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Hormones and other chemicals in drinking water won’t actually kill you… yet

Hormones and other chemicals in drinking water won’t actually kill you… yet

Image courtesy of Association of Reproductive Health Professionals When I moved out to the Netherlands to study abroad in mid-January of 2017, I was told something that struck my mind…

Wind Turbines a No-Go Thanks to Defiant Neighborhoods

By Isabelle Lichtenstein   If you ask an American about the Netherlands, the first thing they’ll talk about is almost always the windmill. A staple of Dutch culture for centuries,…

[PODCAST] “Secrets of Sex-Working: The Netherlands”

[PODCAST] “Secrets of Sex-Working: The Netherlands”

This radio feature is based in the heart of a country very different from its counterparts in the western world. The Netherlands is one of the most liberal regions out…

[PODCAST] Martha Moore: Missionary in the Netherlands

[PODCAST] Martha Moore: Missionary in the Netherlands

The Netherlands, at one time, was a very religious country, however suddenly, Christians are disappearing.  With this religious decline, missionaries have been brought in to spread the Gospel  to young…

[VIDEO] Passport for Safety

[VIDEO] Passport for Safety

Have you ever traveled within Europe by plane? It may be surprising for American tourists to see how the European airports have light security and for most times never check…

[VIDEO] Will UK Tourism Increase Following ‘Brexit’?

[VIDEO] Will UK Tourism Increase Following ‘Brexit’?

As the value of the British Pound sinks and Brexit remains at the forefront of many foreign policy conversations, the British tourism industry seems to thrive. What, if any, is…

[VIDEO]”Gentse Gruut: A Woman’s Path to Pioneer”

[VIDEO]”Gentse Gruut: A Woman’s Path to Pioneer”

This mini-documentary captures the journey of Annick De Splenter, a female brewer based in the quaint city of Gent, Belgium. In a profession typically dominated by males and incredibly important…

[VIDEO] Dutch Burials

[VIDEO] Dutch Burials

In the Netherlands, the population is growing rapidly which means that cemeteries are running out of space.  In interviews with Rob Duckers and Frans Van Hapart, they explain how the…

Not Every European Is ‘With Her’

  On one foggy night in Limburg, I was walking home from a local pub when I encountered a large group of rowdy Dutch boys.  I soon became aware of…

If Clinton and Trump were Dutch

If Clinton and Trump were Dutch

American Politics Abroad: if Clinton and Trump Were Dutch I was at my weekly trip to the Primera convenience store in Nieuw Bergen, a small town in Limburg, in The…

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