Realizing my Paradise

“I bet these people never realize that they live in such a beautiful place,” says aroonh82 or whatever name of the person whose comment I happen to read under a Youtube video, some years ago when I was still living in Albany. That day I was missing Holland’s parks, canals, trams, trains and all the […]

It was Holland: a Poem by a Friend

Today I’m going to share a poem written by a friend of mine, Rilda. The two of us shared some similar things. We both are Indonesians who got scholarships to study in Holland. We both studied Women, Gender and Development at the same year. And I don’t know if it was a fate or mere coincidence, […]

First Day Itinerary to Beat the Jet Lag

Last Saturday, Nesso Indonesia held a Pre-departure Briefing for hundreds of Indonesian students who are going to study in the Netherlands this Fall semester. Most of them will be leaving by August or by early September the latest. How exciting it must be to begin a new adventure as a student in a foreign country! […]