Archive for the ‘Sydni Johanson’ Category


In: Sydni Johanson

22 Jun 2016

This was my favorite trip so far! But, of course, there are more to come! Flying into the airport over the Mediterranean was so beautiful, and from the plane window we could see the beach and even Sagrada Familia! Even though it was February, the 60 degree weather felt incredible after rainy and cold Rotterdam, […]


In: Sydni Johanson

25 May 2016

Ever since I got to Rotterdam I have been trying to find a good day to go explore Kinderdijk. That day finally came two weeks ago, although the weather was a little cold! From the Erasmus Bridge in Rotterdam, we took the waterbus straight to Kinderdijk. It was a really cool experience to see the […]

Editorial edit: It’s been a little over a month the Brussels attacks happened. We received Sydni’s blog just a few days before and decided,  given the circumstances, not to publish the piece at that time. Despite the horrible thing that happened and the sadness of that day, Brussels is still an amazing city. One we recommend you to […]

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 […]

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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