THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

A Natural Wonder:  Hoge Veluwe National Park

The Netherlands has beautiful nature and terrains varying from dunes to forests, lakes to rivers. This leads to rich flora and fauna for the country with countless species. To see … Continue reading

August 21, 2019 · Leave a comment

Let’s Have a Boat Tour

It is no surprise anymore to see many people on boats cruising through the canals of Leiden as soon as the sun shows its face a little bit. Dutch people … Continue reading

August 14, 2019 · Leave a comment

An Evening with Mark Knopfler

At the end of last month, on 23rd of June, I had the chance to listen to one of my favourite lead-singers of all time live. As the concert meant … Continue reading

July 30, 2019 · Leave a comment

My visit to the European Space Research and Technology Centre in Noordwijk – Part 2

On our way to the building hosting Andy’s office, we passed through a long and wide hallway serving as an exhibition space for the past and ongoing projects of ESA. … Continue reading

July 26, 2019 · Leave a comment

Summer plan: Visit the Zuid-Kennemerland National Park and see European bison

Now that summer is here, and hopefully all of the final exams and assignments are done and over with, it is time to enjoy the good weather and spend time … Continue reading

July 2, 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

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

An exclusive preview of the Lakenhal Museum

As I am writing this article, I am sitting on my windowsill facing one of the oldest and biggest canals in Leiden and am waiting for the arrival of the … Continue reading

June 19, 2019 · Leave a comment

Sea, Sun, Sand: Going to the Beach from Leiden

Even though the weather went back to ‘Dutch normals’ quite quickly, we all still live with the nice memories of the Sunday 2 weeks ago, 2nd of June when for … Continue reading

June 14, 2019 · Leave a comment

“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