Category Archives: Weekend tips


Free gigs at Eurosonic

No ticket? No problem! 8 Free gigs at the Eurosonic/Noorderslag Festival The original article is written by Joris Heijkant – Groningen – Photo: ARCHIVE DVHN The Eurosonic Festival is sold out, and for the Noorderslag-part there are only still tickets for under 18 available. But

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Hotspot: The Pool

Special hotspot in town: restaurant The Pool. The Pool is a whole new concept whereas the name is based on the idea that the Mediterranean is a giant pool surrounded by food-loving communities where different food cultures are mixed together in one menu. Here you can taste dishes from Southern

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Per chi manca l’Italia

For every Italian who misses their home country Italy, Internationals in Groningen has the best tips for you to experience some of Italy while studying abroad in Groningen. Osteria Da Vinci Immediately when you’re walking into this restaurant, you can taste the Italian atmosphere directly.

heritage day in groningen

Heritage Day in Groningen

Saturday, September 10th is Heritage Day ( Open Monumentendag) in Groningen . On this day, the most important historical buildings in and outside the city are open to the public.  The theme of this year’s event is: Icons and symbols, images and characters with a


Why Visit: Stadspark

The first few weeks of September are set to be warm and sunny. Why not make the most of the little bit of summer we have left and make a trip to Stadspark. Where? For those who have not been Stadspark is a lovely city

Southend on sea

Tip for a short getaway: Southend on Sea

Southend on Sea has a charming nickname: London at Sea. No, they did not relocate London, but because of the short distance to this beautiful city and the lovely beaches, Southend on Sea is the perfect way to explore London. We will tell you all

where to go swimming in groningen

Where to go swimming in Groningen

Finally, after  soooo many days of rain, the weather is amazing. And what is better when there are 30 + degrees outside than swimming ?- Nothing! ( Well…probably some ice cream or cold beer while you lie by the pool).  You want to find out where


Places to eat in Groningen

Stuck for somewhere to eat out? Fancy trying somewhere new? We’ve put together a list of a few places that we think are worth checking out! For Lunch La Provence Where? Ubbo Emmiusstraat 7, 9711 CA Groningen. On the way to the train station just

climbing the martini tower

Climbing the Martini Tower

If you want to have the best view over the city, then Climbing the Martini Tower is the thing to do. Located in the heart of the city,  Martinitoren is a 96,8 meters high tower, built in the 15th century. Initially it was 127 meters high

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See the sea – Weekend getaway

Let’s see the sea! No idea about  what you could do in the next two days? What about a weekend gateway to the sea? Personally, I love the sea and I can’t miss any chance to go there. Even though the Dutch summer is long