The Leidener

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

A Museum Day in Amsterdam

Within a week, the Netherlands has jumped drastically from a pretty-cold autumn into fully-fledged winter. Now that term is ending as well, reward yourself for finishing all those term papers … Continue reading

December 10, 2017 · 1 Comment

A Short Guide to De Pijp, Amsterdam

Search ‘De Pijp’ in Google and you’ll get a host of quintessential guides to where to go, what to do, and where to eat in De Pijp. A neighbourhood in … Continue reading

December 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Unleashing My Science Geek at Science Center NEMO

Even though I am a Humanities student, I have always addressed myself as a science geek. It all started when I was in kindergarten. A lot of girls around my … Continue reading

November 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Episode 5-Sudden Visits of Guests in Amsterdam-Part 4

The Van Gogh Museum usually closes at 6.00 pm except for Friday at 10.00 pm. I was due to see my cousin and her son around 5.30 pm on the … Continue reading

September 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Episode 5-Sudden Visits of Guests in Amsterdam Part 3

When we were waiting for the train to Amsterdam central station, I received a message from my cousin. She asked where we were and how long it took from Leiden … Continue reading

September 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Episode 5-Sudden Visits of Guests in Amsterdam -Part 2

My Hungarian friend contacted me around 9.10 pm when he arrived nearly in The Hague. I replied that he could get off the bus in The Hague and Leiden is … Continue reading

September 15, 2015 · 2 Comments

Episode 5-Sudden Visits of Guests in Amsterdam

It was mid-July that a friend of mine contacted me this year. My friend is from Hungary and working in Oxford, the UK now. He messaged me that he wants … Continue reading

September 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Finally a field trip again!

Finally a field trip again! I cannot remember the last time, I had the chance to go on a fieldtrip with my class and hence I was overly exited make … Continue reading

November 11, 2014 · 1 Comment

A Visit to the Van Gogh Museum.

I dream of painting and then I paint my dream – Vincent Van Gogh Though I don’t paint much myself Painting is an art which has fascinated me immensely. I … Continue reading

June 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Go Dutch Go Orange – Part Two

You know how some days you just get up and say “Today, I am gonna be productive.” …and then you take a nap? Well, that is like my daily routine … Continue reading

May 2, 2014 · Leave a comment