The Leidener

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

An ISN affair

  Yeah yeah yeah, I know…I usually post things related to ISN activities etc, but I just cant help it! I am part of the 2013/2014 board and we really … Continue reading

March 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Getting Sporty

  Inspired by the amazing weather (seriously, 20 degrees in the last day of March feels like a blessing in the Netherlands) ISN decided to put together a small (but … Continue reading

March 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer Cantus

One of the main complaints I hear from international students in Leiden, and in the Netherlands as a whole, is that it is not exactly easy to develop a friendship … Continue reading

November 30, 2013 · 1 Comment

NL vs. COL

I am not one to frequently resort to clichés when describing countries and their population. However there is one particular cliché associated with brazilians that fit me like a glove…”Brazilians … Continue reading

November 23, 2013 · 2 Comments

Museum Nacht Amsterdam 2013

Yes, we all know that Leiden is a small town and although I still amaze myself with the little surprises the city presents me every week I find refreshing to … Continue reading

November 18, 2013 · 1 Comment

The beginning of a new tradition?

In Brazil we don´t really celebrate Halloween- with the exception of some kids that go trick or treating only to be frustrated by the candy offer and some random Halloween … Continue reading

November 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

My Fryslan experience

One of the cool things about being part of the International Students Network-ISN- is being able to meet new awesome people and doing things that you probably wouldn´t otherwise. Last … Continue reading

October 20, 2013 · 2 Comments