Articles by

Erik Janssen

Erik is Firmly footed in Nijmegen and is an editor at a local newspaper called De Nijmeegse Stadskrant. He works in the field of environmental finance at BankTrack, a watchdog of banks and their financing regarding environment, sustainability and human rights. He considers himself a Sherlockian.

Nijmegen: The oldest city in the Netherlands is also one of the nicest!

Yes, Nijmegen is the oldest city in the Netherlands, and no, it is not situated in the Randstad. Nijmegen,...

Will the 26th of July become the national Dutch Independence Day?

Have you ever heard of the Dutch Independence Day? Or even better; the Dutch Declaration of Independence? On...

Afrotopia: A must-see exhibition in the Africa Museum

The Africa Museum: Seeing Africa through African eyes Berg en Dal, a little village close to Nijmegen, wouldn’t...

The biggest party in the Netherlands: The Vierdaagsefeesten 2019 in Nijmegen

What are these Vierdaagsefeesten? If you’re looking for the best party to go to this week, then Nijmegen...

Dirkjan: Definitely the funniest comic in the Netherlands

The funniest comic in the Netherlands? The closest Dirkjan ever got to having sex was when he was...

How to haggle in the Netherlands: Five haggling tips

If there is one thing the Dutch excel at it is getting the most possible value for...

The Dutch German Football Rivalry: Have Things Changed?

The Dutch German football rivalry: did it come to an end? Munich, 1974, Olympic Stadium. “They tricked...
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