Katwijk aan zee – by night

    I had long been thinking of going to the beach but just couldn’t find the right day. Either the weather would be a turn-off or I’d get caught up in an important task. On Friday I finally managed to tick this off my list! After finishing the day at uni, I left for…

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AIESEC Leiden!


  Hello there potential and current Leiden University students. As the academic year draws to an end, I got to thinking about how involved I was with student associated events and organizations this past year. I wonder whether I should have pushed myself to leave the safety of the library and venture out into the…

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A visit from Japan

I think I have mentioned in a former blog post how I got to know a lot about Japan since I am in Leiden and met lots of friends doing Japanese Studies. But it seems that not only the University, also the city as such has a good connection to Japan. Last week when I…

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A Visit to the Van Gogh Museum.

I dream of painting and then I paint my dream – Vincent Van Gogh Though I don’t paint much myself Painting is an art which has fascinated me immensely. I love to spend hours staring at paintings which mean something to me. Incidentally my favorite painter happens to be a certain Vincent Van Gogh, and…

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Bird’s eye view of Rotterdam.

They say Paris has the Eiffel tower, Brussels has the Atomium and Rotterdam has the Euromast. If you happen to visit Rotterdam one place which you should not miss out on visiting is the Euromast. The Euromast is perhaps Rotterdam’s most famous landmark along with its iconic bridge. A view from the top of the…

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Mauritshuis Reopening

Many people might know yesterday as the Shopping Night because if you have been out on the street yesterday, you would have seen the posters and people wearing white in some places. For this year, the theme of Shopping Night is “Girl with the Pearl Earring” in celebration of the reopening of Mauritshuis on the…

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