Dutch stereotypes explained

Just like with every other country, the idea that internationals have about the Netherlands is often based or at least influenced by a lot of stereotypes. Some are cruel, some funny and some are just complete nonsense. But quite a lot of them are (kind of) true and they can be explained. So if you’ve... Continue Reading →

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5 types of international students you’ll meet during your time abroad

Spending a semester abroad is one of the best things you can do in your life. You’ll see and do a lot of new, fun things and you’ll make friends from all over the world. The ‘abroad experience’ is different in every country and in every city. Nonetheless, there are always a few very recognizable... Continue Reading →

Celebrating Kingsday

Every country has its own national holiday(s). In the Netherlands, we have King’s Day, or in Dutch: Koningsdag. It is a big celebration and the whole country joins. If you’re an international, it’s quite an experience. If you also want to celebrate Koningsdag (which you should!), read this article to be prepared.   What is... Continue Reading →

Tips for Trips

Your Erasmus period is the best time to take a lot of fun trips. While I was on Erasmus myself (in Belfast), I did a lot of tours in the United Kingdom and Ireland. It’s the perfect opportunity to travel to places you wouldn’t visit otherwise. In this blogpost, I’ll share some tips I learned... Continue Reading →

6 Must see movies of 2018

New year, new movies! Make sure you don’t miss these 6 movies coming out this year.   Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Release date in the Netherlands: 11 January 2018 Genre: Drama This movie tells the story of a woman, Mildred, who lost her daughter. Her daughter has been found murdered a few months earlier.... Continue Reading →

5 Facebook pages you should like

Scrolling aimlessly through my Facebook timeline is something I do more often than I would like to admit. Especially on lazy days, I can easily get lost in the world of memes and BuzzFeed quizzes. During all this ‘Facebook research’, I found some quite useful, funny and entertaining Facebook pages. Since I’m probably not the... Continue Reading →

New Year’s Eve in Utrecht!

It's definitely holiday time now! Most students have at least two weeks off, we've been hearing Christmas songs on the radio for weeks and we even had some snow! While Christmas and New Year's Eve are coming closer, some internationals are traveling back home to celebrate these days with their families. But for those who... Continue Reading →

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