When the Clouds Come: Rainy Day Activities in Utrecht

Every resident of Utrecht knows the feeling: your last class of the week was yesterday, you've done just enough coursework to be able to place university far to the back of your mind, and you are ready to celebrate with a full day of fun and whimsy. You open your curtains and- oh no!- disaster... Continue Reading →

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Happy Easter!

Hi guys, how did you celebrate your Easter this year? Personally it was the first time that I have celebrated Easter away from home. I can't deny that I was a little bit afraid of that. I was wondering how much I would miss the huge chocolate eggs that my grandpa bought for me every year,... Continue Reading →

Festival season kick-offs

While the sun is still hesitantly making its way back into the Dutch skies, Utrecht can’t wait any longer for the festival vibes that come with that shiny yellow disk. It is already organising three big festivals: the 3fm awards and the Utrecht University lustrum in Tivoli Vredenburg, and the Tweetakt festival on different locations.... Continue Reading →

The never-ending trip

This piece was originally intended to be very different: a chronicle of the ESN Utrecht trip organized to Groningen on Saturday March the 19th. I would have reported you how powerful it was to visit the concentration camp of Westerbork, how many flavours and perfumes one could experience in the Vismarket, or how clear was... Continue Reading →

‘Dutch women behave like men’

This wonderful citation comes from Evgeniy Levchenko, a Ukrainian ex-prof football player, who’s been living in the Netherlands for quite some time now. A few days before International Women’s Day (8th of March), the Dutch newspaper AD posted an interview online (in Dutch), in which Levchenko talked about the differences between the men-women-relations in the... Continue Reading →

King’s Day parties! Where to go?

King’s Day: the 27th of April! That might seem far away, but as you’re probably already getting spammed by King’s Day party invitations on Facebook, and ticket sales already have started, I think I’m right in time to warm you up for the best day of the year! By now you must have heard of... Continue Reading →

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