THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Sun is out – and so are we!

You did it – you finished the academic year! Normally, this would be the time to go out with your friends, but with all the Corona restrictions this might not … Continue reading

June 7, 2020 · Leave a comment

Surfing in Winter?

Defying bad weather is something the Dutch are very good at. No matter how windy or rainy it is, you’ll see them biking around town and doing what Dutch people … Continue reading

January 7, 2020 · 4 Comments

NL vs. COL

I am not one to frequently resort to clichés when describing countries and their population. However there is one particular cliché associated with brazilians that fit me like a glove…”Brazilians … Continue reading

November 23, 2013 · 2 Comments

Row that boat!

What happens if you put a Dutch, a French, a German and a Brazilian in a boat? Well, they row, row and row! And if this thought crossed your mind, … Continue reading

October 29, 2012 · 1 Comment

Staying in shape

I’ve sworn of the scale a long time ago (muscles are heavier than fat you guys!), but alas, my clothes are unforgiving. So, with the academic year having started again, … Continue reading

October 6, 2012 · 1 Comment