Category Trivia

Ice, Ice Baby!

We’ll go ahead and file this one under ‘Trivia’. So what does this post’s title mean? No, I’m not going to talk about Vanilla Ice. (As far as I know he has absolutely nothing to do with The Netherlands or Amsterdam.) Rather, it’s a clever play on words. Today, we’re talking about ice cubes, specifically […]

Trivia Time #2

I’ve been meaning to make these trivia posts more frequently, but I’m lazy and forgetful. (Did you notice I didn’t post at all in October? You should have. I mentioned it in November.) Anyways, for Trivia Time #2 we’re going to talk about fall weather, location and daylight. Fall Weather In the fall, it rains. […]

Trivia Time #1

For the first Trivia Time post, I thought it’d be good to cover some basic information about the area where we live. Amstelveen (pronounced Am-stel-vein) is a suburb to the south of Amsterdam. It is the international headquarters for Team McLennan, as well as professional services firm KPMG and communications technology giant Cisco Systems. It’s […]

Introducing Trivia Time

In an on-going effort to share our experiences in The Netherlands & Europe, Team McLennan will periodically be posting trivia tidbits about the city where we live (Amstelveen), the city where Staci goes to school (Amsterdam) and the country where those cities can be found. That’s right, Team McLennan’s website is going to be educational […]