Olga Mecking

Olga Mecking is a writer based in the Netherlands.  

A hand holding a red swamp crayfish.

Delft Is Crawling With Crayfish

If you can’t beat invasive species, maybe you can eat them.

Four houses of wood and glass sit on the water.

Are These Dutch Floating Homes a Solution for Rising Seas?

Houseboats have long been a common sight near Amsterdam, but a new community may signal a premise that could work elsewhere, too.

A visitor stands in front of an exhibition at of the House of European History in Brussels

Defining European Identity in a Divided Europe

A new museum, the House of European History, highlights the tensions between national identities and transnational belonging.