Learning Japanese has a reputation for being hard, doesn’t it? When we hear someone saying: “I speak fluent Japanese,” we are in complete awe. That is if we actually believe them, right? The truth is, learning any language has its challenges, but it also has immense rewards. Japanese isn’t necessarily harder than other languages, just different. Regardless if you study Japanese, Danish, or Arabic, learning a new language forces your brain to create new neuro-associations and grow. In other words, you become smarter. Meer lezen
It can be quite difficult to find the right picture for your online business. Simply remember the time that you wrote that article about food, vacationing, movies, art or sport. It doesn’t matter how great your article is, you still need to complete it with that perfect picture. We all know that pictures have a sort of visual attraction to everyone. Whether you like it or not, pictures tell more stories than words. Meer lezen
Fallout 76 is one of the latest games in the Fallout series. But it’s definitely something new and different. What makes it stand out is that this is the first time Bethesda is working on an online RPG. Fallout 76 is not only an RPG, it’s a game where you can actually play with other players. This does bring in quite a lot of new stuff, but it also removes some stuff from the core ideas of the game. And this makes you wonder, is it worthy a shot or not? Meer lezen
Everyone wants a place that colors their world and electrifies the imagination. Furthermore, a place where creatives can gather publicly, such as the one organized by OT301 in Amsterdam, is important to the economic and social spheres of communities. The benefits are many—creatives can showcase their gifts and projects; people can display their culture and identity; and those involved can also taste the diversity. There is also a wonderful community feeling that welcomes everyone. Friends can meet, children can play, and everyone can relax in these public spaces.
Akihabara is the famous district in Tokyo that is known for aiming gamers, otaku, and lovers of all things electronic. There are a number of quality restaurants, anime stores, supply depots, and even arcades throughout the district that bring it to life morning and night. However, while many people seem to think that Akiba culture is fading away in order to attract tourists. Behind the scenes Akiba culture and gaming is still around if you know where to look.
You may have never heard about some place like this before: a coffee bar where deaf people can not only find employment, but where deaf people can come in contact with those who can hear. That is the idea behind Amsterdam’s latest cafe, known as the Sign Language Coffee Bar. One of the baristas, a deaf woman named Ellen van der Werf stated that, “it’s new and fun to communicate with hearing people.”
Muslims usually have a hard time finding a proper meal, except they are comfortable with fish and vegetarian food. This is because Muslims are obligated to eat only from halal food sources. Halal means pure and it is a way of classifying foods especially meat that is prepared according to Islamic law. However, Muslims that are resident in the Netherlands don’t have to go through much trouble to get a proper meal, as many places now serve Halal food. In reality, halal is not the preserve of only Muslims as everybody can enjoy these meals. In this piece, we will talk about the Top 5 halal places we think you should visit to have a taste of heavenly delights.
There is more populism in the world than ever before, ranging from the European coalition of Wilders, Le Pen and Petry to Trump in the United States. So many are wondering how such events unfolded, how many misunderstandings can be created, but the reasons aren’t that obvious. That is why people should consider turning to one of the very things that is being warred upon—the media. Or to be more exact, the productions of controversial filmmakers like Spike Lee.
Ever wish you could travel the world and experience dozens of cultures, even if it was vicariously? Storytelling has a way of transporting people to places that exist even in the realm of fantasy or to the past with just words and music alone. If you never sat in on a storytelling night, then the Mezrab Cultural Center in Amsterdam is an opportunity for magic that you cannot pass up.
The Albert Cuyp Market is located on the Albert Cuyp Street in the De Pijp neighbourhood of Amsterdam. Established in 1904, the market is now a sprawling center of commerce with more than 300 stalls at both sides of the street. It is undoubtedly the most popular market in Amsterdam, ad it is also the largest and busiest market in the Netherlands. The market is a center of excellence for the best food and clothing items in Amsterdam. And it is famous for its vintage fashion, cheese, waffles and multicultural merchants with Suriname, Turkish, and Moroccan backgrounds.