As Way2go, an organisation for exchange students at Maastricht, was organising a guided tour in Amsterdam in early September, we decided to sign up for it since the tickets were relatively cheap at 24 euros/pax. A train ticket to Amsterdam from Maastricht would have cost us 24.50 euros without the OV-student card discount, which I […]
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Since we had nothing to do during the weekend, we decided to make a day trip to Aachen, a small and sleepy town which lies just across the German border. After various correspondences and all, we had a total of 10 like-minded people making the trip. It was a pretty large group from what I […]
Sint-Pietersberg is a nice outing in Maastricht, to get away from being cooped up in the hostel and staring at the laptop all day. Or, if you are really hardworking, staring at your notes all day. We cycled there from the UM Guesthouse, which took us around 20-25 minutes. It was downhill all the way […]
Supermarkets in the Netherlands are generally expensive, in line with the high cost of living in the Netherlands. Still, it is far cheaper to cook your own meals than to eat out. Below are brief descriptions of where we get our groceries in Maastricht.
I’ve never once cooked at home before, unless you count the times when I helped my mom stir-fry the food while she was out washing the dishes or preparing other food for cooking. I’ve also never handled a knife before. Going on an overseas exchange has a lot of firsts for me, and cooking is […]