Go Review Your Classes

By Anca Negulescu, Writer How do you pick a restaurant when traveling? Do you seek to learn what other employees - former or current - think of the position when searching for a new job? How do you choose between two similar products before placing an order? All these decisions likely have something in common:... Continue Reading →

Cycling Tips

By Emmi Beuger, Editor in Chief Many students coming to study in the Netherlands have little experience with cycling, or at least cycling as much as Dutch people do! My hometown was too hilly for cycling, so I did not cycle at all before coming here. In my couple months, I have become hooked on... Continue Reading →

“Surviving” the Netherlands

By Anca Negulescu, Writer  "Can you survive the Netherlands?" That was the question asked by the ESN Utrecht Activities Committee kick-off event of the semester, and two dozen or so brave souls were eager to rise to the challenge. Spoiler alert: while it may be a question our friends and families at home jokingly – and not... 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 Date a Vegan Girl

“Hey, I’m Lara and I’m vegan” - is NOT the way I usually introduce myself. Now that we've got that out of the way, I’m happy to tell you some essential tips and things you should know before dating a vegan/vegetarian girl! 1. We love to eat. We just don't eat the secretions of another... Continue Reading →

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 →

Day Trip: Kasteel De Haar

As we enter this weekend with the prospect of cold temperatures and gloomy skies, it’s reassuring to know that spring is just around the corner. When I first came to The Netherlands in August, I was enchanted by the crowds of people lapping up the evening sun on every green space available; sharing a meal... Continue Reading →

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