The Leidener

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

A sunny autumn in Leiden

During Autumn the beautiful parks which Leiden is renowned for turn into a haze of red and yellow leaves, ripening fruits and nuts, cold breath fogging in the air, and … Continue reading

October 11, 2018 · Leave a comment

Best Places for Brunch in Leiden

The second semester is now underway, and it’s possible that you’ll have friends and family coming for a visit in the next few months. If you’re still looking for that … Continue reading

February 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

A Short Guide to De Pijp, Amsterdam

Search ‘De Pijp’ in Google and you’ll get a host of quintessential guides to where to go, what to do, and where to eat in De Pijp. A neighbourhood in … Continue reading

December 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Feasting at Leiden’s Weekly Market

I think it’s fair to say that one of the best things about Leiden is its weekly market on the Nieuwe Rijn. It’s here that on a Wednesday and Saturday … Continue reading

November 11, 2017 · 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

The Dutch remedy for all sadness in the world: desserts!

Hey there. Though I am a new entry on The (fabulous) Leidener, I have been living in Leiden for over a year now. Coming from a country that is famous … Continue reading

April 21, 2016 · 1 Comment

Afternoon Tea Time!

I am aware that half of our semester has already passed and everyone is quite busy preparing for midterms, theses, etc. But, as the old saying goes, all work and no … Continue reading

March 19, 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