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Leaving Groningen? How to get rid of your furniture

Furniture: how to get rid of it?

Furniture issues So, you have decided to leave Groningen. Or, more likely, you were forced to leave Groningen due to money problems, relatives that miss you too much, or issues with your study. Anyway, you have to get rid of all your stuff (you just

Cycling in Groningen

Traffic signs explained

Cycling in Groningen When you move to Groningen, or even when you’re here for a short time, people will tell you that you have to explore Groningen by bike. Did you know Groningen is THE BIKE CITY OF THE WORLD? Take a look at this

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Cheap NS Day Return Tickets

Wanna travel through the Netherlands by train? Until september 25th, you can buy the cheap NS Day return tickets from HEMA. What is it? The Day return ticket allows you to travel out and back on the same route in the same day. As we have

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Useful apps for when in Groningen

When you are new in a city, getting around might seem difficult. You don´t know where to go, how to get anywhere, if it is going to rain, from where to buy stuff, what you should visit, and so on and so forth. That is

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Dutch Language Courses

Even though most people in Groningen are fluent in English, knowing at least some Dutch always comes in handy. That is why, today we are going to tell you about places where you can take Dutch language courses. Online courses If you have read our

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How to: cheap shopping

Who doesn´t like shopping? And most importantly who doesn´t like cheap shopping? If you want to shop and also keep a part of your money, here are some stores that will help you save money. Action Is a Dutch discoun-store chain  that sells mostly small, low

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How to travel cheap

As you all know, the cost of transport in the Netherlands is pretty high. But, if you want to travel without spending a fortune, that is not impossible. There are now many websites that offer discounts and packages for resonable prices. If you want to

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How to: Rent a Cargo Bike

Why rent a cargo bike? Well, because it’s a great way to transport stuff or people. Moving day? Bought a big piece of furniture? A cargo bike is your new best friend. We definitely recommend you to rent a cargo bike in Groningen. Where do I find

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5 things NOT to do when you move to Groningen

You’ve probably all seen the lists giving you tips and advice about what you SHOULD do before making the big move to the new city but what about things you should not do or try to avoid? That is unless you want to spend your

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How to get the most out of Facebook when in Groningen

And have an excuse to spend even more time on social media 😉 Despite what your mother might tell you spending all you time on Facebook could actually be good for you. Well maybe not all your time but as an international in a new