Yxaiio, the summer drink of 2016


This summer’s hottest drink is the tantalizing ‘aphrodisiac’ drink Yxaiio. A non-alcoholic beverage based on the upbeat aroma of pheromones, intended as a stimulating companion for intimate and hot moments. We were at the launch party a few weeks ago, to taste this glamourous new summer sip. Yxaiio, 4 ways Yxaiio can be sampled ‘pure’ with  e.g. mixed […]

5 Refreshing drinks to beat the summer heat…or just party

Drinks brimming with fruit are juicy, sweet and refreshing for a fruity escape on a hot summer’s day. For an adult summery sip you add the alcohol and you have your own happy hour. Savour the last warm days of August by throwing a summer ‘hood party, or a cocktail soiree with the girls. For these […]

Shopping Guide Berlin: Mitte

Today I’ll feature the 3rd of four shopping guides in Berlin. Although my guides are already quite elaborate, I’m still not covering all there is to see and shop. Berlin is continuously changing and developing. Chances are that if you visit Berlin every two year, you’ll discover something new each time. Moreover, Berlin is at […]

Make your own iced tea

My favourite drink in summer is iced tea. And then I don’t mean the sugar boost you get from a cardboard box, but I mean real homemade iced tea. There are so many tea blends that are perfect to drink chilled. The green tea elderflower-apple tea from Dille & Kamille for example. Steep your tea […]

Summer sip: Strawberry Mint Juice

This sweet treat is perfect as a summer sip. Start your day with a healthy kick of strawberry and mint. Just throw some fresh strawberries, mint and a spoon of honey in the blender and tadaaa, you have your fix for a sweet tooth and the energy to take on a busy day.

How to make your own Elderflower syrup

It’s Elderflower season again! (vlierbloesem in Dutch) Time to sneak into the park at dusk or dawn when no one is watching and pick a few branches with the fragrant white flowers. Yes, here in the Netherlands it’s a crime to pick flowers in public places, so ssssshhh don’t tell any one I did or […]

Great summer drink: Elderflower lemonade

The Elderflower season is long gone, but thanks to Ikea you can still enjoy a good glass of refreshing Elderflower lemonade on a hot day, or  welcome your guests at your next garden party with an elderflower cocktail.  I never bought gourmet products at Ikea before, but a few weeks ago I thought I would […]