Heather blooming in the Netherlands – Best place to view it

Heather fields abound in the Netherlands in August. Find out where you should go for the best view

New beginnings: 5 resolutions to find my zen in 2019

Happy 2019! This is my first blog post of 2019, I can’t believe how quickly my two weeks holiday break flew by. Tomorrow it’s back to business. This year is all about new beginnings, a new blank slate.  I would like to use 2019 as the year to tidy up my whole life. I’ve been […]

Autumn’s glory on the Clingendael estate

There’s no doubt about it, autumn is here in all its glory. Unlike other years we are enjoying a sunny October which means even more colourful leaves. In Park Clingendael in The Hague it is especially a colourful spectacle as the Japanese Garden is open again to the public. The Japanese garden has limited access: […]

Weekend Tip: Viktor & Rolf Fashion exhibition

This week is your last chance to visit the ‘Viktor & Rolf – Fashion Artists 25 years’ exhibition in the Kunsthal museum in Rotterdam. I visited it a few weeks ago, just in time because it’s only running until September 30. The Dutch designer duo is renowned for their ‘radical’ vision that fashion is ‘wearable […]

Crete Travel Diary: Roadtrip to Elafonisi Lagoon and Beach

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On my first day in Chania Crete, I went on a road trip to the South-west of the island, to explore the lagoon and beach Elafonisi. The drive from my hotel took about 1.5-2 hours despite it being only 50 km. Reason is that you have to drive through the mountains and small idyllic Greek […]

Mark your Calendar for the VT Wonen & Design Exhibition

From September 28 till October 4th the RAI in Amsterdam is once again home to the annual and biggest Dutch home decor fair. Although the name changed from Woonbeurs to VT Wonen & Design Beurs, the objectives are still the same. During the fair you can get inspiration and advise for your home decor and […]

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