A Tale of Improbability: A Sailor’s Demise

It’s hard to imagine why someone wouldn’t like to travel the world. It’s safe to say everyone who chooses to study abroad most probably enjoy traveling a lot. We know we will be exploring new places and getting to know new people, yet it's always hard to imagine how a trip will play out. Sure,... Continue Reading →

A board year: why?

Utrecht has a lively student culture; there is always something going on and many events are organised for and by students. This is all, to a large extent, facilitated by the many student organisations. These are run by students on a voluntary basis; some positions are full-time, whereas others are part-time and (usually) combined with... Continue Reading →

Explore Europe this spring

When you are on exchange, it is the perfect moment to go visit some European cities. If you’re from overseas this was probably already on your agenda, but also when you’re from Europe spring is a nice moment to explore some more of the continent or a pay visit to your favorite city again. How... Continue Reading →

Barbecue in the Park!

Now that the days are longer and warmer, it is time for one of the favorite activities of the Dutchies, which is not else than having a barbecue in the park. Friends and family get together at the end of the afternoon, torch up a portable or disposable barbecue, sit around on some towels, open... Continue Reading →

How To Be an Unusual Erasmus Student

 1. Don’t be afraid to stand out. When you get to know each other with your fellow exchange students, everyone is going through the same process. You don’t know others, you are afraid to show yourself, so you would try to fit in by doing the same things as everyone else. Feel free to do the... Continue Reading →

The Revolution of Travelling

Do you have a friend, who you keep spotting on Facebook or Instagram travelling somewhere around the globe, and you wonder how they are just doing it? The answer is simple. In people’s perception travelling, and especially taking a flight, is equal to an expensive investment to a place far beyond home. But this trend... Continue Reading →

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