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Biking with kids in Brussels : the 'bakfiets' Urban Arrow

The bakfiets (cargo bike) is hype in Brussels – at least among families in the Dansaert area.
So we needed one.
You bet we did. It is a fantastic way to bike with kids in the city.
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Career Orientation; Take One

I am starting a little series on career orientation to gather a few ideas on how to approach this fuzzy topic. The first part is about career fairs and I am planning one on “In-house days” and on the hunt for internships. 464 more words

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Returning to Hiroshima and Tokyo

It’s been almost a week since my partner, Theo, returned home to England. We spent 4 intense weeks travelling around Japan, and it’s taking me some time to sort out all of the happy memories in my head. 1,255 more words

A Wondrous New World: An Internship in Ivory Coast

Guest Blogger:  Titus Sauerwein studies the MA African Studies at Leiden University. He has just finished his internship in the Ivory Coast.

When thinking of Ivory Coast, the average Dutch person would probably not come up with more than ‘ehm, isn’t that the country of chocolate’. 601 more words


3 months abroad: daily life in Accra, Ghana

Guest Blogger:  Eline Sleurink, MA in African Studies


What am I doing in Accra?

For the past 2.5 months I have been based at Impact Hub Accra, Ghana, as part of my combined internship and research requirement for the 1 year African Studies master. 532 more words


Conducting an internship and research in Africa

By special guest blogger:  Eline Sleurink, African Studies student

What am I doing at Impact Hub Accra?

For the past 2 months I have been based at Impact Hub Accra, Ghana. 609 more words


Maintain Color-Coded TODO Lists in Vim

Many Vim enthusiasts use Vim for pretty much all text manipulation in their daily lives. However, the plain text nature of this fantastic and powerful editor sometimes leaves a little left to be desired. 333 more words

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