Archive for October, 2013


In: Habiba Ibrahim

30 Oct 2013

So, exams are just around the corner, final assignments are due, Halloween is in one day, a storm nearly wrecked my bike , I’m learning that patience is a virtue, and all I could do is pray for a miracle (or maybe put an end to procrastinating). For the last couple of weeks, all I’ve […]

Art Freaks

In: Arianna Toncelli

22 Oct 2013

Maybe not all of you know me yet, so let me introduce myself. I am the main financer of Amsterdam’s art museums. I have visited all of them at least twice in one year, and I always bring people along with me. My favourite victims are friends and relatives, basically anyone who is crazy and […]

Changes, yes, they happen, ALL THE TIME! What do you expect will happen to you when you start living somewhere else? It’s as complicated and confusing as it sounds; you will change, and it might be that your favorite color is no longer the one you like best. Your appreciation of arts might increase, and […]

To all the new internationals: by now you’ve probably realized that the simple task of crossing a road is quite challenging here in Rotterdam. After more than a year here, I still haven’t gotten used to it! Problem number one: the bikes! When you cross a busy road, you first have to check that no […]

After a relatively relaxed first month at FGV, the first midterms are taking place which means that we actually have to study a bit! Looking back, choosing all my courses in Portuguese was a great decision. Even though some of the English courses have more interesting topics about emerging economies and Brazilian culture, my Portuguese […]

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