Category Archives: Utrecht

Where has the time gone…

Hello my name is Yvonne, I’m from Townsville Australia and I am an anthropology student  at James Cook University.  However, I am spending a semester here in Utrecht the Netherlands, to study mostly Dutch culture.  As my first post disappeared … Continue reading

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Time flies

Today I realised that I am one third of the way into my six-month European adventure. That’s a bit scary, considering how many more things I still want to do. Lately I’ve been settling into daily life more than I … Continue reading

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Dealing with setbacks

I’ve been stressing too much lately. About getting full access to my Dutch bank account (a three week process), about buying a discount card for public transport (which first required a Dutch bank account), class assessment, getting a cold, having … Continue reading

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The start of a journey

I’m Cara, a student of English literature, Italian and French at Flinders University in Adelaide. This semester I am living the Dutch life while I study at Utrecht University in the Netherlands. I’m using this opportunity to work my way … Continue reading

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Howdy.

I have moved house, my new attic room feels very Dutch, especially the climb to get up here.. and i finally got in contact with the ever evasive landlady from the last place, and actually was repaid some money that … Continue reading

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Hello again

I have been locked out of my account here again and also quite ill, but i’m back! Maybe I shouldn’t have dipped my feet into the freezing cold North Sea the other day, maybe I wouldn’t be so weak and … Continue reading

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Internship news!

A new update on my internship! Last week I finally started at the place I will work at for the next 7 weeks, twice a week from 9 to 5. It also fits perfectly in the goals of the Border … Continue reading

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21

There’s this thing in Australia called Your Twenty-First, a phenomenon I was introduced to by my parents when I got the key to our house for my twenty-first birthday. This is supposedly an Australian tradition, as in Australia you’re not … Continue reading

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Uni

I love you because: – every new class started with the teacher introducing him/herself and the topic and then we were basically done. Nice and easy first week I should say. – the amount of people per lecture/tutorial is nice … Continue reading

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Tonight We Are Young: The First Few Weeks Down Under

Dear all, Welcome to my first blog from Down Under. It’s been a couple of weeks since I first arrived in Australia and let me tell you, they have been hectic! I’ve done so many things in such a short … Continue reading

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