A Stroll in Jardin des Plantes in Paris

Paris is always a good idea, especially during Indian summer, early autumn. It’s less crowded with tourists, temperatures are nice, and the turning of the leafs makes the city extra magical. Paris is also extra special on Sunday mornings, when the streets are almost desolated except for an occasional dog-walker or early bird. A wonderful […]

The Botanical Garden in Leiden

One of the best things of living close to the historical center of Leiden is that I can visit the Botanical Garden whenever I feel like it. I just hop on my bicycle and fifteen minutes later I’m in a green oasis surrounded by nothing but lush green plants, fragrant herbs, and gorgeous blooming flowers. […]