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25 Jan | Marieke Visser | No Comments

Chinese New Year – The Year of the Rat

Chinese New Year is early this year, on Saturday 25 January 2020. This day marks the beginning of the Year of the Rat. In Suriname, home to a large Chinese community, Chinese New Year is celebrated grandiosely; it is also a national holiday. On this day in Suriname several Chinese associations can be visited for …

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24 Jan | Marieke Visser | No Comments

Musical treats and a delicious buffet at the Surinam Airways ‘Owruyari’ celebration

Whether it is the year-end closing at a small or a large company; the ‘Owruyari’ celebration is important in Suriname. This is also the case with Surinam Airways! MC Andy Vliese ensured that the formal part with the speeches went smoothly. With lots of humor, he kept a close eye on time. After the speeches, …

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29 Dec | admin_slm | No Comments

Wakapasi, the newest hotspot in Paramaribo

Wakapasi is the newest hotspot in Suriname. Conveniently located between Paramaribo’s entertainment center and the Waterkant, it is a great place to relax and explore the different units. Among other things you will be able to find information about Suriname’s highly diverse population, various delicious snacks and treats, as well as many cultural attributes. There …

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15 Dec | admin_slm | No Comments

The highlights from Sabaku – 2019 at a glance

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” – Eleanor Rooselvelt (1884-1962), the woman who had long been First Lady in the White House. Welcome, also on behalf of the Sabaku team, in 2020! We wish you all a nice new year. 2020, the year that our B777 is a fact! …

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15 Dec | admin_slm | No Comments

Wynwood Walls, walls transformed into huge painting canvases

At first glance the neighborhood does not seem to be attractive, but all of a sudden this perception changes. When you turn into NW 2nd Avenue there are no vagrants roaming the streets, but only tourists. They walk around the street in large and small groups. What is particularly striking here is the motley spectrum …

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15 Dec | admin_slm | No Comments

Shopping malls in Miami: plenty of choice

The reasons for flying to Miami with Surinam Airways may vary, but actually most travelers intend to go shopping. That is what this destination is well-known for. Good quality, plenty of choice and the prices are the most attractive in the region. For the On Trusted Wings blog, Boarding-reporter Charles Chang compares these three malls: …

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15 Dec | admin_slm | No Comments

To the most southern part of Florida

Going on vacation to Miami? This Surinam Airways destination has a whole range of attractions and shopping possibilities. A completely different option is taking a road trip to Key West. For those who have been to Miami several times, this is a fun alternative. The distance equals that of Paramaribo to Nickerie in Suriname, approximately …

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3 Dec | admin_slm | No Comments

December in Suriname, the right time and the right place!

The festivities in Suriname, the country that was recommended as ‘the place to be during the holidays’ by the large news site CNN, can rightly be called the best of the best. According to Chinese culture, fireworks are meant to chase off bad spirits and start the new year afresh.  In downtown Paramaribo, every year …

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3 Dec | admin_slm | No Comments

Cargo Sales: shipping cargo with Surinam Airways

Export companies that use SLM Cargo Sales services are already familiar with it. But thus far, the general public is not. We are talking about commercial cargo handled by this special division of SLM. Private parcels are redirected to the various air freight services that have entered into an agreement with Surinam Airways. The argument …

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23 Nov | admin_slm | No Comments

25 November 1975 – Trefossa invents the word ‘Srefidensi’

On November 25th 1975 Suriname became independent. It may sound strange, but the Sranantongo word for the independence of November 25th 1975 was yet to be conceived of. That privilege was reserved for Trefossa, pseudonym for Henri Frans de Ziel, the father of all Surinamese poets. Trefossa came up with Srefidensi, which contains the known …

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