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Easter in the Catholic World

Easter, together with Christmas, is one of the most important Catholic festivities. During the Easter Holy Week, Catholics celebrate Jesus Christ’s Death and Resurrection. It is celebrated during the first Spring full-moon Sunday, and therefore its date changes every year. … Continue reading

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Starting All Over Again – Pregnant and Moving to the USA – A Four Part Series

Introduction I found out that I was pregnant in the same week that my husband found out he got a travel grant (Rubicon; NWO) from the Netherlands. This is a grant which allows you to perform research and gain experience … Continue reading

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Top 5 Places You Need to Visit in the US!

While you are here don’t forget to advantage of all the sightseeing the US has to offer. You will find traveling around the US is a bit like traveling around Europe in the sense that customs, dialect, food and music can … Continue reading

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6 Weird things we had to adjust to during our first year in the Silicon Valley

Looking back at my first 18 months in Silicon Valley, here are a few things which had an incredible impact on our life-style. It actually took a while to figure out what they were, but I can now make an (almost) complete … Continue reading

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What is it like to work in a Silicon Valley start-up?

What is it like to work in a Silicon Valley start-up? I have been working in a tech startup for over a year now and this is my story. In August 2013 my wife and I moved into the Bay Area after she … Continue reading

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