THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Windmills, quaint houses, and… chocolate?! – A Zaanse Schans adventure

The weather has finally decided that it’s officially spring, making it prime-time to explore the best that the Netherlands has to offer. The first place on my list was Zaanse … Continue reading

April 8, 2018 · Leave a comment

Tilting at Windmills.

Just then they came in sight of thirty or forty windmills that rise from that plain. And no sooner did Don Quixote see them that he said to his squire, … Continue reading

May 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Get into the Green Heart of Holland

O, the month of May, the merry month of May, So frolic, so gay, and so green, so green, so green! O, and then did I unto my true love … Continue reading

April 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

A windmill revolution

Leideners, like many citizens of the world today, will no doubt be suffering from a collective food coma of epic proportions. If I’m anywhere near the mark, having been filled … Continue reading

April 1, 2013 · Leave a comment