The Afropeans

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Afropean on tour - Zielona Gora, Poland

Zielona Gora – Love at every sight!

One of the perks of being an Afropean is the fact that you can travel through 2 continents feeling at home everywhere you go. However being of African heritage, you sometimes need to have a strength of character when travelling to certain parts of Europe. Not because it is different […]

Tasty Food Rotterdam

Tasty Food Rotterdam

Sometimes you run into unexpected things. That is exactly the case with the Afro-Dutch takeaway restaurant Tasty Food in Rotterdam. I had seen the restaurant while going for a filming earlier that day and thought this must be a new one. What caught my eyes was the board outside advertising […]

Jollof rice and Dodo (African Kitchen)

African Kitchen – Amsterdam

Let me start with the most important announcement; the food is great! African Kitchen is advertised as the place where one can have a taste of the best cuisine West Africa has to offer (“African Kitchen is the exclusive restaurant in the heart of South East Amsterdam featuring West African […]

Kenyan Delicacies

Kenyan Delicacies – The Hague

Kenyan Delicacies is a pop-up restaurant at the very beautiful Hofhouse Food Court which is just a minute walk from the Central Station at The Hague, The Netherlands. There are other restaurants too and if we did not know exactly what we (a colleague and I) were looking for, we […]

Going to Africa with my son!

Sometimes you just have to let things happen and not force them to. Right now I am writing this piece somewhere 11000 feet above Egypt as the aircraft is preparing for a brief stop in Hurghada, Egypt. The final destination is Zanzibar and I am travelling with my eldest son. […]

Arabella Kiesbauer

Arabella Kiesbauer

Cosima Arabella-Asereba Kiesbauer (born 8 April 1969 in Vienna, Austria), known professionally as Arabella Kiesbauer, is a German-Austrian TV presenter, writer and actress. She grew up in Vienna with her grandmother after her mother Hannelore (a German theatre actress) and her father Sammy Ammissah (a Ghanaian engineer) separated. While she […]

Roberto Blanco

Roberto Blanco

Roberto Blanco (legal name: Roberto Zerquera Blanco), was born 7 June 1937 in Tunis, Tunisia. Of Afro-Cuban origin, Blanco is a German-speaking Schlager singer and actor. Blanco is the son of Cuban folklorist and artist Alfonso Zerquera and his wife Mercedes Blanco. He grew up in Beirut and Madrid. When […]

Ruud Gullit

Ruud Gullit

Ruud Gullit, born Rudi Dil; 1 September 1962) is a Dutch football manager and former footballer who played professionally in the 1980s and 1990s as a midfielder or forward. He was the captain of the Netherlands national team that was victorious at UEFA Euro 1988 and was also a member […]

Nafissatou Thiam

Nafissatou Thiam

Nafissatou “Nafi” Thiam (born 19 August 1994) is a Belgian Walloon athlete who became Olympic champion in the heptathlon at the 2016 Summer Olympics and world champion in the same discipline at the 2017 World Championships. Born in Namur to a Belgian mother and a Senegalese father, Thiam is a […]