THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Missing the OWL Week? Don’t!

Orientation Week Leiden is organized annually to welcome the new students of Leiden University. It is an exclusive week, full of activities, only for students from all programmes, starting at … Continue reading

May 23, 2019 · Leave a comment

Cuteness Overload: Dutch Dog Breeds

Members of our families, best friends for life, our furry cute companions: dogs! Many Dutch families have a pet and it often is a dog. There are 11 dog breeds … Continue reading

May 20, 2019 · 2 Comments

Night at the Museum: Leiden Edition

Haven’t had the chance to explore the rich collections of the Leiden museums? Or you have already been to some but looking for to complete the list? Leiden Museum Night … Continue reading

May 15, 2019 · Leave a comment

How to get Cheap Deals? Top 4 Apps

As a student, who is by definition constantly broke, finding cheap deals is the gate to enjoy an event or a dinner out in an affordable way. Today I would … Continue reading

May 14, 2019 · Leave a comment

Her Story: Leiden’s Leading Ladies Exhibition

A meaningful exhibition about women at Leiden University, as a part of the events organized for its 444th year, is open for visitors at Oude UB (Rapenburg 70), the building … Continue reading

May 10, 2019 · Leave a comment

A Dutch Treasure: Keukenhof

What is more Dutch than tulips of countless kind and colour? Its history dating back to the 15th century as the garden of Keukenhof Castle, Keukenhof has been hosting the … Continue reading

May 7, 2019 · Leave a comment

4th and 5th of May for Netherlands: Remembrance and Liberation Days

5th of May: Liberation Day If you have been wondering what the sirens you probably heard this morning were for; it is 5th of May, the anniversary of the liberation … Continue reading

May 5, 2019 · 1 Comment

Easter Trip – Part 4: Erasmus Reunion in Munich

They say that Erasmus is not just a year in your life – but your life in one year. I completed mine in August of 2016, almost 3 years ago. It … Continue reading

May 3, 2019 · 4 Comments

Easter Trip- Part 3: Procida

As Capri and Ischia are attractive options, we chose to go to Procida from Naples, the least touristic one of the three coastal islands.  How to get there? It should … Continue reading

April 30, 2019 · Leave a comment

Easter Trip – Part 2: Naples

Following the first part of this blog series on Part 1: Rome I am continuing my Easter trip insights with Naples. For sure not as touristic as Rome, you feel … Continue reading

April 28, 2019 · 1 Comment

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