Connect International Blog

Welcome to the Connect International Blog!
Starting from January 2017, Connections is moving fully online and digital in the form of a blog.

We will keep you up to date on international news, events and more, with articles published through out the month. You can also now easily search back through our archive, with articles going back to 2009.

Or, look through our Connections magazines for interesting articles.

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A Twist on Rhubarb Crumble

In our new house, we found a large patch of rhubarb growing down the bottom of the garden. Having no ideas or keen taste for rhubarb I took to the expat foodie group on Facebook to ask for some advice. Catriona shared a lovely recipe with me for a yummy rhubarb crumble, and with a few changes to meet my personal taste buds it came out so beautifully that I wanted to share it with you. Continue reading “A Twist on Rhubarb Crumble”

Leeuwarden/Friesland Cultural Capitol 2018

Written by: Charmaine Andre and Shannon Zurhaar

Leeuwarden: Cultural Capital of Europe 2018! It’s been the talk of the town the past couple of years and the city of Leeuwarden has been hard at work with its improvements to the city to show the world how beautiful it is. You have probably noticed the white boy & girl statues, the pedestrian area and changes by the train station, the flags, flowers, trees, among many other things. But what is ‘Cultural Capital’? And what does it mean for Leeuwarden and Friesland?

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