun
posted by Richard de Nooy at 14:00 comment View Comments
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Whenever I feel cocky and think I’m starting to get a grip on the world, I remind myself of China and realise how ignorant I really am. Until about a week ago, I knew the names of three Chinese cities: Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong. I’d read about other cities in articles, but somehow their… read more »