Tagged: Spain


Jon Wilkins

Jon Wilkins is Welsh and lives in England. He is a writer. A Europhile and Remainer, he is a regular visitor to Utrecht and has set his crime novel series in the city.


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 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...


Vuelta a España Comes to Utrecht in 2020

After the amazing success of the start to the Tour de France in 2015, Utrecht will stage the start of another of the Triple Crown of Road Racing with the Vuelta a España coming...

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Ellen Van Dijk wins Vuelta

Utrecht Regions very own cyclist Ellen van Dijk has won the Madrid Challenge, the women’s competition that is part of the Vuelta. She ended in sixth place on Sunday after the 100 kilometre stage...

Sinter Klaas has arrived! 0

Sinter Klaas has arrived!

Sinterklaas was spotted during midday at the Amsterdamsestraatweg yesterday with his black workers (zwaarte Pieten) handing out pepernoten (mini cinnamon biscuits) to the children. Sinterklaas is the Dutch variant of the more popular Santa...

Is this the end for forest fires? 0

Is this the end for forest fires?

Professor Schuiling from the University of Utrecht, along with a number of interested students from the faculty, have created a new fire extinguishing formula designed to rapidly and effectively tackle forest fire outbreaks. The recipe...