Celebrating the King’s birthday in Amsterdam

“Gelukkige verjaardag!” is the phrase I was awoken to as people sang down the halls of the Maastricht Guesthouse. It means “happy birthday.” Since arriving in the Netherlands in January, my friends and I had all been anxiously awaiting the Koningsdag — or King’s Day.Continue...

Exchange Diaries: From Paris To Amsterdam

By David Kong (Comm ‘ 14)

Amsterdam is the Venice of the north. Built on marshland, it resembles a concert hall of sorts. Streets alternate with canals shaped in semi-...Continue...