Five ways to stay active in Uni

Ahh, we know. Being a student is a full time job. Being constantly busy and stressed is no fun and on top of that working out is the last thing on the agenda. But, staying active and fit even during uni days is not as hard as it seems especially in a city such as…

Best Asian food picks

  This week we are turning the globe all the way to Asia! Asia being rich with its beautiful nature, kind people and culture, has all of its secrets bundled up in its delicious cuisine. Now, whether you are out of fresh ideas and love to cook or you enjoy having spicy Asian food for…

Five places for the perfect Friday night in Groningen

Hey guys! We know it’s been a while, but the ESN Groningen Blog is back, up and running! As before, here you will be able to read about Groningen and what it has to offer, the events happening weekly, places you must visit, the delicious recipes from our international dinner events and more! To kick…

The committees of ESN

Maybe you’re thinking about applying for an ESN committee, but aren’t sure about what to pick yet. To help your decision we’ve put together description of the committees, written by committee members themselves to give you a proper insight into their works. We hope this helps you become active in ESN and make your decision…

What is Bevrijdingsdag?

It’s that time of the year again, one week after King’s day – are you ready for the liberation day? – the Dutch refer to it as Bevrijdingsdag and it is celebrated on the 5th of May. Liberation day is celebrated in the Netherlands each year on May the 5th. It is a day which…

A typical Dutch night out – 5 things you’ll notice!

Whether you are from Europe or from a country on the other side of the world: a typical night out in Groningen probably differs a lot from a night in your hometown. From the time we start to the use of our bikes on nights out, you might have noticed a few things already during…

How to celebrate Kingsday 2018 in Groningen

The 27th of April is a special day in the Netherlands. It’s KINGSDAY! There’s no Dutch inhabitant that will stay home during this day. We all dress up with something orange (like a scarf or a shirt) and go outside to celebrate the birthday of our King: Willem-Alexander. Definitely, the best birthday party someone can…

The 5 types of coffee drinkers

Coffee – you hate it or you love it. And sometimes you don’t care and drink it anyway. It’s a big staple in many, many people’s lives and also a quite central part of culture. And especially as a student caffeine becomes pretty important after a while, and whenever you go to catch up with…

5 tips to help you study

With exam period being in full swing, it gets harder and harder every day to concentrate and be productive and motivated. Some days (or maybe even all days?) you would rather just stay in bed, watch Netflix and avoid all responsibilities. But at the same time, you know that that’s obviously not the best idea,…

A foodie guide to Groningen

A Foodie Paradise. a guest blog by Emma from https://bitesandboardingpasses.com/   I can’t have this travel blog without sharing this beautiful city with you guys. During my time as a student (and still) I have called this place my home. Groningen is a student city by heart. With over 57k students in a city with…