THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Valentines Alternatives

It’s fast approaching that time of year again – Valentines day. As the shelves fill with chocolate the air fills with love (for some).  This day isn’t for everyone, for … Continue reading

February 13, 2020 · Leave a comment

A Place to Visit: Leiden Christmas Market

The other day, I was a bit bored with studies. I texted my friends for lunch and they told me that they were about to take off for the Christmas … Continue reading

December 24, 2019 · Leave a comment

Sint Maarten: the Dutch Halloween like tradition

The Dutch have their own tradition that is very similar to Halloween

October 30, 2019 · Leave a comment

Nine things to do in Leiden you can’t miss

As I have now finished my masters studies in Leiden, I wanted to make a list of recommendations to new students who are just arriving to this wonderful university city. … Continue reading

September 14, 2019 · Leave a comment

Amsterdam Seafood Festival

A new term emerged for seafood lovers: seafoodie, which I like to consider myself as. Apart from different types of fish, I love any type of seafood from mussels to … Continue reading

August 31, 2019 · Leave a comment

A Foodie Paradise: Haarlem Culinair

Are you a foodie always looking for food events and experiencing new tastes? As a rookie foodie, I want to share my experience from exactly such an event at the … Continue reading

August 20, 2019 · Leave a comment

LIFF – Leiden International Film Festival

Being an international city, Leiden also hosts one of the biggest international film festivals in the country: Leiden International Film Festival. 14th edition of the festival will take place from … Continue reading

August 19, 2019 · Leave a comment

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

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

Events in The Hague (May + June)

Classes are almost over and summer is hopefully starting too. Many of you are probably already heading back home or going on holiday with friends, but if you’re staying in … Continue reading

May 21, 2019 · 1 Comment

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