Die Holländer sind ja ähnlich wie die Schweizer: Wir essen gerne Käse, mögen die Berge, sprechen eine ähnliche Sprache und fahren gerne Velo. Das dachte ich jedenfalls bevor ich in das Land der Windmühlen aufbrach. Kaum vorstellbar für eine Weltenbummlerin wie mich, nach nur zwei Wochen holte mich ein Kulturschock ein. Ein Kulturschock in Holland, … Mehr Kulturschock à la Hollandaise
It’s not easy coming home after a long time abroad especially when you’ve spent 5 months or even more time in the wonderful Netherlands. The following tips will help you to deal better with your post Erasmus depression. … Mehr How to deal with your post Erasmus depression
We were the first one’s who lived in Johanna and we know what’s going on behind the walls of the newest student accommodation on De Uithof in Utrecht. The building looks spectacular from the outside and also from the inside it looks nice – BUT don’t judge a book by its cover. The Johanna residents and especially … Mehr You know you live in Johanna when..
The green scene is slowly developing in Utrecht. More and more organic and sustainable shops are popping up in the city. I love this green movement and want to present you my personal six favorite organic and sustainable shops, restaurants and spots in Utrecht. … Mehr The top six sustainable spots in Utrecht
Even though I grew up in the heart of Europe, I do not feel as though I’m a part of it. Since Switzerland is not a member of the European Union I face difficulties on a regular basis. This happens more frequently whilst living abroad, like when I tried to open a Dutch bank account … Mehr Switzerland and bank accounts – never a good combination
First of all, getting your Social Security Number (Burgerservicenummer) in the Netherlands is not a funny act to do. It’s extremely annoying and strains your nerves. Do you want to know why? Here you go, but before I’m telling you about my experience how I got my Social Security Number, I will give you some background … Mehr How to get your Social Security Number as an exchange student
And finally I sat in that room at Hogeschool Utrecht (HU) with 69 other exchange students from all over the world. It took me eight months to prepare my stay, probably more than 100 e-mails, 4 phone calls and a lot of patience. However, I made it to HU to study International Communication and Media. … Mehr A special guest from Switzerland