Diversity

Misconceptions about Amsterdam

Let’s Tackle some common Misconceptions about Amsterdam

Everybody knows Amsterdam, but do they really KNOW Amsterdam? And does the image regarding people from Amsterdam align with the reality? In this blog, I’ll share some fascinating questions I have been asked about Amsterdam. WE DON’T ALL SMOKE ALL THE TIME I will start with what I believe would be the biggest misconception about …

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Life in the Bijlmer

Life in the Bijlmer – a former Ghetto, an Upcoming Neighbourhood in Amsterdam

I’m not particularly proud to confess this, but my initial expectations of living in the Bijlmer weren’t exactly optimistic. I had this mental image of residing in an area surrounded by the stereotypical Bijlmer flats that didn’t exactly exude an inviting vibe. I couldn’t help but notice myself constantly watching my back, fearing a potential …

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BI-CULTURAL FEMMELENNIAL

Navigating Multiple Worlds: The Identity of a Bi-Cultural Individual

As a proud bi-cultural individual, being born and grown up in a city that embodies diversity, I’ve had the privilege of witnessing firsthand the power of embracing differences. In this blog I will shed light on my personal experience of living in one of the most diverse cities. HOW MY YOUNG MIND GOT SHAPED BY …

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