Free your Mind and Body with some Yoga

If you haven’t noticed, the bars and clubs are closed. If you wanted to go out, that is not really possible today. But look at this the positive way! This also means that you can finally embrace a more healthy lifestyle. There is finally the time to work on a stronger body and mind. You... Continue Reading →

A Virtual Museum Tour

At first it seemed so nice that you could stay home all day for a time. But after day one the boredom is already creeping in. What are you going to do with all that time!? To help you out ESN Utrecht is going to think of an activity for you every day that you... Continue Reading →

Spring in Utrecht: Parks and Fresh air

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 →

Old Saws of the Dutchies

Idioms are stereotyped phrases. When idioms are translated into their dictionary meaning, the words have different meaning than the old saw (the saying and its wisdom). Even if we use idioms in daily life without even thinking about them, these can have funny meanings and stories in them. Learning idioms in a new country can... 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 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 →

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 →

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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