A letter to a thief

Dear miserable and pathetic thief Why do you bring me so much pain and grief I’m writing you this letter It might give some relieve Even though you don’t care Because you don’t have any feels I had it safe, I had it locked And yet you have me sad and shocked Because you mugged... Continue Reading →

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10 times Dutch bikes

Living in the Netherlands you’ve probably spotted all different kinds of weird scenes of people on bikes. People texting, carrying a crate of beer or a whole household on a bike are no exception. But have you also noticed the variety of bikes we’ve got moving around? Sit tight and immerse yourself into the amazing... Continue Reading →

Cycle proficiency level: over 9,000

After having spent an almost complete semester (and maybe even two) here in Utrecht, surely you know how to ride a bike. Handbrakes, back paddle breaks, small saddles, comfortable ones or big ones: you've seen them all and you master them all. Are you ready to take your cycle skills to the next level? Check... Continue Reading →

Losing your bike in the Netherlands

When you move to another country the first step to integrate into a new culture is to get used to different habits and behaviours. When you move to the Netherlands you can't ignore the fact that everyone has got a bike. Just like the majority of international students I also wasn't used to this kind... Continue Reading →

Bicycle Bloopers: Kick off

“Bicycle, bicycle, I want to ride my bicycle...” You all know this famous song from Queen. You would almost think that this band grew up in the Netherlands. Because everywhere you look in this country you see bikes, bikes, bikes. So I hope by now you all own one of those precious two-wheelers. They will be your right... Continue Reading →

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