4 questions answered about the Eierbal

Frikandellen, kroketten and bitterballen: just a few examples of typical Dutch snacks. You can get them in several places in Groningen and probably remind you of something you find back home. However, there is one snack in Groningen that will probably surprise you the most: an eierbal (egg ball). It almost sounds like a joke,…

The 5 types of roommates you will meet in every student house

Student life is that awkward stage of life that transitions childhood to adulthood. Starting university will bring you a life full of surprises. Of course, one of the primordial things to do is finding a place to stay and survive for the next 3 to 5 years. In many cases you’ll have to share the…

5 Misconceptions about Latinos

Every culture has its own traditions and customs which shape the way people behave. Have you ever stared at a person and sensed a Latino vibe but you weren’t sure? There are a lot of misconceptions and erroneous stereotypes surrounding the Latino community, however at the same time there are things that are not so…

How to live in Groningen the Dutch way

Arriving in Groningen from a total different country with a whole different culture can be confusing sometimes. It can seem hard to understand why these tall, blond people act the way they do. But if you understand a little bit of their way they are living and thinking, I’m pretty sure you will fit in…