Best Dutch daytrip destinations

Whether you spent the last few months in Utrecht discovering its hidden and not so hidden gems or you just got off the plane to start your new adventure, our amazing city has a lot to offer. Like a mysterious girl, she shows you a different face of hers every time you see her, be... Continue Reading →

Cycle proficiency level: over 9,000

After having spent an almost complete semester (and maybe even two) here in Utrecht, surely you know how to ride a bike. Handbrakes, back paddle breaks, small saddles, comfortable ones or big ones: you've seen them all and you master them all. Are you ready to take your cycle skills to the next level? Check... Continue Reading →

What to do on Valentine’s Day?

Some love it, some hate it, but it’s hard to ignore; on Sunday February 14th, it’s Valentine’s Day. In the year 496 Pope Gelasius I declared this date to be the day of Saint Valentine, but in the Netherlands it wasn’t celebrated until the nineties (if you want to read all about celebrating Valentine's Day... Continue Reading →

And we danced…the polonaise

Source Those of you who were a part of the recent ESN introduction week will have witnessed the polonaise; a funny-looking dance Dutch people tend to perform when they have a reason to celebrate and are slightly intoxicated. For those of you who are not familiar with this phenomenon I would like to elaborate a... Continue Reading →

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