By Deborah March is finally here and that means only one thing: spring is coming! Spring in the Netherlands is probably the best season because it starts raining a little less, the sun is out and there are thousands of flowers everywhere. As soon as the sun will start being a little more present during... Continue Reading →
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 last year, 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 –... Continue Reading →
Who doesn't like karaoke? I mean, come on, it's not only the funniest thing to do with your friends, it's also a chance to show the world (well, the karaoke bar) your biggest talent: singing. As a local, I know some places around where you can enjoy a night full of singing and entertaining. These... Continue Reading →
Are you thinking about catching some waves during your stay abroad? Then let me present you three of the finest places for surfing in the Netherlands. Because the water is very cold, you should wear a wetsuit no thinner that 5/3. But whether you are a beginner or a pro, you will find here the... Continue Reading →
I made it my personal mission to find the hidden gems and secret spots for the best coffee in Utrecht! Here is my first Top 3.
I have a riddle for you: You have a cocktail in one hand, a good book in another one, there is a timid sun touching your skin and children are playing in the sand next to you. Where are you? A beach by the ocean? Almost, but not quite! You are actually on a beach... Continue Reading →
It’s hard to believe when you live on this rainy place on earth called the Netherlands, but the sunny days are coming. And they’re very welcome, because we all need some vitamin D. Luckily, Utrecht is a city full of beautiful spots to get some tan! SOIA SOIA is short for Strand Oog In Al... Continue Reading →
When I first came to The Netherlands, I was enchanted by the crowds of people lapping up the evening sun on every green space available; sharing a meal or some drinks and jumping in the canals. After all this time indoors, I’ve built up a list of things I cannot wait to do when warmer... Continue Reading →