Category Archives: Backgrounds

Donar one of Groningens Sports Teams

Groningens Sports Teams

Look, our alderman (Culture, Sports and many things more) of Groningen Paul de Rook tweeted about the sports teams  in Groningen! The volleyball team, as well as the basketball team won the Supercup! We’re very proud of them. Groningen is a city with a high

Bike rental in Groningen

Bike rental in Groningen

Are you an international student in Groningen and do you need a bike? Look no further. We’ve found just the right thing for you. With this plan, you can go wherever you want! Like college, supermarket, out, shopping, visit friends… Cycling is the fastest, cheapest

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

cheap ns day return tickets

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

monday siren

Monday siren

If you are new in the Netherlands and you are wondering what just happend – Well that was the monthly Monday siren. The Netherlands tests its air-raid sirens once a month, every first Monday at noon, to keep the public aware of the system. This

new flying route to Copenhagen

New flying route to Copenhagen

Starting this September, Airport Eelde introduces a new flying route to Copenhagen. The flights are operated by Nordica airline and they will have a frequency of 12 flights a week. The planes go six days a week, twice a day, morning and evening. Saturday will be

bus from groningen to amsterdam

Bus from Groningen to Amsterdam

Starting tomorrow – 07 July – FlixBus introduces a new connection between Groningen and Amsterdam.  Now, you can travel by bus from Groningen to Amsterdam in 2:25 h for only 7 euros. And not just a bus: Flixbis offers a bus with WiFi and electricity.


Groningen Airport – Bites and Flights

Are you tired of long trips to Amsterdam or Eindhoven for your flights? There is another alternative within a stone’s throw from the city center – Groningen Airport Eelde – situated at approximately 15 km from the city. Eighter you are looking for a business or a vacation


RUG’s Brexit statement

Update After the result of the UK’s EU referendum has been announced, the University of Groningen has put out a statement to reassure British students about their future at the university. Britain has opted to leave the EU which looks like it will cause some major