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 […]

International Day of the Orchid

I have some exciting news for all flowers lovers. Tomorrow, September 3,  is international day of the orchid. In light of this, major cities London, Amsterdam, Paris and Cologne are organizing a special orchids route. At different stores there are activities, goodies, food, or floral art arrangements with orchids. In Amsterdam the route is in […]

London shopping guide: Islington

Sometimes I totally forget to blog about experiences I had that might spark your interest. Like my short city trip to London earlier this year. Each time I go to London, I try to explore a different part of the city and go a bit of the beaten track. I’ve been to London so many […]

Must-visit: The Savage Beauty exhibition in London

If you do anything this spring/summer while in London, go to the Victoria & Albert Museum to see the Alexander McQueen Savage Beauty exhibition. It is hands down the best (fashion) exhibition I have ever been to. The Savage Beauty exhibition, that runs till August 2nd 2015, celebrates the work and vision of fashion designer […]

London hot spot: Restaurant Spring

Tucked away in the new wing of the 19th century iconic London Somerset House, the newly opened restaurant Spring is a treat for the palette and the eye. Australian expat chef cook Skye Gynell’s restaurant is all about seasonal dishes served in an elegant interior. The food is inspired by nature, with the best produce […]

Hotel to Heart: Motel One London Tower-Hill

London is my favourite weekend getaway or short city-trip destination. And although it’s only a 45 minute flight and highly affordable to fly there, the strong sterling pound, and hotel expenses keep me from going there more than once a year. If it wasn’t for that, I would be there at least every three months. […]

City Prints

I just love the city print illustrations by Jim Datz. I would love to have one on my wall. I think they would also be awesome in a kid’s room. Jim Datz’s illustrations  that go by the nickname Neither Fish Nor Fowl are reminiscent of olden times, with images of sailors, explorers, keystone cops, and mustached men in […]