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Sadly, the time has come to write my last blog entry for The International Student Experience (sigh!). My ultimate advice for those living in the Netherlands: go out and explore! When you first get here you think you will have so much time to see everything. So you go to Amsterdam once, then you start […]

Caution: this article is critical of some Dutch customs and habits that I’ve encountered while living here. If you are too impressionable, I suggest you stop reading here. Please rest assured that this is not a rant against this beautiful country, but simply a satirical piece on my life in the Netherlands so far. I […]

The New Year

In: Arianna Toncelli

16 Jan 2014

Happy new year dear readers! I hope your 2014 is off to a good start. This year, like every year, I’ve decided to draft a list of new year’s resolutions. So far, it doesn’t look too good: 7 resolutions made, 0 kept. But hey, my intentions are good, and it’s only January right? My personal […]

Dear Readers, Excuse my deep stream of thought, but I just officially graduated and I think some profound reflections on life are necessary, if not vital. How many times in your life have you thought “I will never do this” or “I will never make it”? When you were a kid you probably thought: –          […]

One of the things I love most about EUR is its internationality. There are people coming literally from all around the world, and I love to share my culture with them and try to learn about theirs. One of the best ways to do that is through an exchange semester or the master study trip! […]

Whether you have just started or you are almost finished, whether you are in your bachelor’s or master’s, whether you are studying law, management or medicine, there is something that sooner or later you won’t be able to escape: the final thesis. Thesis, the dreaded word! At Erasmus University you’ll take some classes on academic […]

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 […]

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 […]


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