Archive for July, 2013

When you are writing your thesis and you are in a period when you feel it’ll never be over, it is nice to take a breather and relax a while. I did so this past weekend; took Saturday afternoon off and went to the beautiful city of Utrecht. It is only 45 min by train […]

Hello there! It just hit me that I have been in Rotterdam for almost an entire year; I wrote today’s post several months ago and I just decided it is the perfect time to publish it since this event, the World Port Days, is just around the corner (6-8 September 2013). Hope you enjoy 🙂 Did […]

What better way to spend your summer months in Holland than smashing the capitals’ festival scene? Here is a brief insight into what’s hot in the coming months; BUITEN WESTEN This year’s Buiten Westen festival is not only screaming with must-see acts, but will be hosting a wide range of things to do alongside the […]

1)      Leave it anywhere in The Netherlands without a lock 2)      Leave it by the central station (even with a lock) 3)      Attach bells, lights, pretty flowers, and baskets (thus making bystanders jealous; wanting your bicycle so much they just take it) 4)      Leave it in the same place for days on end 5)      Just […]

One of the things I was not expecting when I came to Erasmus University Rotterdam, was to find the active student organisation culture that exists on campus (and in my limited experience in the Netherlands in general). Student organisations are an important element of university life; they are constantly organising career related and social events (in […]


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