THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Explore The Netherlands on Your Day Off – Saturday in Breda

After my last exam period, this was my first Saturday off. As much as I love being in Leiden, Saturday is the day I enjoy being here the least, because … Continue reading

April 6, 2019 · Leave a comment

Break in sight? – Catch a flight: Milan edition

One of my favorite reasons for being in the Netherlands is the possibility to travel outside of the Netherlands. My masters program is quite demanding, so my free time is … Continue reading

March 26, 2019 · Leave a comment

Amsterdam survival guide

Let’s be real. Our first time in the Dutch capital was purely overwhelming: Crowds, souvenir shops and no sense of orientation. I vividly remember my friends and me walking into … Continue reading

September 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

Biking Trip: Leiden to Den Haag

Of course, as someone who lives in Leiden, Den Haag is like a second city for me. It is like the city to go to whenever I want to hang … Continue reading

November 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Perks of Studying and Living in Leiden (2/2) – Oh You Beautiful Leiden

*Warning: the following content may contain an overload of pictures* Having lived in Leiden for only two months, I have already fell deeply in love with this city. Every week … Continue reading

November 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Unleashing My Science Geek at Science Center NEMO

Even though I am a Humanities student, I have always addressed myself as a science geek. It all started when I was in kindergarten. A lot of girls around my … Continue reading

November 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Biking in Zuid-Holland Forests and Bike Paths!

As the months go by, I finally experience my first autumn in Europe. I feel so excited because it is my first autumn and so far it’s been my favorite … Continue reading

October 11, 2015 · 1 Comment

Tree climbing; have you tried it?

It’s finally not raining in The Hague these days, so we’re all a bit disoriented… Not used to think about outdoor activities at all indeed… So, it’s sunny and you … Continue reading

October 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Chilling in Northern Europe 2 – Denmark, or Danmark

Tired of extended deadlines from my exam week, I randomly skipped my class on several weeks ago and escaped. After a weekend sight-seeing, I came back with 100% energy and … Continue reading

November 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

True Leidener love: The Zaterdag Markt

I´ve lived in Leiden since August 2012 and although every week I fall in love with a new thing I discover in our little town, there are some things that … Continue reading

April 19, 2014 · 1 Comment

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