Every spring, Groningen becomes the host of an enormous flower market for a day. The flower vendors take over a large part of the city centre and thousands of tourists from other towns and neighbouring Germany make their way. Be it for buying some flowers or just for a walk, it is fun to see the market.
One thing I surely did not understand was why on my way home I became a witness of Groningen being invaded by farm animals. Not really something you see every day! Read More
There are of course several ways of doing grocery shopping in Groningen. In the following we will provide you with some tips on where to do your grocery shopping in general, and where you will find cheaper alternatives. Read More
“It is Sunday morning, 10 o’clock. Streets are deserted and the city experiences a silence like rarely on other moments. No one seems to be up yet when you cycle alone with your bike through the abandoned streets. Then you turn to the Broerstraat and it seems as if the whole student population has been gathered for a party, and as if it is the only street with life”. If that happens to you, you can be sure of one thing: You haven’t missed the greatest event of the year, no, its Exam period, and students are fighting to get a spot in the university library. The exam period takes place four times a year and even students who like to procrastinate, can’t escape. Its those times of the year, where books and articles need to be explored, and you complain about teachers wanting you to study hard, even though you would prefer going out and chilling with your friends. Read More