THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

A Dutch Treasure: Keukenhof

What is more Dutch than tulips of countless kind and colour? Its history dating back to the 15th century as the garden of Keukenhof Castle, Keukenhof has been hosting the … Continue reading

May 7, 2019 · Leave a comment

Keukenhof – is it worth a visit?

Keukenhof gardens are renowned the world over – despite only being open for a total of nine weeks every year between March and May. It’s marketed as one of the … Continue reading

April 28, 2018 · 3 Comments

Leiden for all Part II: a double Oma visit

After having read Yuri’s post about his grandmother’s visit at the beginning of this year (http://theleidener.com/2013/02/09/leiden-for-all/) , I just couldn’t wait for my two grandmothers, or Omas, to arrive. In contrast … Continue reading

May 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Spring oh spring, where are you? Things we will finally be able to do once the spring arrives

Happy Easter everyone! Marvel at lent lilies, going on an Easter egg hunt outside in the mild spring weather, finding eggs hidden behind wonderfully blooming trees and flowers, sitting around … Continue reading

April 2, 2013 · 1 Comment