Well, there you are! Welcome to the best town you will ever live in. Really. To help you survive your first days we have made a short list of things you should do in your first days in Groningen. And we are not talking about
It is not to be missed: de Grote Markt has a lot going on. A big hole, surrounded by gates and lots of workers. But what is going on and why? We know you want to know! Groninger Forum Well: they are building “het Groninger
Yes: the province of Groningen has earthquakes. And it’s a big problem. A complex one, too. So we are going to try to fill you in as good as possible so you’ll, at least, have a bit of information about this phenomenon and the consequences.
We hope you are healthy and happy, but student life can be tough. If something goes wrong, you should be able to get the help you need. We don’t want to talk about health insurances because that’s a way too complex issue. We do want
Well congrats, you smart ass! You have chosen to live in the coolest city of The Netherlands. Need proof? Well, the best shop of The Netherlands is in Groningen! Ariola in the Folkingstraat won! In a nationwide contest, Ariola was the big winner. Ariola? Never been
Biking in Groningen: How to prepare Wait, you can’t ride a bike? But… how do you get, like, anywhere? If you can’t cycle, find a (Dutch) friend, and practice in the Stadspark. It’s a good place to start. Biking is not that hard, but you
We told you how to get a bike, you bought one and you’re happy with it. Now, let’s make sure you keep it. Avoiding bike-theft It is possible to buy a bike below €150. Don’t spend more. It will get stolen. To lower that chance: invest
So,you moved to Groningen. Welcome! You took care of everything: a room, your enrollment at the university, you checked your healthcare and you managed to find the nearest supermarket. Now what? Well… this can’t be a big surprise to you: you’re gonna need a bike.
Ok, there has been a lot of fuzz about the bus. The local government has decided that the city centre should be free of busses. As you may have noticed; the city town is a pedestrian area already. Cars are not to be seen, only