Five students from Ukraine and Russia who attend Haarlem Campus, gathered art by Ukrainian artists to show on four screens while the courageous melodies of the Ukraine Liberation Orchestra will fill the Koepel, on Sunday 24th September at 11:00 am.
About Christina Kambanella
Christina was born in New Zealand and raised in Cyprus. She studied marketing and worked as a copywriter in Greece, then moved to Italy to study wine where she became a Wine, Fashion & Hospitality professor at Florence University of the Arts. In 2018, she moved with her British husband to the Netherlands and launched her own school. She is professor and owner of Sip Wine School where she gives fun wine lessons and tastings. She considers herself a forever expat! She is in love with Haarlem and her cats Kareem and Janna.
Entries by Christina Kambanella
Today’s world faces a number of complex challenges. Wondering what these challenges are? See below the five global challenges that you, as a student or just as a caring human being, can make a difference in.
I am sure you have all seen this huge round building – the dome in our beautiful city. But do you know its whole history and its present story? The Koepel (Koepelgevangenis) is a former prison in Haarlem. It is one of three Panopticon-style buildings situated in the country. One of the three designed by […]
They say we will have snow this week and this is good news, because if we are feeling the cold, we deserve to see it as well! So while outside it feels like the Antarctic, nothing will get you warm as much as a warm mulled wine. It can give all the warmth your body […]
The Urban Walk Haarlem is a unique city walk along and through the highlights and undiscovered places of Haarlem. Participants can choose from a course of 12 or 18 km. In the Urban Walks concept, participants explore the most beautiful places in the Netherlands on foot. Thanks to the combination of sportsmanship, culture, architecture and […]
Sparkles and bubbles are the musts of Christmas holidays, especially for the New Year celebrations. But even though sparkling wine is maybe the easiest wine to drink, it is the most difficult to make. Why? Because of the need for two fermentations: one to make wine and the other to make bubbles.
Old and new, fiction and real, funny and sad, these are my favourite 8 books that took me through the difficult year of 2021. My list below is not in any particular order of preference, since I loved all of these books the same. So grab a glass of wine and choose which ones you […]
Even if you don’t want to admit it, you are curious about the size of men’s genitals. That’s why you are reading this 😉 And yes, a lot of research has been done over the years, that shows that the penis size vary greatly between countries.
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.’
Get ready to celebrate your amazing self this May! The super-talented Czech photographer Aneta Jeremiášová, who lives in Haarlem and won the first place of the 2020 Unlike Portrait Awards, is looking for 30 amazing women to join her in a luxurious and empowering experience in her 30 over 30 project.
I recently saw this portrait that left me speechless. The light, the colours, the model’s alabaster skin and piercing look. A portrait that looks like a painting, but it’s not. It is a photograph and it is real. And it was taken by the super-talented Czech photographer Aneta Jeremiášová, who won the first place in […]
The fashion industry has a disastrous impact on the environment. In fact, it is the second largest polluter in the world, just after the oil industry. Especially fast fashion (zara, h&m etc), which makes shopping for clothes more affordable, it comes at a huge environmental cost. But we love fashion and we love wearing new […]
When I met Dušan the first thing I saw was his passion for Czech natural wines. And now you can all see that, because he just founded a company that brings this naturally, delicious fermented juice to us, here in the Netherlands, straight to our house or business. Yes, we talked about natural wines before, […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
Our new favorite wine place Zuid Noord Natuurwijnbar & Bistro, is not only open in the evening (Wednesday–Saturday, 17:00–22:00), but is now open for Friday & Saturday lunch, from 12:00–14:30. Warm seasonal soups, fresh salads, tasty sandwiches and of course the special natural wines, are waiting for you in the light but delicious lunch menu!
In these weird coronavirus-times we are going through, we all have to self-isolate in order to help ourselves and our community. Staying at home might be a good opportunity to brush up your Dutch. Nowadays, there is an increased demand for Dutch lessons during the isolation period as the online classes help you to reach […]