Archive for May, 2013

Summer is almost there and most of us have to study for the exams of their final trimester or block… So what is there to do as a balance to study time? For me personally, sport is essential especially during study periods. I love to play tennis, to run or to go to the gym. […]

Incoming Dutch and international students alike can find the student accommodation search stressful. To make life a little easier, here are some recommendations for basing yourself in Kralingen, Rotterdam  – the area surrounding Erasmus University. 1)      ITS REALLY CLOSE TO UNI On average, if you live in Kralingen, it will take you ten minutes to […]

It is often said that the little things in life are those that fulfil us the most, I absolutely agree. Give me a good cup of creamy cappuccino, some dessert complemented with the lovely company of friends and I am the happiest camper! I like to consider myself a foodie (or maybe I’m just a […]

For many (new) students in the Netherlands this is the day of the year. They start planning it up to two months in advance and are reserving boots in Amsterdam together with their friends or buying tickets for special festivals that are held throughout the country. Different to last year, my Queen’s day planning was very […]

Swan Market

In: Hannah Whelan

2 May 2013

An annual event in Rotterdam is the alternative ‘life-style’ market held at Museum Park. Titled ‘Swan Market’, this arcade of vintage clothing, house-ware, original art work, and homemade jams echoes to the cool-cats around Rotterdam to scratch out a bargain buy. With all the homespun cards, bicycle-originated chairs and sofas, tree-made tables, and an assortment […]


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