Het alfabet door Nederland – A van Amersfoort

The Netherlands has opened up after the Covid19 lockdown so travelling around the country has become more easy. But where do you go to? Follow the alphabet and start your journey through The Netherlands! Because most of you are expecting to see Amsterdam written down here, I decided to choose another city: Amersfoort. This city … Meer lezen over Het alfabet door Nederland – A van Amersfoort

Het alfabet – Z van zwartepietendiscussie

Het last letter of the Dutch alfabet is Z, pronounced as https://videopress.com/v/x6uTnQDX?preloadContent=metadata Every year as soon as Sinterklaas enters the Netherlands, the ‘zwartepietendiscussie’ starts again. It is a discussion about the black helpers of Sinterklaas (zwarte pieten). For many years ‘zwarte piet’ was part of Sinterklaas, just like the presents, poems and pepernoten. This changed … Meer lezen over Het alfabet – Z van zwartepietendiscussie

Het alfabet – V van vrijheid van meningsuiting

The V in Dutch is pronounced as https://videopress.com/v/Cvr8KrDP?preloadContent=metadata On of the most important things in the Dutch culture is the freedom of expression (vrijheid van meningsuiting). Everyone is free to give their opinion and to tell what they think. Giving your opinion is something that is completely normal in the Netherlands but can feel offensive … Meer lezen over Het alfabet – V van vrijheid van meningsuiting

Het alfabet – T van trein ergernissen

In Dutch the T is pronounced as https://videopress.com/v/TfxZ2STy?preloadContent=metadata On of the things that Dutch people like to complain about, besides the weather, is a trip by train. Some examples that cause annoyance (ergernis) by people are delays, crowded trains which make it impossible to find a seat and noisy fellow travelers. As soon as automn … Meer lezen over Het alfabet – T van trein ergernissen