This spring, Borrelia bacteria was in the spotlight. This bacteria, which causes Lyme disease, is spread by the bite of infected ticks. Much less known, but also serious, is the allergy to meat also resulting from tick bites.
The Eurostar train from Amsterdam to London races at high speed through the French countryside. It then dives into the Channel Tunnel, emerging thirty-five minutes later at Folkestone in England. Will the train soon become a viable alternative for travelers taking a city trip to London?
The sky above Schiphol is blue and white – just like the dozens of large birds that are on the ground. Forget the kerosene fumes or rushed travelers around the airport: Schiphol has become deafeningly quiet.