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It Takes A Train To Cry

Deutsche Bahn (DB), the German rail operator, recently decided to name twenty-five new high-speed trains after historic figures. They crowdsourced suggestions and received more than 19,000 proposals. A jury then selected the final names, including one that has some folks scratching their heads: Anne … Continue reading

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Amsterdam Alternatives

This guest post is from Rotterdam resident and blogger Michael Afanasyev. You can follow Michael at his own blog Small European Country Amsterdam alternatives Every major tourist destination has the “big ones”, the things everybody wants to see – like … Continue reading

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Amsterdam This Summer ?

Yesterday marked the opening of the new temporary exhibition in the Anne Frank House: “We too might move on”. The exhibition sheds light on the flight of the Frank family, the Van Pels family and Fritz Pfeffer from Germany to … Continue reading

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Anne Frank and Dutch Book Week

thanks to Marthe Dijkstra for this suggestion: Each year the CPNB, or Collectieve Propaganda van het Nederlandse Boek, organizes the Dutch Book Week (Boekenweek ) to promote Dutch literature and reading. And every year a specific genre is profiled. This … Continue reading

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Anne Frank, A Graphic Biography

Many thanks to Nina Dijkstra for this timely post during Banned Books Week: Following the publication of Anne Frank – the graphic biography in the Netherlands at the beginning of July, publications in other countries will follow this autumn. The … Continue reading

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