Bookstore Dominicanen in Maastricht

Some say it’s the most beautiful bookstore in the world. That I can’t say, but it is definitely in the world’s top 5 and the most beautiful bookstore of the Netherlands. The Dominicanen Bookstore that is housed in an old church is something not to miss when visiting the southern Dutch city Maastricht. For me, a […]

10x Christmas markets in Holland

Coming days are packed with Christmas markets in the Netherlands. There are so many, that it’s hard to choose. Some are classic markets with lots of trinkets, and hand-made things. Others are modern, or themed. Christmas markets are the perfect place to get some last-minute Christmas ornaments, or a special gift. To help you choose, […]

The Roundie Beach Towel

I’ve got it! The most coveted beach towel of the year, yes I’m serious, the ’roundie’ is finally mine. I discovered the round beach towels by Australian brand The Beach people last year. I wanted one so badly that I immediately wrote them a note to figure out how to get one, but they didn’t […]

City Guide Leiden: 149 Bites & Drinks

THIS RESTAURANT IS NO LONGER IN BUSINESS It’s been a while since my last hot spot tip in Leiden, my home town. New restaurants and shops have been popping up all over the city. Last year, a new restaurant opened in the Breestraat on number 149. The restaurant is called 149 Bites & Drinks. I’ve […]

A Day at Palace Het Loo – part 2

Yesterday I shared part 1 of my visit to Palace Het Loo in Apeldoorn. Today I would like to share more photos of the beautiful trail I walked on the palace’s grounds. The trail passes the royal boathouse, the tea house, and the lions bridge. Inside the palace there is a gorgeous visitors restaurant. And […]

A day at Royal Palace Het Loo – part 1

A few weeks ago I visited the Grace Kelly exhibition in Royal Palace Het Loo in Apeldoorn. It was my first visit ever to the palace and to Apeldoorn, and I can assure you that it wasn’t my last. I just loved the region! The palace is situated in Apeldoorn, a city in the east […]

Countdown to the Woonbeurs

Mark your calendar, because in only two more days the annual Dutch Furniture and Lifestyle Fair ‘De Woonbeurs‘ is kicking off the new interior design and home decor season. And like each year, you can expect me to report all the trends and new designs I spot there. As always I look forward to the […]