Archive for March, 2016

In the fall, my boyfriend and I took a fun day trip to The Hague, only thirty minutes or so from Rotterdam. We got up pretty early in the morning and took the train to Den Haag Central station. After arriving, we walked through the city and passed the Ridderzaal and other old buildings. It […]

source: facebook/rotterdamviertdestad It has been 75 years since Rotterdam has been damaged in WWII and had been reconstructed for the past 75 years. Now it has the centre of modern architecture and second largest city in the Netherlands. For this reason the whole city is filled with decorations and attractions! Coupled with the good weather […]

What is the best way to get to know a new country and a new culture? That’s right, through food! There is a saying that the way to a man’s heart is through his belly! And in my case this could not be truer. That is why I want to take you on a culinary […]

The last few months that I spent in Helsinki, my exchange destination for a semester, have been a truly wonderful experience for me! I have so many stories to tell, photos to share and memories to cherish. However, today I want to simply share with my top 3 coffee places in this Nordic capital. 1. […]

Culture Shock

In: Sydni Johanson

1 Mar 2016

I came to Rotterdam looking for something new, something different; and, my time in the Netherlands thus far has been nothing shy of ordinary. Before September, I had spent my entire life in the United States. I had never even left the country for vacation! During my undergraduate studies in California, I had met and […]


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