THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Public Transportation in the Netherlands 101

As I previously mentioned in this post, during your stay in the Netherlands your main way of transportation will be cycling, for sure! However, if you are not that ambitious … Continue reading

August 31, 2020 · Leave a comment

Dutch Foods You Need to Try During Your Stay

All my friends from Turkey ask me what does the traditional Dutch cuisine look like since I moved to the Netherlands because, you know, food is very important for Turkish … Continue reading

August 31, 2020 · 1 Comment

The Student Hotel

Just one week left before the semester starts. By now, Leiden and the Hague are full of new, wide-eyed faces. Incoming students are commencing (or already finishing!) their orientation week … Continue reading

August 25, 2020 · Leave a comment

The Ultimate `Day-Trip to Utrecht` Guide

Hoi, allemal! When you are an international student, first, you would like to explore the country that you study in. Apart from learning the language and the culture, international students … Continue reading

August 15, 2020 · Leave a comment

The Netherlands in Miniature – the Madurodam

Hi, everyone! As you might have noticed from my previous blogs, nowadays I am trying to visit some of the must-see places of the Netherlands. Lately, I have been seeing … Continue reading

August 15, 2020 · 1 Comment

Finally! – Moco Museum, visited.

The Netherlands have hundreds of museums, which you can find 13 of them in Leiden all in walking distance of one another, exhibit millions of historical and artistry pieces. While … Continue reading

August 14, 2020 · Leave a comment

Checklist for International Students

Moving to another country is quite stressful even though you have done it several times before. Your mind keeps questioning whether there is anything missed out to avoid a bad … Continue reading

July 31, 2020 · Leave a comment

Cycling in the Netherlands

If you are going to live in the Netherlands, or even just visiting the Netherlands, you need to know that your main way of transportation will be cycling. Therefore, I … Continue reading

July 31, 2020 · Leave a comment

Let’s Have a Boat Tour in Breukelen!

A true Dutch experience for a Leiden University student is not complete without a cruise through the canals of Leiden. To celebrate your graduation or to say farewell to Leiden … Continue reading

July 31, 2020 · Leave a comment

Thank You Dear Neighbors!

Last period of the 2019/2020 academic year was quite challenging in many aspects due to Covid-19 pandemic. Obviously, as international students, none of us could have imagined that we would … Continue reading

July 31, 2020 · Leave a comment

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