Tag: traveling

CHRISTMAS IN ITALY: A FAMILY BUSINESS

Christmas is a family business. We all know it, we all claim to hate it, we all love it deep inside. The food, the warmth, the fact that your family is trying to get together at least this one time of the year –… Continue Reading “CHRISTMAS IN ITALY: A FAMILY BUSINESS”

CONSTANTLY MOVING

They say home is where the heart is, that nothing feels as good as being at home. It’s natural, essential, a fundamental need that each one of us has and strives to fulfil. But what happens when your heart doesn’t actually reside in a… Continue Reading “CONSTANTLY MOVING”

THOSE LONELY MORNINGS

We all have those days when our first intake of breath feels like gas and your room like a prison cell, where you look outside your window and the day looks grey. When you feel alone in your bed but at the same time… Continue Reading “THOSE LONELY MORNINGS”

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”

A TRIP TO THE KUNSTHAL

So remember that time I was so excited to get a Rotterdampaas (card which gets me free entry in a bunch of places, free ice cream and cinema tickets) because I would use it so much? And then ended up using it once in three… Continue Reading “A TRIP TO THE KUNSTHAL”

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”