Hello there! How is your Dutch coming along? Have you learnt some of the basics already, such as: “hoe gaat het?” (how are you), “dankjewel” (thank you), “wat is jouw lievelingskleur” (what’s your favorite color)? It can be helpful to know some of these and if you are interested in learning more, this website might … Continue reading These are no simple walls
Or maybe, rather say, “looking for orange, brown, or yellow?”. Fall has come and is showing its flying colors all around. The leaves on the trees are changing color and slowly letting go of their branches as the wind blows wherever he wants to. But where to enjoy this beautiful scenery the most in the … Continue reading Looking for green?
Welcome to Leiden. We hope you are slowely settling in and enjoying Leiden during your introduction week. Stay tuned, as new posts will soon be published. Hope to see you at our first event netxt Friday! https://www.facebook.com/pg/ContrastLeiden/events/
As you may know, we celebrate the birthday of our King Willem Alexander on Thursday, April 27th! It’s a national holiday, which means that schools and offices are closed. This is the day that Dutchies go all out and everything and everyone is dressed in orange! Many people from all over the world come to the Netherlands … Continue reading Life in Leiden: King’s Day 2017
So, what do you do when your parents are coming over and you still can’t cook? Or if you want to take someone special out to dinner? Or if you just feel like dining out? Here are some recommendations for cheap but good restaurants around Leiden. Don’t expect anything too fancy; we’ve selected reasonably priced … Continue reading Life in Leiden: Cheap Eats