A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Dutch v. Turkish Breakfast Part 1: The Culture

My latest trip to home made me think about how different the breakfast cultures of Turkey and the Netherlands. Before listing some of the main differences and similarities as for … Continue reading

August 26, 2019 · 1 Comment

Greek – Turkish Night

September 24, Wednesday. There is a mark on my agenda, with a star. I had been waiting for that day, that night for some time now. Why? Because we organized … Continue reading

September 29, 2014 · 2 Comments

Homesickness? I’m Good, Thanks!

When you go to a new land for college almost everything is foreign, new, just waiting to be explored. It’s exciting! Your main reaction to most of the things is … Continue reading

January 8, 2014 · 2 Comments

Leiden has nothing to do with the German ‘leiden’

Some of you may know what ‘leiden’ actually means in German…well if you didn’t know it means ‘to suffer’. A German friend of mine told this to me when she … Continue reading

September 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

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