One of the perks of being an international student is breaking the feeling of being homesick when you get visits, I was fortunate enough to be visited by my mum, dad, sister and my three year old niece. Martina loves Christmas, every year she helps her dad and mom decorate the Christmas tree and makes really detailed letters to the three wise men, that give presents to Spanish kids when they are good during the year, but this year, for the first time, Martina got to experience a different type of Christmas. More
The art project DNALWD2018 collects the personal stories or memories of everyone who has ‘something’ with Leeuwarden. Stories about work, friendship, hobby, the love for your partner or passion for your sport. The possibilities are endless. The editors of YourPost also feel involved in this community art project.
Leeuwarden is known as the capital of the prosperous, agricultural province Fryslân. A province with nearly 3.000 dairy farms and more than 280.000 dairy cows. Fryslân is the home of the Frisian cow. Fryslân’s economy is sustained by agriculture and tourism. As international students, we have plenty of opportunities to experience the cultural and social life of Leeuwarden but that does not really cover what being a Frisian citizen means. More
Hi all! My name is Tereza Baráková, I’m 22 years old and I moved to Leeuwarden for my exchange stay at NHL where my major is Communication. I come from the Czech Republic where I study Marketing Communication in the beautiful city called Zlin. More
Living in Leeuwarden in the province of Friesland has its own advantages. Nice people all around, pleasant environment, very unexpecting weather, maybe Dutch stereotypes or good habits. New student in a town? Moving here these days? Just curious? There are some funny facts you should certainly know! More
For everyone who attempts to visit or stay in the Netherlands, you should know what to avoid and how to make it correctly. This guide for perfect behaviour in the Netherlands will help you to survive the Dutch society, as seen through the eyes of a German student.
¡Hola! My name is Remedios Torrico Alcudia, I left Spain a couple of months ago to become an international student in Leeuwarden for a semester. Back in Spain I study journalism and being part of YourPost has not only been an honour but also a great opportunity to become better in a field that I’m really passionate about. More
Project manager Bram Hulsman has an overall view of the 11 fountains’ construction and emphasizes two main peculiarities, which arise through the 11 fountains. Firstly, the variety of the fountains and secondly, the several connections that arise through the fountains. More
Dress for Success is a global organization, founded and runned by volunteers who helps both men and women with a minimum income to a job application outfit. Dress for Success sends you in a completely new outfit and full confidence to a job interview, contract discussion or a pitch. The first business impression is (partly) decisive for a successful outcome. But what is the personal drive of the enthusiastic volunteers? What makes the organization so powerful? What influence does Dress for Success have on society? What is success? YourPost searched it out! More
Pier Gerlofs Donia, known as Grutte Pier, is a Frisian rebel and freedom fighter. He lived in the time period around 1480- 1520 and grew up in Kimswerd, near the seaport Harlingen in Friesland, where he used to be a farmer. His appearance was explained as massive, tall as a tree, strong as a horse, broad shoulders, with a long beard. More
In 1800 De Kroon aan het Noordvliet was the last brewery that closed in Leeuwarden. Figure out how De Kroon (crown) aan het Noordvliet inspired De Kroon op Leeuwarden and how the crown passed on in Leeuwarden over the centuries. More
Did you know that Leeuwarden owns a beer history that goes back to 15th century? Leeuwarden is a city with many aspects, beer history is one of it – containing a beer law and the disappearance of its beer breweries. This history is revived and historical events are implemented in the beer rise of nowadays. More