Dutch Actors Who Found Hollywood Fame

Despite being a tiny country with only 17 million citizens, the Netherlands has produced a lot of amazing talent over the past centuries. We are all familiar with the great painters of the Golden Age such as Rembrandt and Vermeer. It is also no secret that the Dutch love EDM with the crazy amount of... Continue Reading →

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What Makes Us Who We Are

Do you know that feeling, when you are trying to fit in a group? This group can be one you just got into, new university, new workplace, or, of course, your exchange semester. For an honest, loud and unusual person like me, this situation used to be a challenging one. Throughout the years I have... 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 →

Housing Situation in Utrecht

When I arrived in Utrecht in 2015, I must say that I was very lucky with my housing situation. I was able to nail a "reserved accommodation" room from SSH, which is part of a limited amount of furnished rooms that the University books for their international students. I booked it in April, to start... Continue Reading →

Story time

Once upon a time, the tribe was preparing for winter. The chief sent his people to the forest to get firewood. The men spent hours and hours collecting a good amount to survive the winter. When they arrived home, the chief sent a young boy to the wise man. The wise man lived on the... Continue Reading →

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