The Leidener

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Who needs train tickets when you have books? Boekenweek 2018

Perhaps it’s a stereotype, but the Dutch seem to have made getting a good deal into an art form. Boekenweek, a week-long festival celebrating Dutch literature took place two weeks … Continue reading

March 31, 2018 · Leave a comment

City Trips from Leiden: Utrecht

Even coming from London, I’m still amazed at how well connected the Netherlands is in terms of public transport. Especially Leiden, which has direct train links to almost the entirety … Continue reading

October 31, 2017 · Leave a comment

A Day in Utrecht.

Utrecht is one of the big cities in The Netherlands, albeit still one of the lesser known ones on a global scale. It is quite an amazing place to visit, … Continue reading

February 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

A New Perspective

One of my favourite moments is when I’m on the plane and it’s just about to land. That moment when the whole world looks tiny. You feel as if you … Continue reading

March 16, 2014 · Leave a comment