The Leidener

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Madurodam – Holland in Miniature.

We all know that Holland is a great country and that it has plenty of sights to offer. But, what if you find yourselves in this country for a short … Continue reading

March 16, 2015 · 1 Comment

A Day in Utrecht.

Utrecht is one of the big cities in The Netherlands, albeit still one of the lesser known ones on a global scale. It is quite an amazing place to visit, … Continue reading

February 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Kröller-Müller Museum experience.

I am a big fan of the iconic Dutch painter Vincent Van Gogh and I have been inspired by him. From a very early age I watched movies like ‘Lust … Continue reading

February 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Visit to the Dinosaur Museum.

So, you find yourselves in Brussels. So, you think you have seen all the sights which are clichéd & associated with the city (I am looking at you, Grand place … Continue reading

January 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

The pearl of the Zuiderzee

One place in Holland which has a huge reputation of drawing in tourists is the laidback town of Volendam. Recently when I visited this petit town, I was taken by surprise as … Continue reading

January 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

A visit to the Schindler’s Museum.

Very few museums have managed to capture my attention as one particular museum in the city of Krakow has. The museum I am referring to is the Oskar Schindler factory … Continue reading

December 28, 2014 · 2 Comments

Essaouira – The Pearl of the Atlantic.

We all have certain special cities which have a special place in our heart. The reason why you might have a penchant for that particular city maybe a purely individual … Continue reading

October 30, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Gateway to the Sahara Desert.

Morocco has been a country which has always been in my list of must visit places, and in Morocco I find Ouarzazate to be one of the most unique places. … Continue reading

October 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Home of the Old Lady, Italy’s greatest.

In an earlier post I had written about a trip to Stadio San Siro, this was done during my transit stay in Milan, my final destination in this trip was … Continue reading

September 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

One Stadium & 2 Clubs.

Even though I am from a country which is not traditionally football mad, I somehow ended up being a complete football nut. One of the best things of studying in … Continue reading

September 21, 2014 · 1 Comment