Tag: TRAVEL

FINDING A PLACE IN ROTTERDAM

Anyone who has lived – or tried to live – in Rotterdam, knows the housing scene in this city is a total disaster. As I get towards the end of my stay on the marvellous Nieuwe Binnenweg, I thought it was the right time… Continue Reading “FINDING A PLACE IN ROTTERDAM”

THE THREE REASONS WHY GENT IS BETTER THAN ANTWERP

As some of you may know, I went to Belgium for a couple days last week. My class got cancelled on Thursday and, although most people’s normal reaction would be to roll to the other side and keep sleeping, I opted to leave the… Continue Reading “THE THREE REASONS WHY GENT IS BETTER THAN ANTWERP”

THE THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN CHOOSING YOUR ERASMUS UNIVERSITY

We all know the feeling. A new University year is coming, you want to leave the same old town and explore new shores and, most importantly, go through the step of leaving your dear old uni for a foreign stranger. You sit down, open… Continue Reading “THE THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN CHOOSING YOUR ERASMUS UNIVERSITY”

THE BIG NOTHING: October un-appreciation club

  “Life is such an endless sum of beginnings and ends, consecutive events which mean all and nothing at the same time, this huge, massive, imperative big nothing. Because we breathe the same air and we eat the same things and we live the… Continue Reading “THE BIG NOTHING: October un-appreciation club”

My Bartender and The Pub

It is a truth universally known that, whenever you move to somewhere new, you will instinctively select a pub that will become YOUR pub, your home, the place where you spend your happiest and loneliest nights and the space where the memories of your adventure… Continue Reading “My Bartender and The Pub”

THE LOBSTER

In the past two weeks I spent as an official resident in Rotterdam, I have come to learn a few things about the beautiful thing that is the dutch population: They love their bicycles more than a child –  they have decorations, different colours,… Continue Reading “THE LOBSTER”

FIRST DAYS

First days are the best days and the worst days at the same time. Everything is shiny and new, an adventure to dive into and a whole new world to explore. It can also be a bit scary, relating to the previous post, to… Continue Reading “FIRST DAYS”

Point of no return

They say that change is scary, like being used to wearing an old cosy jumper for it to suddenly rip, forcing you out of it and into a new one. We as human beings sometimes tend to avoid it, being so comfortable in our… Continue Reading “Point of no return”