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Sometimes it’s for the better

Whenever I meet new people, the topic always comes up. We talk about friends, family and siblings. I talk about my two half-brothers, who I love dearly, and the questioning eyes look at me. “Oh yeah, my parents are divorced.” Immediately, the questioning eyes change into sad eyes. They tell me they’re sorry for me, that they didn’t know and will not bring it up … Continue reading Sometimes it’s for the better

Electric ferries as the start of carbon neutrality

As from the new year, the city of Lisbon will start replacing their old fleet of ferry boats with new, electric ones. The public ferry company Transtejo & Soflusa ordered ten new boats who solely run on electric-charged batteries. For the country of Portugal, this a new step in the direction of being carbon neutral in 2050. In 2019, the government of Portugal made the … Continue reading Electric ferries as the start of carbon neutrality

Fighting or partying? The Netherlands gets ready for first party weekend

On the 25th of September, the clubs open again in The Netherlands after being closed for three months. But not everything has gone back to normal: they still must close at midnight. In other countries, such as Belgium and France, there have been riots every evening when the bars and clubs close. Is The Netherlands prepared for these kinds of riots? And what do the … Continue reading Fighting or partying? The Netherlands gets ready for first party weekend