First date? These are the most perfect places to go for a drink

Aahh Utrecht, the city of love! Well, not really actually. But when you’re here for a while and you’re single… then it’s not that strange if you have a date once in a while. First dates are always a bit awkward in some sort of way. You’ve never met or maybe you did once and... Continue Reading →

10 Dutch sayings that don’t mean anything to you, but help you impress your Dutch friends!

Whenever you’re in a new country, it is nice to fit in with the locals. We the Dutch appreciate any effort internationals make when internationals they try to fit in. But sometimes that can be hard and you don’t know where to begin. Don't worry! I am here to help! The Dutch have a love/hate... Continue Reading →

Recipe: comforting lentil soup

During these freezing cold winter times, you preferably want to eat warm, comforting and filling meals. This healthy, delicious and vegan (say what!) lentil soup is easy to make and consists out of  lots of pantry ingredients. A perfect winter meal that fits every student budget! Ingredients (for 2 portions) A bit of olive oil1... Continue Reading →

The best study spots in Utrecht

During the holidays, studying is probably one of the last things you want to think of. Unfortunately, the upcoming Christmas break won’t last forever, and you have to go back to your books sometime. Besides the sad prospect of reading all day, you’re probably not looking forward to getting up early for a spot in... Continue Reading →

5 tips to cure homesickness

Moving anywhere on your own is always daunting, especially if it’s your first time. If this is you, you probably have many unanswered questions. Can I live on microwave meals? Will I make friends in my new town? Will I survive on the roads between the cars and bleeping cyclists? The answer is yes! If... Continue Reading →

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