The Leidener

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Destination Down Under – My Semester Abroad in Australia (2/4): Halfway

Ten weeks ago, I stepped into the airplane to the other side of the world. Time flies you’re having fun – almost halfway through the exchange adventure. Let me organize … Continue reading

October 5, 2018 · Leave a comment

What’s it like to be home?

OK OK, those of you who unwittingly were lead to believing that the last post I posted on The Leidener was my last, will have to think again. I’m sorry … Continue reading

August 3, 2013 · 2 Comments

The long journey home

It’s coming to an end. My time in Leiden, the city that now feels well and truly like home, will peter out in less than a month, an event that … Continue reading

June 23, 2013 · 2 Comments

Pining for the Gums: Christmas on its head

As every new holiday season comes around, Australians, New Zealanders, South Africans and countless other nations in the Southern hemisphere, are festooned with wintery icons of a Eurocentric world. In … Continue reading

December 17, 2012 · 1 Comment