The Leidener

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

A Semester at Leiden; More than Just Bikes

Vitamin D scarcity during the first semester doesn’t stop life in Leiden from unfolding in all its diversity. Read more about Dutch weather and the annual LUCIS Middle Eastern Culture Market here. 🙂

February 27, 2018 · 2 Comments

Street-Art is the new Graffiti

When I was on vacation in Valencia, I discovered my interest in street-art or more commonly know as “somewhat better graffiti”. Coming back to the Netherlands shortly afterwards I realised … Continue reading

October 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Thank You, and See You!

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

July 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

Summertime in The Hague

Most international students tend to go home at some point during the summer holidays, or travel around a bit. But for those who are still in The Netherlands during the … Continue reading

July 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Restaurants’ food to enjoy at home

So, what’s the deal with the new delivery website, Deliveroo? There is now a new website to order food at home in The Hague. It offers fancier choices than Thuisbezorgd … Continue reading

June 20, 2016 · 4 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

May 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

5 things to enjoy in The Hague as a student

Next week, my 6th, and probably last, semester will begin at Leiden University. Chances are I will leave The Hague this summer to explore new places and to learn more … Continue reading

February 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

HOT SPOT in Den Haag: Love&Peas

Just five months ago, Love&Peas opened at Weimarstraat 37A in Den Haag and it has gotten a lot of attention since. Why? It’s not just any restaurant! A Palestinian and … Continue reading

December 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Hague: A Defence

Like the majority of visitors to the Netherlands, my conception of a Dutch city was formed during a brief weekend trip to Amsterdam last year. And it was in the … Continue reading

November 16, 2015 · 1 Comment

Biking Trip: Leiden to Den Haag

Of course, as someone who lives in Leiden, Den Haag is like a second city for me. It is like the city to go to whenever I want to hang … Continue reading

November 10, 2015 · Leave a comment