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 […]

Hotspot Amsterdam: The Gaia

historical details at Gaia Amsterdam

The newly opened restaurant/lounge and late night bar The Gaia Amsterdam is heralded to become a new hotspot in the Dutch capital. Reason enough for me to go and try their menu and see the restaurant decor for myself. Both the menu and the interior design did not disappoint. The Gaia is located in a […]

Trend: Bathroom faucet knobs with sophistication

In my hunt for a toilet faucet I noticed that a lot of brands are perking up the faucet knobs. And when you see something more than 3 times in a short period of time, it is bound to become a trend. (or at least that is what I use as a thermometer to forecast […]

Hotel to Heart: Kruisherenhotel Maastricht

library Kruisherenhotel Maastricht

Staying in unique design and boutique hotels with character and charm is one of my favourite things to do. But this hotel – the Kruisherenhotel in Maastricht- was really, really unique! It is one of the most memorable hotels I’ve stayed in so far and I’ve stayed in many design hotels all over the world. […]