Surviving winter in the Netherlands

How to survive the cold Dutch winter? Use these tips to make sure you make the most out of your winter in the Netherlands!

5 reasons to learn Dutch

You came to Utrecht to have some good fun, maybe to study a bit and of course make lots of friends from all over the world. Lucky enough you choose to go to the Netherlands: a country where 9 out of 10 people are capable to have a conversation in English. So no need at... Continue Reading →

Delicious Dutch Winter recipes

Italy? Pizza! France? Fromage! Spain? Tapas! The Netherlands? No clue, right? Even though most Dutchies really enjoy a good meal, we are not very famous for our Dutch cuisine. We mainly eat potatoes, a slice of meat and some veggies on the side. Although this is partially true, we want to introduce you to some... Continue Reading →

Movienight in The Netherlands

What’s the best way to spend those rainy Dutch afternoons? Staying in with lots and lots of good movies (and hot chocolate) of course. Since you’ve been living in Utrecht for a while now, it is time to learn some more about the Dutch language and culture. I’m sure you’ve learned a few sentences already, but to really improve your Dutch skills I recommend watching Dutch movies with English subs. This is truly the best way to learn any language, and lucky you, Dutch movies are great! I’ve selected a few of my favorite ones that are available with English subs, enjoy!

Top 10 tips to help you ease exam-stress

If you take studying at least a little seriously, these past weeks haven’t been the most fun for you. Whether you’re a born planner or leave everything to the last minute, exam-related anxiety has found you and made you lose sleep/your temper/your mind. Hopefully, the following tips will be helpful for the final push before... Continue Reading →

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