THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Bird’s eye view of Rotterdam.

They say Paris has the Eiffel tower, Brussels has the Atomium and Rotterdam has the Euromast. If you happen to visit Rotterdam one place which you should not miss out … Continue reading

June 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Biking from Den Haag to Leiden.

One of the things I always wanted to try while in The Netherlands was to go on a long bike ride. Despite spending a considerable amount of time in The … Continue reading

June 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

What happened in Warsaw?

“Warszawa ma duszę, wyczuwalną dla każdego niemal Polaka i dla niezliczonych cudzoziemców, którzy ją poznali i zakochali się w niej”. ( Warsaw has a soul, noticeable for almost every Pole … Continue reading

May 30, 2014 · 3 Comments

Krakow wasn’t built in a day.

Krakow is one of my favorite places on earth. It is a medieval city full of young people. A wonderful, striking combination. – Jonathan Carroll There a very few cities … Continue reading

May 27, 2014 · 1 Comment

Tilting at Windmills.

Just then they came in sight of thirty or forty windmills that rise from that plain. And no sooner did Don Quixote see them that he said to his squire, … Continue reading

May 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

King’s day! This is what it feels like.

This was my second King’s day in Holland. I had a great time last year, so much so that I decided to head to Amsterdam in the morning and head … Continue reading

April 28, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Gem of the Balkans: Belgrade.

“Night falls in the capital of the former Yugoslavia, and music fills the air. Everywhere”. – New York Times   Belgrade is one of the few cities which still has … Continue reading

April 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Walking Tour of Leuven

Leuven is a city very much like Leiden. A famous Univeristy town and one which is easily accessible by foot. Last week I took a walking tour of this student … Continue reading

March 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Gibraltar of the Danube.

  Some of you might have heard of this place because of it being the location of the famous EXIT Festival, which is an annual summer festival held here since … Continue reading

March 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Liegeing Around.

Now people asked me with a raised eyebrow why I chose to travel to Liege when at the same time there are far better cities in Belgium to visit such … Continue reading

March 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

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