My favourite spot

In this series students talk about their favourite spot in Maastricht.

Half hour-holiday

Half hour-holiday

Favourite spot of: Sjoerd Willen, junior editor at Observant

“It’s where you come home too”

“It’s where you come home too”

Favourite spot of: Iona Donaldson, second year student at University College Maastricht “My favourite spot in Maastricht is the train station. This might sound bad as you would think I only like it because I go there when I want to leave the...

‘It’s a pocket of Maastricht I didn’t know existed’

‘It’s a pocket of Maastricht I didn’t know existed’

Favourite spot of: Hannah Stewart, Second year bachelor student at University College Maastricht “I would never have passed by it in my daily routine, since it’s not near my faculty or the library. But I like to wander and one day I st...

The beer was horrible, but the place is perfect”

The beer was horrible, but the place is perfect”

Favourite spot of: Massimo Beckers, third-year Arts and Culture student. “My favourite spot in Maastricht is a square between two churches. I believe it’s called the Henric van Veldekeplein, named after, well, Henric van Veldeke. &l...

"Now I can really appreciate everything the Natural History Museum has to offer"

"Now I can really appreciate everything the Natural History Museum has to offer"

Favorite spot of: Hugo Maathuis, 20 year-old first year bachelor student in the Maastricht Science Program, Maastricht "When I was a kid I loved learning about plants and animals and I avidly read a magazine I had subscribed to that talked ab...

A TV series come to life

A TV series come to life

Favourite spot of: Sophie Martens, 5th grade of Dutch High School and intern at the Observant. "There is this place at the St. Bernardusstraat that was often captured in my favourite Dutch TV series: Flikken Maastricht. It is a about two dete...

“She was just, like, flying!”

“She was just, like, flying!”

Favourite spot of: Kerstin Eder, second-year UCM student. “My favourite spot in Maastricht is definitely Bodyvision Sport Center. That’s a gym close to the train station, where you can take innumerable courses, including pole dancing, ...

“Wyck seems to have everything I'm looking for”

“Wyck seems to have everything I'm looking for”

Favourite spot of: Victoria Kerr, a Scottish masters’ student in International Law "My favourite place to be at the moment is roaming the streets of Maastricht's Wyck quarter, the street stemming from the old Sint Servaasbrug. I had...

“The woman preparing bubble tea smiles at us knowingly”

“The woman preparing bubble tea smiles at us knowingly”

Favourite spot of: Eliana Dreyfus, an American 20 year-old UCM Student “The first time I went to the pan-Asian supermarket in the Mosae Forum was when a friend suggested we get bubble tea – a milky tea-based drink accessorized with a h...

A peaceful and pleasant atmosphere

A peaceful and pleasant atmosphere

Favourite spot of: Paula Echeverría, law student “Did you know that Maastricht used to be a much-desired position along the Meuse? For centuries, the Dutch and French kings fought over the town and its surrounding landscape. As a consequence...

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