Archive for January, 2016

In my previous blog, I wrote about my amazing adventures in Peru and Bolivia. But that wasn’t all! The day I got home from that trip, I took a bus to Andradina (an 11-hour bus trip, but still in the state of São Paulo). There I spent Christmas with my roommate Renata’s family. Usually it’s […]

So even though I am already back in Rotterdam for two weeks now (and believe me, I don’t like it), I will tell you a bit about my last big adventure in South America. After the final exams in December, exchange students went back home one by one. Although all the farewell parties and dinners […]

How to get back

In: Dzhem Chavush

11 Jan 2016

How to get back into studying or working after the holiday The holiday is over and now you are back in Rotterdam, trying to get back to studying or working. It is never easy to leave holidays behind because you just want more of it, you got used to chilling and relaxing and now you […]

The winter of 2015 will go down in history as the Canadian Horror Winter (hereinafter referred to as the CHW). As with any other natural disaster, the CHW affected many, and since I was in Canada at the time, I too was a victim. Don’t worry, I survived (though barely), it is mostly psychological damage. […]

The People

In: Benjamin Witting

4 Jan 2016

One of the goals of an international exchange is personal development. Living, studying and working in a foreign country is considered a challenge, which one is expected to master during his/her youth. The ideal is thereby to embrace your host country and to develop emic insights and bonds, which will enrich your personal and professional […]


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