Beachclub Tulum Noordwijk

Beachclub Tulum Noordwijk

Today is another beautiful Indian summer day here in the Netherlands. On days like these I love to go to the beach for a walk and a drink on the terrace of one of the beach clubs. My new favourite in Noordwijk is Beachclub Tulum. I just love the interior and atmosphere, not to mention […]

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 […]

Late summer wine tip: Organic Cochon Volant Rosé

Late summer days beckon for a fresh and fruity rosé. Yesterday was one of those sunny Sundays when I sat outside until late, enjoying a cheese platter and a newly discovered rosé; Organic Cochon Volant. The delicate, clear, pale pink wine, originates from right beneath the Chateau de Carraguilhes in the famous Languedoc Roussillon region […]

Top 7 Interior Trends spotted at Milan Design Week 2018

The Salone del Mobile Milano, or the Milan Design Week, is the annual international reference point for the furnishing and design sector. Because let’s be fair, the Italians know their design and high end quality. The interior design event draws in design aficionados and professionals from around the world to find inspiration and spot trends for the coming […]

Rome in 4 days – Day 4: The famous landmarks + Shopping in Via del Corso

Trevi Fountain

On my last day in Rome, I checked off the historical landmarks and Rome’s most popular highlights in the old city center; Pigna and Colonna. I’m talking about the places we all know from articles and stories that need no introduction; the Spanish Steps, The Pantheon, and the Trevi Fountain.  At night, I returned to […]

Rome in 4 days – Day 3: Trastevere, Campo dei Fiori, Parione and Ghetto

Besides the charming and hip quarter Monti that I wrote about last week, there are four more quarters that will satisfy your inner foodie and spark your interest in shopping and sightseeing.  Trastevere, Campo de Fiori, Parione and Ghetto are all four boasting with restaurants and small boutiques, yet also different and distinctive with their […]

Eataly Rome; the place to taste and shop Italian food

When visiting Rome you have no other choice than to curb your diet. Rome is packed with restaurants, ‘osterias’, ‘tratorrias’, coffee shops and wine bars. And in between breakfast, lunch and dinner you will stumble upon chocolate shops, ice cream parlours or pastry shops every few meters. The city is a culinary capital where all […]