A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Spotted – new study area at the UB

After having complained about the difficulty or sometimes even impossibility of getting a spot at the library after 10 o’clock or about the noises due to the renovation for the … Continue reading

February 13, 2013 · 1 Comment

Your first week in lovely Leiden? The Leidener welcomes the new students

Hello dear new arrivals, I hope you have had a great journey and arrived save and sound in this wonderful town?! Doesn’t it look like a winter wonderland at the … Continue reading

January 28, 2013 · 1 Comment

Home Sweet Hamburg – Fancy a city trip to the north of Germany?

FINALLY, I’ve handed in all my essays and waved the library goodbye – for this semester at least. Have you done so too? And no idea what to do with … Continue reading

January 24, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Leiden Advent Calendar – 24 Tips to treat yourself during the Christmas season (part 2)

Hello fellow Leideners! I hope you have had a wonderful Christmas month so far and have been treating yourself with the Leiden Advent Calendar. In the meanwhile, the snow has … Continue reading

December 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Leiden Advent Calendar – 24 tips to treat yourself during the Christmas season (Part 1)

I just love Christmas time. Everything is decorated, it smells like cinnamon and cookies and the whole city is illuminated. The earlier nightfall doesn’t matter anymore, and the city turns … Continue reading

November 30, 2012 · 1 Comment

Come with me to Bookland – The Book Fair in Frankfurt (Part 1)

The month October may evoke different associations: the beginning of autumn, the beginning of a cosy time with tea inside while leaves are falling from the trees, a massive festival … Continue reading

October 11, 2012 · 1 Comment

An (art) treasure hunt at the Kunstroute

As Pelin pointed out in her post, the negative connotations of the name of the lovely city we live in serve as an object of ridicule for non-Leideners. An architecture … Continue reading

October 8, 2012 · 2 Comments