Socialism comes with presents

Socialism comes with presents

By Jona Caniels    ‘’Jona, on a des cadeaux pour toi!’’ This was the first thing my colleague enthusiastically yelled at me when I arrived at work two weeks ago. I was curious and went up to him to see what he was talking about. He gave me some small presents like a...
Wanderlust and new beginnings

Wanderlust and new beginnings

By Elina Veelenturf You might wonder what this blog is about – German village girl who lives in a big city for the first time? Not quite yet but let me start with a little introduction first. My name is Elina and I am 24 years old. I grew up in a very small...
Respect is the key to success, isn’t it?

Respect is the key to success, isn’t it?

By Lars Aelfers   The world of leadership: what a wonderful world. But shit, it can be so challenging.  When I opened my eyes to the world of the housekeeping department, I found out how beautiful this world can be. On the other hand, I found out how challenging and...
R.E.S.P.E.C.T., find out what it means to me!

R.E.S.P.E.C.T., find out what it means to me!

By Christianne Poels    We all know the big hit of Aretha Franklin, a song about respect, dignity and gender roles. A song that you can sing with an attitude and at the top of your lungs. The word respect is a loaded word and means something different in every...
Local or Makamba, who is to blame?

Local or Makamba, who is to blame?

By Quirine Droogleever  “Police force Curacao angry and disappointed with RTL for a documentary about criminality in Curacao’, an article I came across about 2 days ago. Last week I watched the documentary, made by famous presenter Ewout Genevans. about the criminal...
Red passport

Red passport

By Manpreet Singh  “Oh, so you have a Schengen passport!”, this is what I hear most of the time whenever I tell my colleagues where I am from. Sometimes, I even hear this from guests, mostly Arab or Indian ones. Because of the red passport, it is common for people...