THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

De Lakenfeesten- the Ultimate Weekend Plan (27-30.6)

It’s this time of the year again- summer is here, temperatures are high, and you’re done with exams and thesis by now (hopefully). For some, this might also mean that … Continue reading

June 26, 2019 · Leave a comment

A New Place in Town- Aloha!

Who would have thought that a hipster vegetarian resto-bar will land in Leiden, of all places? But, well, it did. And you know what? It’s AMAZING! I, like other people, … Continue reading

June 25, 2019 · Leave a comment

Surviving the Long Library Days- Tips for Studying

Exams are here, and with them long days spent studying at the library. So what can you do to survive those days, and come out the other end with not … Continue reading

June 9, 2019 · Leave a comment

En Route to the Exchange- Why Not Travel? 

Are you planning to go, or already going, on an exchange? That’s awesome! One of the best opportunities Leiden University has to offer is spending a semester in a different … Continue reading

May 31, 2019 · 2 Comments

“Science Fiction: a Journey Into the Unknown” in Rotterdam

Sci-Fi fans, unite! a temporary exhibition in Kunsthal, Rotterdam, will immerse you in the world of science-fiction, from its very beginning, to what it has become today. So hurry up, … Continue reading

May 29, 2019 · Leave a comment

June Events in Leiden

Don’t know what to do next month? I’ve got you covered! Check out these awesome events in Leiden and the area which are sure to make your month better. 1.6- … Continue reading

May 27, 2019 · 2 Comments

Your Very First Day in the Netherlands- What to Expect

I remember my first day in the Netherlands like it was yesterday. The flight from Israel was an emotional journey, spent listening to sad end-of-an-era songs  followed by energetic beginning-of-something-new … Continue reading

May 27, 2019 · 2 Comments

Hidden Copenhagen: the Local’s Guide- Part 3 (Drinks, Beer, and Culture)

Drinks La Banchina In midst of the industrial area you’ll find many hip spots, among them this unique restaurant-bar. The idea here is that you seat right on the deck, … Continue reading

May 24, 2019 · 2 Comments

Hidden Copenhagen: the Local’s Guide- Part 2 (Sights and Art)

Ready for some more tips about Copenhagen? After covering food, this time I’m going to recommend some sights to visit, including one very awesome art venue…. Here we go! The … Continue reading

May 20, 2019 · Leave a comment

Discover Tilburg- a One Day Trip

Summer is around the corner, exams are looming in the distance, and you wish you could spend a day away, pretending you don’t have to study… How about Tilburg? I … Continue reading

May 19, 2019 · 3 Comments

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