posted by Richard de Nooy at 14:08 comment View Comments

One of the drawbacks of travelling is that one never fully understands what one is seeing. People visiting Holland, for instance, often wonder why Dutch people bother having curtains at all if they leave them open all night. Is it because they’re proud of their rich interiors and impeccable taste? Or are they simply trying… read more »

posted by Marleen Veldhuis at 10:40 comment View Comments

Over the past ten years I have taken a lot of trips to training camps and competitions throughout the world; Melbourne, Korea, Pretoria, Seattle and Venezuela to sum up a few. As a swimmer with the Dutch National Team, you always want to be as fit as possible — especially after a long flight. If… read more »