Christmas shopping in Paris – 7 things not to miss

I just returned from a Christmas shopping trip to Paris and it was awesome! I’m exhausted but it was worth it. Previous years I went to London (see my London tips here) and Berlin (see my Berlin tips here), but I had never been to Paris during the holiday season. It was magical, romantic and […]

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 […]

Shopping Guide Berlin: Mitte

Today I’ll feature the 3rd of four shopping guides in Berlin. Although my guides are already quite elaborate, I’m still not covering all there is to see and shop. Berlin is continuously changing and developing. Chances are that if you visit Berlin every two year, you’ll discover something new each time. Moreover, Berlin is at […]

Weekend tip: ELLE Inside Design Event in Amsterdam

From September 27-29 Amsterdam is transformed in an interior design event boasting 106 designers, 98 hot spots and 34 interior brands dispersed through the city center.  Via set out routes you are led to interesting design shops, showrooms and exhibitions. This year marks the 10th anniversary of ELLE’s Inside Design event so it’s bound to […]

Shopping Guide Berlin: Prenzlauerberg

When you are in Berlin, Prenzlauerberg should be on your list. It’s one of the hippest and most upcoming neighbourhoods. The Croco Blue bar I blogged about last week is also in Prenzlauerberg. There is a friendly and young atmosphere with lots of small boutiques, bars and eateries to choose from. But what I loved most […]

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 2

Amsterdam Old South is often forgotten in the many online shopping guides. A shame, because to me it’s one of my favourite shopping areas in Amsterdam. It’s less touristy, and there are plenty of boutiques and eateries. What I like most about shopping in Old South is the high end service and personal attention I […]