The Leidener

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

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

A Little Bit of Indonesian Food Here and There

Being an international student, far away from home, is never easy. At certain times, there must be something you discover (accidentally or in purpose) that will fly your memories to … Continue reading

October 2, 2015 · Leave a comment