THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

The Bookworm’s Guide to Leiden

Love reading? Well, hopefully, this guide will help you get your reading on! I present to you a few recommendations for all that concerns reading- where to buy your books, … Continue reading

April 10, 2019 · 1 Comment

April Events in Leiden

Don’t know what to do this month? I’ve got you covered! Check out these awesome events in Leiden and the area which are sure to make your month better. 14.4- … Continue reading

April 9, 2019 · Leave a comment

How-To: Biking Through the Tulip Fields

It’s warm outside, the sun is shining, and flowers are blooming all around. You’ve got it- it’s spring! Here in the Netherlands, it means something else, too- tulip season!   … Continue reading

April 9, 2019 · 2 Comments

The Double-edged Sword of IBP

For those of you who plan to study in Leiden, I’m sure many are interested in the International Bachelor of Psychology. It is, after all, one of the most popular … Continue reading

April 5, 2019 · 1 Comment

The Fun Forest: A Climbing Adventure with ISN Amsterdam (or: how to find cool activities on Facebook)

Who said that students from Leiden can’t go on activities in other cities? You’ve got it- no one! And when those activities involve things that you can’t do around the … Continue reading

April 4, 2019 · Leave a comment

Hidden Nature Gems of Leiden: Part 1

If you are, like me, in love with nature and looking for charming spots to get your weekly dose of green, then you know that not that easy. It’s true, … Continue reading

March 24, 2019 · 3 Comments

A One-Day Trip to the Carnival in Maastricht

The carnival is an amazing tradition, and an interesting one, since not all cities in the Netherlands celebrate it. It’s fun and energizing, and definitely something worth experiencing, especially for … Continue reading

March 19, 2019 · 4 Comments

An International in Leiden

Being an international in the Netherlands is a bit scary at first. I mean, if the language is not enough to scare you off, all the odd traditions will soon … Continue reading

March 16, 2019 · Leave a comment

Getting out of Leiden

Despite how beautiful and charming Leiden is, there is one thing all students in Leiden seem to love doing: leaving it! Leiden is perfectly located in the center of the … Continue reading

March 7, 2019 · Leave a comment

Passing the time in Leiden

Being a student is, luckily, not all about studying. Other than the time you spend at Uni and the time you spend at home, there is sometimes a wonderful gap … Continue reading

February 27, 2019 · 1 Comment

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