The Leidener

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Christmastime in Austria

I have not been writing in quite a long time as the quite miserable weather takes away even the last bit of my creativity. But now that it is just … Continue reading

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December 17, 2016 · 5 Comments

Thank You, and See You!

Leiden University, thank you for everything, and see you later!

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July 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

Back to The Hague

Moving back to The Hague is exciting, but there are things that I miss about Leiden. Check out this post if you are interested to know the details!

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July 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Am I Finally Integrating?

After a day of cycling for more than 15km,  running to the beach because it’s a sunny day and spending some time at the tulip fields I find myself asking … Continue reading

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May 26, 2016 · 2 Comments

Throwback: China in The Hague and sweet memories of celebration

The last few months have been Hell! My savings are finishing, looking for a job is hard when you’re still studying and don’t have much time, and especially THESIS!! It … Continue reading

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May 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

5 reasons to study abroad — while you’re abroad!

5 reasons for studying abroad (while you’re already abroad), that go beyond the typical ‘boosting your CV’ and ‘escaping Dutch weather’.

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March 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Hands-on classes: a museum exhibition experience

Last Thursday I witnessed a very cool thing! I went with a couple of friends to the opening night of an exhibition about Buddhism at Leiden’s Museum Volkenkunde (the museum … Continue reading

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February 16, 2016 · 3 Comments

The Perks of Studying and Living in Leiden (2/2) – Oh You Beautiful Leiden

*Warning: the following content may contain an overload of pictures* Having lived in Leiden for only two months, I have already fell deeply in love with this city. Every week … Continue reading

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November 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Rotterdam: First Impressions

One thing you’ll notice about Rotterdam is how hard it is to walk through the city without commenting on the buildings. The entire city looks like a modern art exhibit, … Continue reading

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October 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Little Bit of Indonesian Food Here and There

Being an international student, far away from home, is never easy. At certain times, there must be something you discover (accidentally or in purpose) that will fly your memories to … Continue reading

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October 2, 2015 · Leave a comment