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Dicht op de Muur: The Wall Poems of Leiden Posted by on Jan 5, 2016

muurgedicht leiden

Most tourists settting off to practice their Dutch in the Netherlands have their sights set on the canals and museums of Amsterdam, but there’s much more to see in this tiny country than its cosmopolitan capital. Language learners especially will want to avoid spending too much time in the Netherlands’ largest city, where you’re more likely…

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Walking in Leiden Posted by on Feb 28, 2012


Have you ever visited the city of Leiden? Whether you have or haven’t, you might be interested to know that they have a number of city walks that you can follow. Not only do these walks provide you with interesting information about the city, they are also an enjoyable way to explore Leiden. Leiden Loop…

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Body Parts in Dutch Posted by on Jan 23, 2012

Inside Corpus

Recently I went to the city of Leiden to visit a museum that had been on my “to visit” list for quite some time.  The museum’s name is CORPUS and the tagline is “journey through the human body.” At the museum you move through a large replica body learning how everything inside works via what…

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The Glass House – Leiden Posted by on Dec 22, 2011

Last year around this time I told you about an event that was happening in the Netherlands.  The event was 3FM’s Serious Request and involves three DJ’s being locked in a glass house for six days.  During this time they eat nothing but fruit and vegetable juices (often in jaw-dropping combinations), provide 24/7 music coverage…

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