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

December 17, 2016 · 5 Comments

Part Eight: In Between M.Sc. and Ph.D.

To me, isolation from civilization can be an amazing experience. You turn off your electronic devices and settle in, and realize that you can breath easier now. There is no … Continue reading

August 6, 2015 · 2 Comments

A Bite of Summer, A Bit of Food

The past summer has fully satisfied me as a foodie. No matter where you go in the world, food is always an essential and indispensable element of everyday life, making simple ingredients and materials into thousands of millions of … Continue reading

August 27, 2014 · 2 Comments

A Whole Latte Thanks

We don’t have Thanksgiving in Turkey. And the Dutch don’t have it either. But social media does! This is how I ended up watching videos about it on Youtube, mainly … Continue reading

December 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

What’s it like to be home?

OK OK, those of you who unwittingly were lead to believing that the last post I posted on The Leidener was my last, will have to think again. I’m sorry … Continue reading

August 3, 2013 · 2 Comments

Leiden for all

As you may have noticed fellow readers, our blog is full of fascinating things to do in Leiden as a student. We work hard, spend a fair amount of time … Continue reading

February 9, 2013 · 3 Comments