A Blog by International Students at Leiden University
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Tired of Valentine’s Day? Try something from the East!
WANTED: Where did my Haagse-rainforest go?
My Incurable Pen-mania: Every Pen Has A Story
Best photography exhibition I have seen in a very long time!!!
A Visit to Cafe Delirium, Home of the Pink Elephant.
A Leidener’s Awesome Winter Break
How to become a trader in Leiden University?
A visit to the Tito Museum, A unique experience.
The Hague Market or Haagse Markt
Virtual Interactive Food Menu System for HCI course
Exam Stress? How to keep calm and study on!
Homesickness? I’m Good, Thanks!
Dutch Lesson #3 (and why I am glad)
What a Christmas time that was…!
Half a year in The Hague… my résumé and some first impressions
Finally, a Concert in Den Haag
Twenty things I’ve learnt this year
TED-spiration: a day in the life of a Leiden caveman
A Meet – Between “Xaver” and Zwarte Piet
Who’s that Boy? + Sinterklaas in the House
10 Authentic Winter-Wonderland Things to do in the Lowlands.
What inspires you? TEDx in Leiden: Circles of Life.
Picking Up Childhood Memories at Madurodam
A Concert Marathon in the Netherlands
My Road Trip: Far, So Far, LOFAR
A Day in the Life of a Leidener
Volunteering in The Hague: Giving something back to the community
Imagine Dragons: Live at the Melkweg
Grand Opening Anna van Buerenplein (LUC the Hague Building)
Experiencing the World Through the Big Screen (Or Sometimes the Small One!)
Excellence Through Diversity at Leiden University
Sterrewacht Open Sunday: A Fun Day
The Beginning of a New Tradition
All Things Alternative in Leiden
Hitchhiking Competition: 1500km to Barcelona
A Brief Overview of BASIS and other Student Associations in The Hague
Dutch Music: A Brief Introduction (and/or Dutch Lesson #2)
Let’s Go To Fiddlers! A Post Long Forgotten
Food Exploration in Maastricht
A Hopeless Romantic in Paris: Part 2
A Hopeless Romantic in Paris: Part 1
Triumphant Hunt: East Asian Library
Feeling Genki in Den Haag: A Trip To A Japanese Zen Garden
Sick of Studying In Your Room? Here You Go!
Living in Leiden (Or How To Flatter Your Flat)
Ij Hallen; Holland’s Best Kept Secret
A Chocolate Adventure in Leiden
Discovering The Hague´s Museumnacht
Shaking hands with Ban Ki-moon
Flexible and non-existent deadlines
A friendly contract: How to write a thesis before the end of summer
Eating and drinking my way around the world
ISN Cultural Festival on Saturday
The Thesis Exam a.k.a. the ‘Interrogation’
Celebrating Liberation Day in Leiden
Sneak Peek at A Midsummer Night’s Dream by LEF
Neighbourhood watch: Leiden style
Think Monday, Think Noordermarkt
The curious case of the Leiden Jar
A trip to Albert Heijn XL part 2: Albert Heijn XL
A trip to Albert Heijn XL part 1: Getting there
Spotted – New Study Area at the UB
A Right Royal Affair
Transition-From Real to Virtual
Stay in Leiden, Feel like Home
On committees and my inability to say no
Pining for the gums: Christmas on its head
Sugar rush and sound shock in the former embassy
Pictures – the Color of Snellius
Bikes: by no means a necessity
Let’s talk about housing (again)
Things I’ve Learned From Leiden Uni Toilet Doors
Pleasures of Parental Visitation
Once, Twice, Three Times a Skeleton
Coffee + House = Koffiehuisje !
Leiden: World centre for terrible teenage poetry
Unexpected joys of the Netherlands
Come with me to Bookland – The Book Fair in Frankfurt (Part 2)
Time from class to your first Oktoberfest beer: 4 h
On the tourist trail in Volendam
Come with me to Bookland – The Book Fair in Frankfurt (Part 1)
An (Art) treasure hunt at the Kunstroute
Happy Birthday, Happy Pancakes!
You mill enjoy a visit to Molenmuseum De Valk
Strings attached: How to survive a kite festival
Leiden has nothing to do with the German ‘leiden’
Bad hair day? How to gel with Dutch men
International Students Intro Days: Part 2
International Students Intro Days: Part 1
The one in which I get a little sentimental
To bikini or not to bikini, that is the question!
Wait, we’re supposed to be adults now?
Winter wonderland in the Hague
Urinating Statues and European Politicians
Urban Knitting: Artistic Anarchy is Leiden
Oh I do like to be beside the seaside…
Do dutch students take themselves too seriously?
Te huur or not the huur? – That is the question
Leidens Supermarkets explained