After at least 5 hilarious moments with international friends about some typical Dutch things I realised we are not as normal as we think we are. Dutch people are known to be relaxed and direct. And of course about the fact that we shamelessly try to save money in every situation. But besides these characterial things we have many other traditions.
Spending responsibly is a challenge for every student, and it is increasingly so when you live abroad in a country with different habits, stores and price levels. If this is your first time living alone, it might be even more challenging to take care of your finances. Here we have the top 10 budgeting tips... Continue Reading →
Every month we will introduce a new international student to you! We will try to speak with as many people from different countries as possible. This time we spoke with the (half Dutch) Jessica from Edmonton Alberta, Canada. She is 25 years old and she will stay here for the whole year to do her... Continue Reading →
After you’ve been running around Utrecht with your guests and you’ve visited all the churches and the nice cafés and had a look at the canals; It’s time for some relaxing. What better way is there than sitting down in a comfortable seat with a bucket of popcorn and a coke or a(nother) beer in front of a big screen?
Now that you’ve been in Utrecht for a while, you probably found a balance (or at least tried) between studying, socialising and sleeping. Of course, your schedule is turned upside down when your friends, family or your partner come to town to visit you. Don’t worry – we have the best tips for you on... Continue Reading →