Posted in London Life

There IS Such a Thing as a Free Lunch

Despite being one of the world’s most expensive cities, London still has the magnet to attract visitors from around the globe, including families with young children. Most visitors would say that everything is costly in London. That’s true, but there is good news for families with children. Up to the age of 11 years old, children have many privileges in the UK’s capital, something that parents should know especially if they are on a budget holiday. Continue reading “There IS Such a Thing as a Free Lunch”

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Posted in Language and Culture

New Cultural Citizenship: Sohelia Najand and the Possibility to Solve the Problem of Multiculturalism in the Netherlands

Multiculturalism has over four decades been floating as a persistent issue in the Netherlands, a critical issue that needs delicate handling. It was a result from the major labour immigration in the 1960s bringing people from mainly Spain, Marocco and Turkey into the Netherlands (Source: Study Package Multicultureel Nederland).  The two latter mentioned countries are known as Moslem countries and naturally those immigrants came into the Netherlands along with their cultural attributes including what they believe (religion), what they respect as their daily guidance (values and norms), what they eat (cuisine), what they listen to (music) and so many other things to mention, creating an ethnic diversity within the Dutch society that used to be mono-ethnic. Continue reading “New Cultural Citizenship: Sohelia Najand and the Possibility to Solve the Problem of Multiculturalism in the Netherlands”