In the Netherlands and Groningen especially the use of bicycles are widely practised because of the flat lands suitable for cycling. Prospective students are adequately informed about bicycles as the cheapest means of transportation. This mode of transportation plays a role in managing mobility. Although, cycling might be new to students from different parts of the world. The feeling of freedom and good health a big gives is general all over the world. Moreover, when it comes to safety it has been proven that for certain age groups cars represent a much more overall risk than cycling.
Dutch people are kind of famous for their bicycle behavior. In general you could say every Dutch inhabit has at least one bicycle. With a flat landscape and special paved bike paths, Holland is a great country to ride your bike. Driving a car in most cities can be very chaotic and public transport is relatively slow and busy. A bicycle will get you from A to B the easiest and cheapest. You can say owning a bicycle is almost essential when you live in Holland. Bicycles or ‘fietsen’ are available in all different sorts, sizes and prices. There are [...]
March 25, 2011 in by Ivar
How to rent a car or van httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pVc8beTINn0 EUROPCAR Located in the street Oosterhamrikkade 6 (as well as at the airport), Europcar offers cars and transporters (suitable for driver license B) at moderate rates for hours, days or weeks. Book in advance, if possible as most transporters are already reserved for the weekends: the branch in the city the branch at the airport Stuur Autoverhuur This is a local car rental agency, located in the street Koningsweg 27. Since the website is in Dutch only, please look for the word “verhuiswagens”, these are transporters suitable for moving furniture: stuur.nl. Their [...]