5 things NOT to do with your parents in Amsterdam

Having spent some time in our lovely Utrecht, you must have visited Amsterdam at least once, either alone or with friends or family visiting you. The lovely capital of the Netherlands has plenty of sights and activities to offer, depending on what your interest is: starting from a cultural walk through the Rijksmuseum to a... Continue Reading →

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 →

To the movies in Utrecht city

After you’ve been running around Utrecht with your guests and you’ve visited all the churches and the nice cafés and had a look at the canals; It’s time for some relaxing. What better way is there than sitting down in a comfortable seat with a bucket of popcorn and a coke or a(nother) beer in front of a big screen?

The stages of culture shock

Autumn in Toronto © Isabeau van Halm Culture shock - it was probably one of the first things your teachers talked about when you arrived in the country where you will spend your semester abroad. It has four different stages, all with a accompanying mood; the honeymoon stage, just after you arrive, where everything is... Continue Reading →

The Great History of Utrecht

Claudio Agnesa When you all faithful readers of ours chose Utrecht as the next city where to settle down, you probably did so charmed by its lovely canals, its dynamic students’ life and its prestigious universities. What you may be unaware of is that you also came to the ancient Trajectum ad Rhenum of Roman... Continue Reading →

And we danced…the polonaise

Source By Frederieke Those of you who have been out and about in the Dutch bars might recognize 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... Continue Reading →

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