Hotspot Haarlem: Café Martinus

green striped wall at Cafe Martinus Haarlem

Having breakfast or brunch with friends is my new favourite thing to do. There are so many all-day breakfast places opening that I can’t keep up with it anymore. Last week I tried the breakfast at Café Martinus in Haarlem. I was drawn to the place not just for the pretty presented food but more […]

Hotspot Haarlem; OU Boutique by Val + Rose

Haarlem is one of my favourite cities for shopping. The city is packed with small independent stores and cozy lunch rooms and coffee places. Lately a new wave of shops and restaurants has upped the like-ability of Haarlem even more. On my latest shopping spree in Haarlem I fell in love with OU Boutique by […]

Hotspot Haarlem: Atelier 8

As the holidays are approaching we go out shopping again. But fear not, because I know all the good places to go gift shopping! One of my favourite addresses in Haarlem is the lifestyle shop Atelier 8. The shop is in a cute little street but locals know their way towards the shop. Atelier 8 […]

Hot spot Haarlem: Pand 10

Hidden in the back of interior warehouse Van Duivenboden interieur and of restaurant Meneer Frans you’ll find another inspiring home decor shop. Pand 10 is an excellent place to find on trend home decor items and beautiful design furniture. They have mostly Scandinavian and Dutch design furniture and accessories. A hidden gem in Haarlem!  – Gedempte Oude […]

Hot spot Haarlem: van Duivenboden interieur

Haarlem has so many nice shops that you really need more than one day to explore the city. One shop that shouldn’t lack on your shopping list is the interior warehouse Van Duivenboden interieur. The shop has been in Haarlem since 1921 and has been a trend setting store ever since. Located in a monumental […]

Hot spot Haarlem: Ottomania

I’m currently in Turkey but you can follow me on my instagram if you like to see what I’m doing and experience Turkey through my eyes. It’s my first time in this beautiful country and I love it!  Turkey has been on my wishlist for years. Whenever I’m in Haarlem I always visit the Turkish Lifestyle and […]

Postcard from Haarlem

I’ve been spending a lot of time in Haarlem lately. One of my best friends lives there and together we’ve been hotspot hunting and exploring the best coffee places and little boutiques. What I love about Haarlem is that there are so many good restaurants, independent brand boutiques, and picturesque streets. I love to take […]