April 11, 2011 Leave a Comment
“Crossroads has always been the first site I send to new expats who have discovered my blog and there really ought to be something for our region written by expats, for expats. Without it, where are we going to turn?” asks US expat Amanda Potter.
Article republished with permission
Source: Amanda Potter’s blog Maastricht Minutiae
April 10, 2011 1 Comment
The news this week of the discontinuation of Crossroads, the English language web magazine published by the European Journalism Centre in Maastricht came as a shock to its many readers and contributors. The publication, which attracted 12,000 unique visitors every month, has been closed, due to end of funding.
Crossroads editor Sueli Brodin takes a looks at the history of the magazine.
April 10, 2011 3 Comments
“The region had it all sorted out: a successful website with news and tips for expats and foreign students in Maastricht, the Netherlands. An international platform where they could share what really mattered to them. This site has now suddenly closed.”
Article republished with permission.
Source: Jean-Paul Toonen’s blog Shipping Thoughts
April 4, 2011 20 Comments
Dear Crossroads readers and writers, I am sorry to inform you that the publication of Crossroads is being discontinued until further notice, due to end of external funding. On behalf of the European Journalism Centre, I would like to thank you all for your interest and contributions to our magazine for the past ten years [...]
April 2, 2011 Leave a Comment
New canal museum in heart of Amsterdam | Radio Netherlands Worldwide “Each year, some three million tourists take a canal cruise to view Amsterdam’s ring of canals from the best vantage point: the water. Now, before embarking on their boat tour, they can first visit the latest in an impressive list of Amsterdam museums – [...]
April 2, 2011 11 Comments
Or the story of an endearing friendship between a 76 year old world traveller from Limburg and a Romanian student in Maastricht.