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 →
“Hey, I’m Lara and I’m vegan” - is NOT the way I usually introduce myself. Now that we've got that out of the way, I’m happy to tell you some essential tips and things you should know before dating a vegan/vegetarian girl! 1. We love to eat. We just don't eat the secretions of another... Continue Reading →
Utrecht is a beautiful city. It is cosy and lively at the same time. There is so much to see and do that even locals get overwhelmed sometimes. That’s why we decided to make it a little bit easier for you. We made you a bucket list with five things you should have done by... Continue Reading →
This video is made by Allison Young, who is studying abroad here in Utrecht. Since the start of the semester, she's been part of a mentor group which did a lot of cool stuff together in and around Utrecht. Allison is studying media and has always enjoyed editing and watching videos. The JoCo asked Allie... Continue Reading →
As you read in our Abroad magazine’s Spring edition – love is in the air! And the fact that the semester is coming to an end doesn’t mean you should give up on finding (and keeping) that cute Dutch guy you’ve had your eye on ever since you arrived in the Netherlands. But how do... Continue Reading →
Go on the scariest ride of your life in one of these thrill-seeking and enchanting amusementparks in the Netherlands!
Every month we will introduce a new international student to you! We will try to speak with as many people from different countries as possible. This time we spoke with the (half Dutch) Jessica from Edmonton Alberta, Canada. She is 25 years old and she will stay here for the whole year to do her... Continue Reading →
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?