Yan Ting Yuen (49) was born in Hong Kong, but her parents moved to the Netherlands when she was six years young. They settled in Maastricht where they opened a Chinese restaurant, Asia, in the center of town. Her documentary, My Father’s Choice, examines their family history in liaison to major changes in China and it balances questions and answers offering food for thought. Continue reading Documentary: My Father’s Choice
A wonderful Facebook page about the history and people of Maastricht. Continue reading Historia Traiecti ad Mosam
Famous for not performing on Pinkpop. He walked and didn’t look back. Continue reading Mick Jagger in Maastricht city (1979)
In 2014, the Mandril Political and Cultural Centre had to be relocated because the municipality had other plans for the building. But nothing happened at Boschstraat 5. The building remained abandoned, until now. A group of cultural entrepreneurs, the cultural underground in Maastricht, decided to restore the soul of Boschstraat 5 and revamp its cultural destination on behalf of Kunsttour Maastricht. Continue reading Boschstraat 5 no longer vacant!
If you’re not familiar with the Dutch-Indo culture yet, then stay tuned in the following weeks, because we’ll tell you all about it, starting with some ngobrol-ngobrol (chit-chatting) at Toko Jogya. Continue reading Dutch-Indo food and hospitality (1)
In fiction and in reality, Count D’Artagnan appeals to our sense of adventure and excitement. Continue reading One for all, all for one
On May 11, 1867, the London Treaty made it official: Limburg would only be a Dutch province. Read about the history and the 150th anniversary celebrations, and free tour guides in Luxembourg City and Kirchberg! Continue reading Happy 150th anniversary, Limburg!
The largest limestone quarry in the Netherlands, since 1926 operated and managed by ENCI Maastricht, is expected to end its limestone mining by July 2018. Continue reading The ENCI: perseverance benefits nature
DutchReview website recommends Maastricht over big cities in the Netherlands: “More cafes than days of the year.”
Continue reading DutchReview in favor of Maastricht
Experience the history of making beer in brewery Bosch and visit one of the best preserved treasures of Maastricht. Continue reading Most remarkable brewery in town