The Leidener

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

A Weekend in the Sun

As autumn creeps in and deadlines get closer, sometimes you need a weekend away to recharge and relax. Leiden’s proximity to Amsterdam Schiphol airport mean that you’re well situated to … Continue reading

September 30, 2018 · Leave a comment

Who needs train tickets when you have books? Boekenweek 2018

Perhaps it’s a stereotype, but the Dutch seem to have made getting a good deal into an art form. Boekenweek, a week-long festival celebrating Dutch literature took place two weeks … Continue reading

March 31, 2018 · Leave a comment

Live Music and LUPride

Live music is one of the great joys in life, and while I may not be at all musical, that doesn’t stop me enjoying it! As part of a New … Continue reading

February 12, 2018 · 2 Comments

Going Outside… Or Staying Inside?

One year ago, I was a very lazy person who simply slacked on all her homework and always rushed 1 hour before deadlines. Events and activities organized by Leiden University or … Continue reading

June 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Making of a Dutch Groupie

Disclaimer : If you were looking for the Dutch Penny Lane, I’m sorry to disappoint you, but no Kate Hudson here. Still, stay for a while, you’ll enjoy it.   … Continue reading

October 19, 2012 · 1 Comment