Summer has come even in the North of the Netherlands. Picnics, walks, camping, even sleeping – it’s all splendor in the grass! And then, a tick bites!… Read more “Lyme disease lurking in the summer”
Finding a real bargain online may give an adrenaline kick as less money is spent. Nice for customers, but it is a harsh blow to small business… Read more “Lookie-loos discourage owner of local pen shop”
Co-founder of the new food forest in Westerpark in Groningen René Davans explains why he believes food forests are a good sustainable alternative to our current way… Read more “Watch: Foods from the woods: How the new food forest in Groningen cultivates sustainable nutrition”
You may have experienced blocked streets as a result of the many construction sites in the city center of Groningen. Construction workers are happy to be busy,… Read more “Constructions in Groningen are a blessing and a curse”
This summer, there will be music festivals again in the Netherlands! While they have been on everybody’s post-Corona bucket list, nobody is more excited about them than… Read more “Watch: Ladies and Gentlemen, give it up for Fred Goverde and his band!”
A small newly established group, Positive Propaganda, is spreading messages of positivity around Groningen.
Unmanned grocery stores, operated by phone application, are beginning to flood rural areas of Sweden. The stores of Lifvs are open 24/7, after a quick identification, the… Read more “You and the grocery store, no one else – unstaffed grocery stores in Sweden”
Losing something on the train is one of those annoying things that happens to everyone at some point: you are in a hurry and forget to check… Read more ““Don’t forget your belongings and remember to check out” – a train adventure (Audio story)”
Lawyer Adreana Zammit, who terminate her services for Transport Malta after the direct orders she was given were exposed, blamed the media for having to stop working for the Maltese authority.
On a sunny Saturday morning a ferry takes me to Schiermonnikoog. Upon arrival I rent a bike and make my way onto the island. While cycling along… Read more “Wrecks on the Beach – Theun Talsma combs the seashore for animals and artifacts”