Once I was making my way down through the Oudegracht in direction to Ledig Erf and I you found some peculiar letters written on the stones of the sidewalk. I was so intrigued that I decided to solve this mistery! Follow me on this journey through The Letters of Utrecht! What are The Letters of... Continue Reading →
It’s that time of the year again when the leaves come off, the weather makes us want to hide under a blanket and all we want to eat is pumpkin-related. There’s this atmosphere outside and it can only mean that a certain holiday is coming closer. Yes, I’m talking about ghosts, vampires, zombie brides and a... Continue Reading →
Did you ever walk through Utrecht, wondering what all those colourful blocks on store windows mean? Or stumbled across the gigantic chair in the city centre? I took a crack at the famous Dutch design movement called ‘De Stijl’ to answer those questions!
Door Jelle de Korte When I moved from Middelburg (A town in the provence of Zeeland) to Utrecht a couple of years ago, I was very excited. I just could not wait to have my own place and start a new life in a vibrant city like my beloved Utrecht. My mother asked me if... Continue Reading →
The Dutch culture could sometimes appear a bit strange to you, because you are probably not used to all the habits of the Dutchies. Don’t worry, because as soon as you recognize some of these habits, you will discover that they are actually fun (and sometimes make sense). In this article we have summed up... Continue Reading →
Autumn has just started in the Netherlands, be prepared! Especially when you’re an exchange student from the more Southern parts of Europe, it’s probably getting a bit chilly for you already. It’s raining every day when you cycle to class, and your professor is getting a bit more grumpy in the morning. If you’re commuting... Continue Reading →
And how to make it yours, too! When I heard for the first time I could go abroad during my studies, I was definitely not a big fan of living in another country for half a year. I thought it was a bit scary, a big responsibility and I had a boyfriend at the time,... Continue Reading →
Being an international student is actually a really special time in your life. You go to another country, meet new people, experience all sorts of things and - most of all - you can enjoy every minute of it, because hey, this is not your normal day-to-day life. But being an international is also challenging,... Continue Reading →