4 Reasons to visit the Natural History Museum of London

Natural History Museum in London

A city trip to London is usually packed with must-see landmarks and shopping. Consequently, a visit to a museum often is forgotten or striped of the list for the sake of time. However I would urge everyone to at least step into one of the three iconic museums. South Kensington’s Exhibition Road is the heart […]

A Karl Lagerfeld Christmas Tree

Clairidges Hotel at Christmas

It is an annual highlight for Londoners and visitors of the city: the unveiling of the Christmas tree in the Clairidge’s Hotel. The Clairidge’s Hotel started the tradition eight years ago. A favourite guest is asked to reinterpret the tree in their own signature style. This has resulted in the most extraordinary and magical Christmas trees. […]

The Extended Guide to Christmas shopping in London

Christmas shopping in London is something else. Ever since I was little we would annually go to London for gift shopping. The family tradition brings back so many heart-warming memories that I attempt to uphold it as much as possible. Since I know London like the back of my hand, I can easily stuff all […]

Christmas lights and decorations in London

No European city does Christmas illuminations and decorations like London does. As the British capital gets ready for Christmas and the festive season, it also transforms into a magical and sparkling site that bedazzles locals and tourists alike. The twinkling lights in the streets, the storybook shop windows and the festive decorations wrap the city […]

What to splurge on at Victoria’s Secret this holiday season

To Americans, Victoria’s Secret is nothing special. The stores are everywhere. But to a Dutch woman, it is pure delight to step into a Victoria’s Secret store. I’ve been a loyal customer since the late 1990s when I was living in the States. Once back in the Netherlands, I continued to order my lingerie and […]

Interior Design inspiration at The Holiday House London

Holiday House London

Last week I went to see the design show house “The Holiday House London“. If you’re in London, or planning to go for Christmas shopping I highly recommend to go see this, as it’s only open for one more week (until December 10th). The Holiday House London consists in fact of two town houses in […]

Marilyn Monroe photography exposition

marilyn monroe as ballerina by Milton Greene 1954

Fashion icon, old Hollywood glamour model, sex symbol, and legendary actress. Marilyn Monroe is one if not the most iconic woman in history who made her mark in culture and arts. Coming months London and Amsterdam are both hosting a photography exhibition of Marilyn Monroe. LONDON – In London, The Little Black Gallery presents the exposition […]