The Leidener

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Madurodam – Holland in Miniature.

We all know that Holland is a great country and that it has plenty of sights to offer. But, what if you find yourselves in this country for a short … Continue reading

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March 16, 2015 · 1 Comment

A Day in Utrecht.

Utrecht is one of the big cities in The Netherlands, albeit still one of the lesser known ones on a global scale. It is quite an amazing place to visit, … Continue reading

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February 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Kröller-Müller Museum experience.

I am a big fan of the iconic Dutch painter Vincent Van Gogh and I have been inspired by him. From a very early age I watched movies like ‘Lust … Continue reading

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February 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Visit to the Dinosaur Museum.

So, you find yourselves in Brussels. So, you think you have seen all the sights which are clichéd & associated with the city (I am looking at you, Grand place … Continue reading

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January 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

The pearl of the Zuiderzee

One place in Holland which has a huge reputation of drawing in tourists is the laidback town of Volendam. Recently when I visited this petit town, I was taken by surprise as … Continue reading

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January 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

A visit to the Schindler’s Museum.

Very few museums have managed to capture my attention as one particular museum in the city of Krakow has. The museum I am referring to is the Oskar Schindler factory … Continue reading

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December 28, 2014 · 1 Comment

Essaouira – The Pearl of the Atlantic.

We all have certain special cities which have a special place in our heart. The reason why you might have a penchant for that particular city maybe a purely individual … Continue reading

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October 30, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Gateway to the Sahara Desert.

Morocco has been a country which has always been in my list of must visit places, and in Morocco I find Ouarzazate to be one of the most unique places. … Continue reading

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October 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Home of the Old Lady, Italy’s greatest.

In an earlier post I had written about a trip to Stadio San Siro, this was done during my transit stay in Milan, my final destination in this trip was … Continue reading

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September 28, 2014 · Leave a 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

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June 29, 2014 · Leave a comment