Don't forget these items when you leave home in the Netherlands!
And how to make it yours, too! When I heard for the first time I could go abroad during my studies, I was definitely not a big fan of living in another country for half a year. I thought it was a bit scary, a big responsibility and I had a boyfriend at the time,... Continue Reading →
Being an international student is actually a really special time in your life. You go to another country, meet new people, experience all sorts of things and - most of all - you can enjoy every minute of it, because hey, this is not your normal day-to-day life. But being an international is also challenging,... Continue Reading →
Delft is smaller than Utrecht, yet possesses a similar charm and beauty. Smaller you say? How is that possible? Yes! It is smaller, yet it has just as much to do, with a tower almost as large as the Dom tower! It is the second biggest in the Netherlands! The trip was organised by ESN... Continue Reading →
It feels as if it was only yesterday that I was stationed at Utrecht Centraal, armed with an ESN flag, a list of subscriptions and a chai latte. Mathilde and I were doing our shifts for the pick up service; We had colleagues stationed at Schiphol to guide the newly arrived international students to the... Continue Reading →
This blog story is especially written for all the new incoming international students this semester. But it is also full of funny recognizable items for students who already spent some time here. A while ago you decided to go on exchange in Utrecht. A good choice of course, since this city is an underestimated... Continue Reading →
Source The bittersweet feeling of going back home and being rejoined with your friends and family after such a long, but leaving behind the friends who became your family over here. Let’s face it: You might be going to your homeland, but The Netherlands is your homeland now too. Sure, you’ve cursed on the Dutch... Continue Reading →