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Weekend warriors

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13 May 2014

For those, like myself, who arrived on exchange in Rotterdam from a different continent, the weekend becomes a time of endless opportunity. Set your destination on SkyScanner to “everywhere”, and suddenly a diverse array of culture, history, and cuisine seems that much closer. Amsterdam Schiphol has a wider (and sometimes cheaper) selection of destinations than […]

There’s this stereotype that I have in my head of the bumbling tourist: running shoes, backpack and sunglasses, camera looped around their wrist or neck, and eyes glued to a map whose creases indicate a constant state of haphazard folding and unfolding. I didn’t want to be this stereotype. This was probably a factor that […]

If there’s one thing you need to know about me, it’s that I absolutely love music. Attending concerts in new cities is one of my favourite ways to begin to understand a place. So naturally, one of my first goals upon arriving in Rotterdam was to hunt down a live music schedule, and plan my […]

As this is my first entry into the Erasmus University International Blog, it’s only fitting to take things back to the beginning: my first week in Rotterdam. By the time these words find their way onto the Internet, I will have officially called Rotterdam my home for two months. So, while these sentiments may no […]


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