Category Archives: Media

645. ‘1000 Awesome Things about Curaçao’ goes to School!

My close friend and frequent blog contributor, Aftan Schoonen, was kind enough to send this blog to her colleagues at the International School of Curaçao last year. Soon after two awesome fifth grade teachers, Mr. Kummins and Ms. Kay, decided to hop on

645. ‘1000 Awesome Things about Curaçao’ goes to School!

My close friend and frequent blog contributor, Aftan Schoonen, was kind enough to send this blog to her colleagues at the International School of Curaçao last year. Soon after two awesome fifth grade teachers, Mr. Kummins and Ms. Kay, decided to hop on

660. Curaçao’s Most Eligible Bacholerette

Singer / Songwriter Kizzy Getrouw’s father is of Surinamese descent and her mother is from St. Eustatius (Dutch Caribbean), but Kizzy was born in the Netherlands and grew up in Curaçao. Kizzy succumbed to her talent for performance from an

660. Curaçao’s Most Eligible Bacholerette

Singer / Songwriter Kizzy Getrouw’s father is of Surinamese descent and her mother is from St. Eustatius (Dutch Caribbean), but Kizzy was born in the Netherlands and grew up in Curaçao. Kizzy succumbed to her talent for performance from an

A Beautiful Review for ‘1000 Awesome Things About Curaçao’

I’m very happy to report that ‘1000 Awesome Things About Curaçao’ has received a beautiful shout-out from Algemeen Dagblad and Pers Bureau Curaçao columnist Jeroen Jansen last week. Jeroen is notorious for making thoughtful – and often sharp – observations on political and socio-economic developments in

A Beautiful Review for ‘1000 Awesome Things About Curaçao’

I’m very happy to report that ‘1000 Awesome Things About Curaçao’ has received a beautiful shout-out from Algemeen Dagblad and Pers Bureau Curaçao columnist Jeroen Jansen last week. Jeroen is notorious for making thoughtful – and often sharp – observations on political and socio-economic developments in

670. Salsa Giants in Curaçao

Last summer over 12,000 music lovers gathered at the Curaçao North Sea Jazz Festival 2012 for a once-in-a-lifetime treat: Sergio George united the world’s Salsa Giants on one stage: Marc Anthony, Oscar D’Leon, Cheo Feliciano, Luis Enrique, Andy Montanyez, Willy Chirino, Jose Alberto “El Canario”,

670. Salsa Giants in Curaçao

Last summer over 12,000 music lovers gathered at the Curaçao North Sea Jazz Festival 2012 for a once-in-a-lifetime treat: Sergio George united the world’s Salsa Giants on one stage: Marc Anthony, Oscar D’Leon, Cheo Feliciano, Luis Enrique, Andy Montanyez, Willy Chirino, Jose Alberto “El Canario”,

699. Curaçao Nostalgia

1000 Awesome Things about Curaçao was born out of nostalgia. Not the debilitating kind, the kind that empowers. I’ve spent my entire adult life in the US, yet still consider Curaçao ‘home’. It’s where I express my emotions in Papiamentu,

699. Curaçao Nostalgia

1000 Awesome Things about Curaçao was born out of nostalgia. Not the debilitating kind, the kind that empowers. I’ve spent my entire adult life in the US, yet still consider Curaçao ‘home’. It’s where I express my emotions in Papiamentu,

800. Curaçao North Sea Jazz Festival

“Music’s most important element is not found in notes and keys, its true power lies in bringing people together who enjoy, experience and share it.” – G. Elias, Founder of Fundashon Bon Intenshon, Sole sponsor and organizer of Curaçao North

800. Curaçao North Sea Jazz Festival

“Music’s most important element is not found in notes and keys, its true power lies in bringing people together who enjoy, experience and share it.” – G. Elias, Founder of Fundashon Bon Intenshon, Sole sponsor and organizer of Curaçao North

843. Miss Holland Hearts Curaçao!

Alloo, alloo… check out Miss Holland‘s adventures in the land of the free and the brave. Ogle her Dutch tweeties. Fancy her Facebook feast.  All we ask is that you don’t forget your roots when you’re on the red carpet, Eline

843. Miss Holland Hearts Curaçao!

Alloo, alloo… check out Miss Holland‘s adventures in the land of the free and the brave. Ogle her Dutch tweeties. Fancy her Facebook feast.  All we ask is that you don’t forget your roots when you’re on the red carpet, Eline