The Erasmus Experience

For the average student going abroad is just about leisure, a diversion that only serves as a means of relaxation. For an AEGEEan however, it serves to quench the thirst for adventure; what better way to dip your toes into another culture and broadening your worldview? Perhaps that is the reason why it was so easy to make this decision. The decision to take the plunge and swim deep underneath … Read more

This article is brought to you by the letter T

What beverage is the most popular and is consumed the most every day, beaten only by water? What is the most versatile drink on Earth? What is my drink of choice when I am studying hard? The same beverage I am drinking at this very moment while I’m writing this article. Let me introduce you to the wonders of tea, which belongs to be put in the same list as … Read more

My adventures in Budapest

Thursday, the 28th of February, what a day it was. Early in the morning my day began with my friend Erik and me discussing how we were going to return the flag of AEGEE-Groningen that we confiscated at the weekly social to test our security. What if anyone could just walk into the Brouwerij and steal our flag? What if someone would just take it home and sell it on … Read more

Foreign Languages: How I learned to stop worrying and love the struggle

Nobody knows exactly how or when, but once upon a time there was a person who thought that “maybe it would be cool if we could refer to things using words and speak using the air in our mouths”. Though undoubtedly primitive at first, this technique would over time develop into sophisticated patterns of speech that everyone seemed to agree to. Until perhaps one day some people started to disagree … Read more

Fantastic tortillas and how to cook them

You find yourself sitting in your room, staring out of the window wondering what to have for dinner today. While the rain is pouring down on the ground you find yourself imagining a life in a different place, where drought is more common and the sun greets you more warmly with each new day; today you imagine life in Spain. On days like these, when they want to eat something … Read more