Chocolate Heaven – how to bake your own Arretjescake! (no oven needed)

It happens to the best of us, wanting to use all your creativity for a baking session when you suddenly remember that your student home is devoid of an oven or you find that your housemates have claimed it all day long to heat their frozen pizza’s. Then, and more so because it is extremely... Continue Reading →

How Dutch liberalism defeated Wilders’s party

The Netherlands went to the polls and the votes have been counted. Not only the Dutchies, but also the world watched these elections with bated breath. These weren’t just normal elections like every four years, this time much more was at stake. The outcome of these elections was decisive for the future of Europe. How... Continue Reading →

My first steps in learning Dutch

Living in the Netherlands has its advantages; the majority of the population speaking English at a high level is definitely one of them! However, even if you spend 95% of your time speaking English because you’re surrounded by internationals and well-spoken Dutchies, there are several reasons why you should learn the language. If you’re considering... Continue Reading →

The Mini Utrecht called Delft

Delft is smaller than Utrecht, yet possesses a similar charm and beauty. Smaller you say? How is that possible? Yes! It is smaller, yet it has just as much to do, with a tower almost as large as the Dom tower! It is the second biggest in the Netherlands! The trip was organised by ESN... Continue Reading →

Fitness in Utrecht

Gym De Workout Are you a fitness fanatic, a gym steady-goer or an active participant for fitness classes? Are you still stuck with the contemplation on the fact that most gyms have a lengthy contract that you cannot commit to? Well, look no further! At Workout, they offer a great range of opportunities. They offer... Continue Reading →

How to drink like a Dutchie

Coming from a different country requires lots of adjustment: the teaching style is different, the weather isn’t the same at home, and the food is not what your mum used to make back home. On top of that, you can’t hit your favourite bar with your usual friends! Thanks to a lovely phenomenon called globalisation,... Continue Reading →

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