The Leidener

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Oh I do like to be beside the seaside…

Oh I do like to be beside the seaside. One of Leiden’s big advantages is also one of its most under-reported amongst the international students here. I’ve spoken to people … Continue reading

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January 28, 2012 · 1 Comment

Te huur or not te huur? – The housing question

When I first decided to come to Leiden, I joined all sorts of housing groups, mailing lists, student collectives, anything really, that would help me to find somewhere to live … Continue reading

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January 21, 2012 · 4 Comments

A taste of the Deep South…

The Netherlands is famed for its tolerance, openness and multiculturalism. A rich, if not always proud, imperial history has resulted in a wide range of influences on Dutch life, and, … Continue reading

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January 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Market

There were fish, everywhere. All kinds of sparkling scales and glistening gills caught my eye as I battled through the hordes of tourists and locals crammed into the narrow alleys … Continue reading

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January 2, 2012 · Leave a comment
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