Category: Interviews

Interviews with the people who matter in Utrecht


A Spaniard in Utrecht

José Agustín is from Cartagena, a coastal city, part of the Autonomous Community of Murcia in the South-East of Spain. He is 34 years old and now works at University of Murcia, Spain, as a...


A Moldovan in Utrecht

Today we meet Nichita. who is from the capital of the Republic of Moldova, Chisinau. One of the greenest capitals in Europe. Nichita is 23 years old, and a Masters student in Business Development and...


A Bulgarian in Utrecht

Plamen moves to Utrecht tomorrow and is from the city of Stara Zagora, in Bulgaria. He is 40 years old,  born and raised  in Stara Zagora, Bulgaria. Plamen is a Widower as sadly his...


A Venezuelan in Utrecht

Jenny is from Maracaibo, Estado Zulia, in Venezuela. It’s called “La tierra del Sol Amada” (the land loved by the Sun). This is because they have +35C all year round. She arrived with her...


A Scotsman in Utrecht

Today we welcome our first Scotsman, who is also half Irish! It’s really interesting to see his views on life in Utrecht. Jamie is from Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland. He moved over to the Netherlands...


A señora in Utrecht

We welcome Belén from Barcelona, to our pages today. She is a 36-year-old writer and content developer. She has been crafting written stories for more than ten years. In Barcelona, she used to work...


A Canadian in Utrecht

Today we speak to our first Canadian in Utrecht. Lisa moved to Utrecht from Ottawa, the capital of Canada. Her hometown is Calgary, which is in western Canada near the Rocky Mountains. Lisa is...


A Colleen in Utrecht

Its been a real pleasure to talk with Dr Patricia Canning. She is an Assistant Professor of Linguistics, Stylistics, and Rhetoric in the Department of Humanities at Utrecht University. Her research at the moment...


A Spanish woman in Utrecht

I had the pleasure of speaking with Rosa from Barcelona. She works as a Financial Controller in Utrecht and unsurprisingly she loves travelling. She feels that the combination of Spain and The Netherlands has... - News - Society - An English woman in Utrecht 4 0

An Englishwoman in Utrecht

Christine is English and has moved back and forth to Utrecht since her Mum, little sister and step father moved here in the 1980’s when her step father started working for Apple Computers. Her...


A Vietnamese in Utrecht

I love Utrecht. There should be a marketing phrase there! But it is a place that is easy to fall in love with, as proven by the number of people who choose to stay...


Meet Miffy and Marja Kerkhof

Talk about honoured! Today I spoke to Marja Kerkhof, managing director of Mercis, publisher of Miffy! Marja lives in Utrecht having moved here to study when she was nineteen and travels to Amsterdam to... - Interviews - Franka Hummels (Utrecht based journalist and author) 0

Interview with Franka Hummels

It is exciting to introduce local writer Franka Hummels, to you. After living and working in London, Minsk, India and Germany, she is back in the town where she was born: Utrecht. Franka works...