ESN VIDEOBLOG#2 Allie’s experience abroad

This video is made by Allison Young, who is studying abroad here in Utrecht. Since the start of the semester, she's been part of a mentor group which did a lot of cool stuff together in and around Utrecht. Allison is studying media and has always enjoyed editing and watching videos. The JoCo asked Allie... Continue Reading →

Behind the scenes – spring covershoot

It’s the 6th of March. We are lucky because spring is in the air! We chose a perfect day: a blue sky with a few clouds, a beautiful garden with lovely purple flowers and the sun that shone regularly. We are shooting our new cover for the spring edition of the ABROAD magazine! The shoot is... Continue Reading →

Utrecht’s hidden gems ~ Kanaalstraat

A new city means finding new interesting spots, doesn’t it? In this second blog about Utrecht’s hidden gems I’ll take you to one of the messiest yet most colourful streets of Utrecht. It’s located in Lombok, close by the central station and not even 10 minutes by bike from the city centre. When you first... Continue Reading →

Utrecht’s hidden gems ~ Voorstraat

A new city means finding new interesting spots, doesn’t it? At least that’s the thought I had when I was abroad. In this new rubric I’m welcoming you to Utrecht's hidden gems, which are not visible if you don’t know the city that well. Started by one of my favourite streets: The Voorstraat. I love... Continue Reading →

Dutch celebrities over the borders

As one of the smallest countries in the world, we’re not that visible on the worldmap, but the more we are ‘celebrity land’. It all started by our famous painters, which get famous all over the world. You can’t open an history of art-book anymore without seeing a several of Dutch artworks.  For ages a... Continue Reading →

Get to know our typical Dutch traditions!

After at least 5 hilarious moments with international friends about some typical Dutch things I realised we are not as normal as we think we are. Dutch people are known to be relaxed and direct. And of course about the fact that we shamelessly try to save money in every situation. But besides these characterial things we have many other traditions.

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