Author Archives: Arian Edmunds

My First Christmas Tree

This post was written about a week and a half ago but its been a busy period, with exams happening and Christmas coming up and lots of other stuff going on, but here is my tree tale. On Saturday we … Continue reading

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Delightful Delft

On Saturday I went to Delft with a friend, Eliot. Delft is best known for the blue and white pottery, Delftware, and the famous painter Joseph Vermeer who painted during the Dutch golden age, it also has lovely canals and … Continue reading

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Different Schooling Systems

They do things a little differently here in the Netherlands, back home we have two semesters per year and with in each semester is one teaching period that runs for about thirteen weeks. Most full time students will take four … Continue reading

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Volunteering at the Impakt film festival

A while ago when I was visiting a friend at her hostel I picked up this flyer looking or volunteers. Turns out it was a good thing I grabbed it as I have just spent the last weekend working at … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Netherlands and the World Bikes!

There are so many bikes in the Netherlands! I have found it impossible not to encounter at least a few bicycles on any single day in the Netherlands. Even when I spend the day locked up inside studying I can … Continue reading

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Brussels and Back

The concept of catching a train to another country is kinda for me, not the train part but the changing of countries. The anticipation of crossing the border, having my passport checked and that confirming little stamp in my passport, … Continue reading

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Differences between Here and Home through the senses

This blog is about the differences I have experienced so far while being in the Netherlands. I can only talk about some differences that occur to me now so I will rely on the main senses, sight, sound, smell, taste … Continue reading

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A little about myself!

Hello, Everyone reading this. I just want to tell you a little about myself. First the basics: My Name is Arian Edmunds; I am from James cook University in Cairns, Australia, and am doing my Borders Crossing exchange in Utrecht, … Continue reading

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