Entries by Christina Kambanella

We are great, but how many are we?

Yes, us expats are interesting and fun and adventurous and brave, in one word great! But let’s see how many of each nationality live in each nearby region. Find yours in the easy-to-read table that I spent an hour making for you 🙂 Haarlem Haarlemmermeer Bloemendaal Zandvoort Amsterdam Dutch 147 001 143 662 22 736 […]

The butterfly effect: A butterfly can flap its wings in a park in the Netherlands, and you get people visiting it.

The Netherlands with many picturesque cities around its canals and some very beautiful nature destinations, can enchant its travelers with its many different colors. These can come not only from the tulips, but also from the butterflies that the country hosts, which have actually increased this summer. And due to the exceptional nature of the […]

5 delicious cocktails that stand the test of time

They are called classic cocktails because they were created in another era and yet they never got out of fashion. But they change, reshape, adapt to conditions, trends and requirements. And this may be another element due to which, these cocktails are considered irreplaceable, even in the most modern bars. Five classic cocktails, older than […]

Proof that the corona-vaccine works

The age of corona patients admitted to hospital is shooting down. This month, people in their fifties are the largest group. Intensive Care foreman Diederik Gommers: ‘The people that get in hospital and in the Intence Care Unit in May are the non-vaccinated.’

Let’s talk about hometowns: Fortaleza, Brazil

Capitals, cities, towns, villages, neighbourhoods. We all come from somewhere and it’s time to meet each others’ hometowns and who knows, we might put some new places that we have never heard of on our bucket list! In this post, we hear from Vinnie about his hometown Fortaleza, in beautiful Brazil!

Let’s talk about hometowns: Bermuda

Capitals, cities, towns, villages, neighbourhoods. We all come from somewhere and it’s time to meet each others’ hometowns and who knows, we might put some new places that we have never heard of on our bucket list! In this post, we hear from Abbie about her home on the island of Bermuda, the British Overseas […]

Let’s talk about hometowns: Vancouver, Canada

Capitals, cities, towns, villages, neighbourhoods. We all come from somewhere and it’s time to meet each others’ hometowns and who knows, we might put some new places that we have never heard of on our bucket list! In this post, we hear from Monique about her hometown of Vancouver, in Canada.

Let’s talk about hometowns: Boscotrecase, Italy

Capitals, cities, towns, villages, neighbourhoods. We all come from somewhere and it’s time to meet each others’ hometowns and who knows, we might put some new places that we have never heard of on our bucket list! In this post, we hear from Emilia about her hometown of Boscotrecase, near Naples in Italy.

Let’s talk about hometowns: share your story!

Capitals, cities, towns, villages, neighbourhoods. We all come from somewhere and it’s time to discover each other’s hometowns – who knows, as a result we might put some new places that we have never heard of before on our bucket list! We are introducing our new feature and your input is invited.

No more Moria: this is the story of one refugee camp

In recent years, I have heard and read too many opinions and comments from people around the world, opinions full of hatred and disgust for fellow humans that they don’t know, for humans who are suffering, for humans who didn’t choose to leave their country and go to Europe. This article is a reminder of […]