The Leidener

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Things to do when your grandma visits you in The Hague!

Hi there, After very busy weeks of final exams and several visits from my family, I am back! My grandma visited me with a friend of hers recently, and I … Continue reading

June 9, 2015 · 3 Comments

Think Monday, Think Noordermarkt

Do you have plans for this Monday? Yes, you read it right, I did say Monday and by plans I did not mean sleep (or lack of it). Some might … Continue reading

April 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

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

NS: A complicated relation

Sometimes you love it, sometimes you hate it. But without it, life is very difficult. Got the answer to this little riddle? Ladies and Gentlemen, let me introduce you to … Continue reading

November 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

Leiden: World centre for terrible teenage poetry

“Leiden, ye I came to know, I write in stormy weather, Leiden, ye I came to know, I want to know you better” – anon. (trans. from Dutch original) In my … Continue reading

October 22, 2012 · 4 Comments

On the tourist trail in Volendam

If you are Dutch and reading this blog, you will surely already know about Volendam. On hearing that I visited, and that I partook in the famous activity that the … Continue reading

October 12, 2012 · 3 Comments