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 […]

Athens’ Hottest ‘Hood to Shop and Eat Revealed

It’s easy to feel like a local, not a tourist, when shopping and eating in Athens’ hottest neighbourhood: Kolonaki. The fairly quiet area is Athens’ most fashionable and upmarket neighbourhood, boasting with boutiques (high-end and casual), local as well as international renowned designer stores, and hip restaurants. In summer, it is very lively when the terraces of […]

The Hague Favourite: Eat Company

Fresh homemade tomato or pumpkin soup, a crispy grilled cheese sandwich, warm panini, freshly squeezed orange juice, or a cup of cappuccino just the way you like it. A new favourite lunch spot  is the Eat Company in the Hague. The interior underlines the concept: pure and simple, with wooden stools, wire baskets and an […]

City guide Leiden: Bar Bistro City hall

This week is Leiden week on the blog. I’m sharing all my favourite addresses in this renowned university town with its quaint streets, bridges and canals. A local favourite and hot spot for youngsters, hipsters, and urban professionals alike, is the always bustling Italian Bar Bistro City Hall. It is situated in the heart of […]

Rotterdam hot spot: Van Binnen

Sustainable designs are on the rise. More and more people are looking for home accessories and furniture that is produced in a sustainable way taking into account the environment and our health. That is why I love the home interior shop Van Binnen in Rotterdam. Their assortment consists of high quality, sustainable and durable products […]

Shopping guide Berlin: Kreuzberg

Kreuzberg is the multicultural epicenter of Berlin. It’s alternative yet due to the mix of different cultures easy accessible to anyone who likes to explore something new and exciting. A nice and quiet street with a few small boutiques, ice cream parlours and cafes to start your day of shopping in Berlin, is the Körtestrasse. It […]

Shopping Guide Amsterdam: Old South – part 1

It has been a few weeks since my last Amsterdam shopping guide. In my first two shopping guides I highlighted neighbourhood De Pijp. Today, and the coming days I will share with you my favourite shops and eateries in the Old South of Amsterdam.  Although Old South is often referred to as posh and decadent, […]