The Leidener

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Kings Night in The Hague

The night before our dear Willy’s (also known as King Willem-Alexander, King of the Netherlands) birthday is known as King’s Night. In The Hague, I saw at least three different … Continue reading

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April 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

De Meelfabriek Food & Lifestyle Market

So here comes that time of the year when tourists flock to the Netherlands and locals camp out on the streets because there is always something going on during the … Continue reading

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April 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Escape Room!

A few weeks ago, residents of my floor in the Anna van Burenplein building suggested going to an “Escape Room.” At first, I didn’t think being locked in and trying … Continue reading

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April 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

All roads lead to Keukenhof

Before coming here, the only images that I have for the Netherlands are pretty much restricted to tulips and windmills. Oh and the Dutch lady (which happens to be a … Continue reading

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April 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Swan Market in Utrecht

If you love going to all kinds of fairs and pop-up markets then you’ve come to the right country. In the Netherlands, there is always one market (or more) – … Continue reading

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April 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Kom in de Kas – A dutch day in “Greenhouse City”

If you are flying over The Hague or looking from a high building towards the west; if you are driving, cycling or taking the train in one of the suburbs … Continue reading

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April 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Enjoy Leiden in the sun – at Hortus Botanicus

After two rather grim weeks it appears that Winter has finally let go of Leiden an spring has arrived. Judging from how Leideners tried soaking up every little bit of … Continue reading

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April 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

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