THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Long haul? No problem!

For many internationals, the move to the Netherlands may be one of the first long haul flights you take! As I moved here from the UK this wasn’t my experience … Continue reading

August 7, 2019 · Leave a comment

Easter Trip – Part 4: Erasmus Reunion in Munich

They say that Erasmus is not just a year in your life – but your life in one year. I completed mine in August of 2016, almost 3 years ago. It … Continue reading

May 3, 2019 · 4 Comments

Easter Trip- Part 3: Procida

As Capri and Ischia are attractive options, we chose to go to Procida from Naples, the least touristic one of the three coastal islands.  How to get there? It should … Continue reading

April 30, 2019 · Leave a comment

Easter Trip – Part 2: Naples

Following the first part of this blog series on Part 1: Rome I am continuing my Easter trip insights with Naples. For sure not as touristic as Rome, you feel … Continue reading

April 28, 2019 · 1 Comment

Flying from Eindhoven Airport

Even though it is not as close as Schiphol, Eindhoven Airport has many opportunities for those wanting to take advance of the holidays and long weekends awaiting in spring and … Continue reading

April 11, 2019 · Leave a comment

Cheap getaways: pt. 2 – Antwerp

… Here the second part of my two-day trip to Belgium! Day 2\3 – Ghent → Antwerp On the second day we took a train from Ghent to Antwerp (In … Continue reading

March 25, 2019 · Leave a comment

Which NS Subscription is Right for You?

There is probably nowhere you cannot reach with public transportation in the Netherlands. Whether you live in Leiden or The Hague and need to travel in between for your lectures … Continue reading

February 19, 2019 · 4 Comments

Part Nine: In Between M.Sc. and Ph.D.

My first flight was from scenic northern Ontario to Toronto. I had chosen a 12 hour layover so that I could hang out with my good friend Jon in Toronto. … Continue reading

August 18, 2015 · 1 Comment

Getting Back on Track!

Since I got back to Holland, things haven’t quite gone according to plan. What do I mean by that? Well, let’s take a look at the list below. I was … Continue reading

March 6, 2014 · Leave a comment