Category TU Delta

City Walks – the pros and co(r)ns

City walks are one of the best ways to get acquainted with a new city. Whether you get a map and follow a trail yourself or join a random walking tour for a few hours, you’re likely to get more out of it than simply hopping from one tourist spot to another. My favourite stories […]

Fitness options in Delft – from gyms to Krav Maga

Whether you’re one of those lucky people who actually enjoy going to the gym or the kind who needs to pay a hefty fee to guilt yourself into actually going – Delft has a host of options for you. TU Delta’s Survival Guide did a series on the various gyms in the city, ones that […]

Eating international cuisine in Delft!

Want to try a new cuisine, but aren’t sure if the online reviews for local restaurants are legit? After all, Sandro1285 may not really be an authority on Chinese cuisine. To make life easier for you, TU Delta asked international students and staffers at TU Delft which restaurant they head to for the taste of […]

Paintball, bowling, snooker etc – Delft has it all

This article was first published in TU Delft’s Survival Guide on January 26, 2015 It may be off-season for the sport of your choice, but that doesn’t mean you can’t play. Try a different game – an indoor one perhaps? Venues across Delft offer a host of sporting options some even have leagues of their […]

Where to watch your favourite game

This article was first published in TU Delta’s Survival Guide on January 12 It may be too cold to play or even think about playing your favourite sport, but there’s no reason you can’t enjoy the game together with your team. We take a look at places across Deft that show the games, from football […]

The rules of trash

This article was first published in TU Delta’s Survival Guide on December 15, 2014 ​From recycling to reusing to set rules for toxic waste, the Dutch have a rule for everything. The good news is the system seems fairly easy-to-use. Old Electronics and Furniture Reuse Before you decide to get rid of electrical equipment because it’s […]

Dutch Winter Treats (and where to get them in Delft)

This article was first published in TU Delta’s Survival Guide on December 1, 2014  From spiced biscuits to chewy cookies, steaming hot sugary treats to a warm cup of wine, even the Grinch won’t complain about these Dutch holiday treats.   Speculaas Thin, crunchy and flat, speculaas are biscuits flavoured with spices of the season, […]

A plaque and a play: TU Delft and World War II

This article was first published in TU Delta on November 17, 2014. To read about TU Delft’s World War II history, log on to On September 2, 2014 at Oostplantsoen, Delft, a small gathering of people watched as a plaque was unveiled. The plaque commemorates a day 74 years ago: November 23, 1940. The […] and TU Delta go on a scavenger hunt!

This article was first published as a Survival Guide in TU Delta on November 17. Read the complete article here. In October, TU Delta and offered to conduct a scavenger hunt of sorts. We asked readers to tell us about ingredients and food items they have a tough time locating in the Netherlands and […]

Winter activities in Delft

First published in TU Delta as part of the Survival Guide on November 3, 2014.  The dates and prices mentioned in the article are specific to 2014. Please read or for updated information.   Don’t let the thought of the dark days of winter bring you down. From ice-skating to Christmas choirs and visiting […]