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Do not miss out: train ticket to Paris for €29

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Photo by Pexels/Pixabay.

Do you love Paris as much as we do?

ActieVanDeDag has partnered with Thalys to offer train tickets from the Netherlands to Paris, for the period 12 November 2019 until 20 January 2020, for only € 29 one way or € 58 for a round-trip.

The action is active until 20 October, but the tickets get sold out at the speed of light, so hurry up! The sale link is under the cut.

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Save trees, use Xournal

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Joining the mass sustainability hysteria spree, I’d like to put my two cents into the future of my and others’ grandchildren.

Many interactions with Dutch institutions result in a filled-in and signed document that needs to be emailed or uploaded.

Or another example: you visit Russian Post where you’re requested to fill out 117 copies of a certain form. Do not give in to the provocation and do not fill it in by hand!

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Glossary section

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Photo by ActionVance.

It recently occurred to me that it would be convenient to have a dedicated section that lists the most common Dutch terms. Each term could then provide a brief explanation and references to relevant blog posts, and be linked to.

Thus there is the Glossary section now.

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