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The Summer Olympics in Tokyo: facts are facts

After being postponed for a year, the Olympic Games in Tokyo have finally started. A total of 784.000 Dutch people watched the festive opening last Friday. 33 different sports will be practiced, with 5 new ones making their debut this year. Curious about which sports these are or what material the 5.000 medals are made of […]

Get on board at Rederij t' Smidtje

Royal Theater Carré, the Anne Frank House, the Flower Market and natural buildings on the Amsterdam Canals. These are all examples of beautiful Amsterdam sights. You can walk past it, but Amsterdam is actually most beautiful from the water. Rederij 't Smidtje will arrange it for you. Get on board!Text: Patrick Stoffer Image: Rederij 't Smidtje Keep sailing […]

Winfred de Nijs: 'We live in a culture where you are not allowed to make mistakes'

This year, the family business MJ De Nijs en Zonen celebrates its 101st anniversary. The construction company was responsible for the restoration project of the old tram depot De Hallen, the Hermitage Amsterdam museum, the construction of the Eye Film Museum and currently the renovation of the former KPMG office in Amstelveen into high-end homes: The Mayor. At the helm is the [...]

MASTERS TO WATCH: Rogier van Dis

Rogier van Dis, leader North West Europe LIXIL EMENA at GROHE, talks to MASTERS about his challenges, sustainability and the future. Text: Bart-Jan Brouwer | Online editorial: Fleur de Jong Image: John van Helvert Challenge “After studying Commercial Engineering at the HTS, I first worked at Philips and then at Schneider Electric […]