It was my very first visit to the Dutch city of Nijmegen, which is located near the German border.
The reason for my going there was a joint aikido seminar led by three senseis:
So I was brave enough to not get scared off by storm Ciara (but nonetheless happy to be back home before dark).
One of the tricky things in Dutch is the mapping of a noun to one of the two grammatical genders:
It’s an unusual review today: I’m writing about my experiences with the fastest-growing online supermarket chain in the Netherlands—Picnic—which has finally opened its virtual doors before me.
I’ve signed up for it a little more than a year ago and landed at the place 200+ on the waiting list at the moment.
Later I checked on the app several times but my number never changed so I forgot about it a while later.
Amazing news for anyone planning to visit Saint Petersburg.
As of 1 october 2019 a simplified procedure for obtaining a Russian visa has become available. The so-called e-visa allows for visiting Saint Petersburg and the Leningrad region.
Tom Hegen, a German award-winning photographer specialising in aerial photography, has made absolutely stunning night photos of the Netherlands.
They feature dazzling light patches of greenhouses against the pitch-black background, so bright that they are clearly visible from space.
By the courtesy of Tom I’m publishing his Greenhouse Series photos in my blog today.
The yesterday’s event has been a success in my opinion!
I’ve had a great time, and the turn-out was even larger than expected.
Cold days are coming our way. This morning has hit -2 °C (28 °F)!
The grass is still green though.