The Leidener

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

5 useful websites for travelers

In between my travel journals, I really feel like sharing with you my most commonly used websites when planning a trip around Europe, which really contributed a lot to my … Continue reading

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August 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Off the beaten path: Budapest (Part 1)

Of all the places in my “off the beaten path” journey, Budapest is probably not so off the beaten path. It is instead quite a big, metropolitan city with a … Continue reading

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August 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Off the beaten path: Croatia

Croatia is getting more popular among tourists only recently and mostly for being the filming location of the famous series Game of Thrones (I always think this is such a … Continue reading

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August 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Part Nine: In Between M.Sc. and Ph.D.

My first flight was from scenic northern Ontario to Toronto. I had chosen a 12 hour layover so that I could hang out with my good friend Jon in Toronto. … Continue reading

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August 18, 2015 · 1 Comment

Unlocking memories :)

Now that I am done with my Masters I have been enjoying my spare time doing mundane things such as removing junk from my pc, backing up my work on … Continue reading

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August 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

7 useful travel items

In the midst of a series of summer trips around Europe, I have quickly learnt what items I now class as essentials in my handbag (or day bag). I thought … Continue reading

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August 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Part Seven: In Between M.Sc. and Ph.D.

Today, my dreams fade like an echoing cascade of soft whispers. A ukulele starts playing and then Israel Kamakawiwo’ole’s silky voice begins, “Oohh Oohh Oooh… Somewhere over the rainbow, way up high, and the dreams that you dreamed of, once in a lullabye, ahhh ooohh…”

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July 13, 2015 · Leave a comment
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