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Discover Delft with Secret City Trails

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Are you one of those people who gets all the end-of-summer blues? Or that holds too tightly to warmer days? Secret City Trails’ motto is that there’s no bad weather… only bad clothing choices, especially in Delft! Urban stories, quirky details and charming corners… They’re always there for you and your family, no matter the season. Read about my experience trying Delft’s Discovery Walk with my husband and kids!

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Finding a Balance in Times of Coronavirus

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Ever thought of finding a balance in times of coronavirus when everything needs to be done at home? For me, the typical day started when the 5-am-alarm went on. There was silence in the house. I looked out the windows and the streets were empty. With a blanket, laptop on my lap and my feet by the heater, I started my day. It has been busy lately. I started article writing for work, specifically about stocks. This was one of my most precious moments. Life at home in the times of corona-crisis has been rarely so quiet.

By Vania Suazo

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The pandemic-proof journey to sustainable eating

By Cathy Delhanty

Just before the Corona-disaster hit, Delft Mamas published our family’s plan to sustainable eating. How has our plan held up under stress? How do we deal with grocery stores selling out due to panic shopping, while at the same time we want to stay home as much as possible during the lock-down? We examined each of our key tips to determine if any changes were necessary. Can we build a pandemic-proof sustainable eating plan?

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The Journey to Sustainable Eating

Our family recycles plastic, paper, bottles, and food waste. We don’t own a car. The house electricity is on 100% wind-power and we keep the temperature low enough that everyone needs to wear a sweater and put a blanket over their laps on the couch. Every year, I tackle another aspect of our family’s environmental footprint and this year is the time for food. Let’s talk about sustainable eating.

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