Articles by

Ciska Schippers

Ciska Schippers is an almost-historian from Amsterdam and loves everything that has to do with the wonders of American culture, politics and history. Biggest guilty pleasure is watching reality tv shows of which she is convinced are real. Suffering the hardships of being a Feyenoord fan in Amsterdam.

The secret Dutch side of Santa Claus

Sinterklaas has left the Netherlands on his steamboat and is probably recuperating by his pool in Spain....

Everyone should be celebrating Dutch-American Friendship Day right now

A few years ago I wrote this article titled 'It was Dutch-American Friendship Day and you probably...

President Trump or President Clinton: What will happen to us?

It's hard to believe but tomorrow we will finally know who the United States will choose as...

It was Dutch-American Friendship Day and you probably didn’t even notice

Last Sunday was Dutch-American Friendship Day. I stared out the window, searching for any clues that this was...

The American people vs. the game of soccer part II – Have they found each other?

Some time ago, I wrote this article about one of life’s biggest questions: why don't Americans love...

PVV voters and more conspiracy theory fun

Some PVV voters believe in a conspiracy theory regarding their votes... So here are three non-related and...

The Dutch Dominated the Olympic Ice – and the World Noticed

The Olympics are coming to a close so it is time to recap and reflect. And that...

The American people vs. the game of soccer (or football?)

Being the classic example of a high school exchange student that I was, I got acquainted with...
X