Hotel to Heart: Hotel La Semilla in Playa del Carmen

bedroom in Hotel La Semilla

Romantic, nostalgic and homey. Those are the words that come to mind when I think of my stay at the Hotel La Semilla in Playa del Carmen. The boutique hotel counting only nine rooms is a tranquil sanctuary just off lively 5th Avenue. The intimate and homey atmosphere make you feel like you are staying […]

Handmade Luxury at El Negrito Boutique Isla Mujeres

In my Isla Mujeres Travel Guide I already mentioned my favourite shop on the island: El Negrito Boutique. Today I would like to tell you a bit more about it, since they also have an online store and ship internationally. El Negrito Boutique is an independent concept store located in a small inner square between […]

Isla Mujeres Travel Guide – The Stylish Picks

Zama Beach club

Isla Mujeres, a small island just off the coast of Cancun is famed for its pristine beaches and serene ambiance. Most people pencil a visit to the island in as a short day trip from Cancun, but I had no problem filling three days there and could have easily stayed longer. Three days were just […]

Icaco Island Village on Isla Mujeres – A coastal chic B&B with Mexican pazazz

Louise in a Hammock at Icaco Island Village

Just 8 minutes from Isla des Mujeres ferry port, Icaco Island Village is an elegant coastal retreat with Mexican pazzaz. The design conscious decor, sea facing suites and decidedly cool rooftop chill zone make this boutique B&B the perfect island hide-out. In fact, staying at Icaco Island Village really feels like staying at a friend’s […]

How my trip to Mexico changed my life

If you are following me on my instagram you couldn’t have missed my photos and instastories about my trip to Mexico. What was meant as a lazy beach holiday, turned out to be a life changing experience. Two destinations in particular – Tulum and Holbox – encouraged me to travel on a personal journey of […]

The best spots to photograph tulip fields in the Netherlands

It is tulip season in the Netherlands! The most beautiful time to visit my beautiful country, if you ask me. I’ve written many blog articles in previous years about the tulip and flower fields like where and when to see them. However, I realized that I never disclosed the exact addresses of my favourite photography […]

Hotel Monastere Maastricht & Café Louis

bedroom Hotel Monastere

A weekend escape to Maastricht is always a good idea. A visit to the southern Dutch city often feels like a mini vacation due to its distinct charm and character. It has that je ne sais quoi, French ambiance, top notch restaurants and wine bars and many independent boutiques. But where to stay? Hotel Monastere […]