THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Virtual Exchange

In the last weeks, basically all parts of our lives have moved online. For us students, this has led to a lot of online-lectures and workgroups that now start with … Continue reading

April 9, 2020 · Leave a comment

Travel Destination Vienna

Classical music, horse-drawn carriages and lots of Kaiserschmarn. These are only some of the things waiting for you in the cultural hotspot that is the Austrian capital – Vienna. For … Continue reading

February 3, 2020 · Leave a comment

There and Back Again, The Brussels Trip

I was so excited for the Brussels trip that Law and Digital Technologies masters offers since the very beginning of the year. The day came last week and I left … Continue reading

January 31, 2020 · Leave a comment

A Local’s Guide to London’s Food

For around €50 and an hour’s flight, you can find yourself in one of the most famous cities on earth – London. London is massive and it can be hard … Continue reading

January 26, 2020 · Leave a comment

How The Netherlands provided me with having families from all around the world?

Being an international student comes with the opportunity to establish friendships with people from various cultures and nations. By hosting thousands of international students every semester, Dutch universities are one … Continue reading

December 31, 2019 · Leave a comment

Welcome to the Netherlands: Outside the Randstad

One of my favourite childhood memories is going to dentist. Weird kid I was right, loving to go to the dentist. Well to be honest, it wasn’t going to the … Continue reading

September 15, 2019 · Leave a comment

Three parks in Leiden that you can’t miss

Leiden is a beautiful city with plenty of historical monuments and built heritage, and as you walk through its central streets and canals you would think there are not many … Continue reading

August 28, 2019 · Leave a comment

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

Long haul? No problem!

For many internationals, the move to the Netherlands may be one of the first long haul flights you take! As I moved here from the UK this wasn’t my experience … Continue reading

August 7, 2019 · Leave a comment

The City in the North: Groningen

At the end of last month, I had the chance to visit Groningen, thanks to an interview I had there. I actually visited the city before, with my best friend … Continue reading

July 23, 2019 · 4 Comments