Floraïku perfumes

I have discovered a new perfume brand I’m putting on my Christmas wish list: Floraïku. The perfume brand is created by John and Clara Molloy and is inspired by Japan. The packaging and concept is so beautiful and unique! All the bottles have a top part in a Japanese print that you can take off […]

Gift idea: the insulated Dopper bottle

Have you started your Christmas shopping yet? I have a few favourite things that I would like to share in the coming weeks that make perfect Christmas gifts. Last week I kicked off my ‘favourite things’ gift tips with the stylish phone cases and powerbanks from ideal.com. Today I have another super functional yet also […]

Christmas shopping & city trip to Luxembourg

Constitution square Luxembourg

With Christmas only 7 weeks away, plans for a Christmas shopping trip are on many people’s agenda. While most opt for London, New York or Cologne, I would recommend a less obvious destination: Luxembourg! A city trip to Luxembourg, – only a one hour flight from Amsterdam – guarantees a weekend packed with Christmas markets, […]

Chic phone cases

As a true fashionista I like to protect my phone in a chic way. I’m therefore always on the look out for stylish phone cases. My latest two cases – yes, I like to alternate – are from ideal of sweden. What I love about these cases is that they have matching plug ins and […]

Hotspot Leiden: Paco Ciao pop-up restaurant

Paco Ciao in Leiden

There’s a new restaurant in my town and I couldn’t be more exited! After a finger-licking dinner on their opening night and a yummie breakfast this morning I’m completely sold. But what really drew me in is the highly instagrammable interior design. Paco Ciao has all ingredients to become a popular hotspot in Leiden. I’m […]

5 Reasons to visit Amsterdam in autumn

Amsterdam is one of the most charming European cities with its historic canals and townhouses, picturesque bridges and narrow cobbled streets. As a Dutch native, I can still very much appreciate the city’s beauty. Each season transforms the Dutch capital into a whole other scene. And although most tourists visit Amsterdam in spring and summer, […]

24 Days of Stationery Advent Calendar

stationery advent calendar

With only nine more weeks till Christmas, it is time to start thinking (and writing) about Christmas decor, gifts and food. The countdown to Christmas is really half of the holiday fun. So I might be a bit early with this, but I already got my advent calendar! The last few years more and more […]