Daytrip to Zandvoort aan Zee

Spring has finally arrived here in the Netherlands and the weather gradually gets better. Last Sunday I got to spend some time at the beautiful beach of Zandvoort aan Zee, which is a popular seaside spot close to Amsterdam. Trains to Zandvoort go about every 30 minutes and the ride takes like 35 minutes from…

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Sky Lounge Amsterdam

Recently I got to spend an evening at the renowned Sky Lounge at Amsterdam’s Hilton DoubleTree with a friend of mine. As this location is mentioned in every single ranking of rooftop bars in all of Amsterdam I was more than excited to go! The SkyLounge is situated in Amsterdam’s Doubletree by Hilton. You enter…

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Brunch in de Pijp: G’s Really Nice Place

De Pijp is Amsterdam super trendy neighborhood and home to an abundance of cute cafés. I have been there many times so far and I still come across places that seem entirely new. Last weekend, some friends and me decided to go out for brunch at Coffee and Coconuts, but when we got there it…

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Polaberry: the Most Instagrammable Place in Amsterdam

Unless you’ve never installed the Instagram app, chances are you’ve stumbled across this picture-perfect place. Polaberry is insta-famous for their elaborately decorated chocolate-covered strawberries. Their founder Polina is an Amsterdam-based influencer from Moscow, who has a high interest in cute food and chique places. It was a really sunny day, so we strolled around the…

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An Afternoon at the Rijksmuseum

The Rijksmuseum certainly is Holland’s most prestigious museum, showcasing Dutch history back to its very beginning. I was deeply impressed by how many works of art date back to the Middle Ages or even earlier. Colonial history and its influence in classical art also had a big focus, which I appreciated as this really helps…

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Pluk Amsterdam – The Cutest Brunch Spot in Amsterdam

Time to introduce you to my favorite little brunch spot in Amsterdam! Ok, it’s not really a secret as Pluk has loads of followers on Instagram and it is notoriously known as the girlie brunch spot in Amsterdam. Anyway, stay tuned for my review on Pluk! Pluk is known for their small but insanely delicious…

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Daytrip to Rotterdam – Holland’s Modern Port City

Last week offered insanely great weather for sightseeing, so a friend of mine and me decided to go see the Netherland’s second largest city: Rotterdam. Rotterdam is home to Europe’s largest port, and the city’s economy and history is largely tied to the shipping industry. It definitely is a city of big business, with skyscrapers…

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MOCO Amsterdam: The Banksy Exhibition

Banksy is a mysterious character, not only in the world of art, but also in the criticism of 21st century culture. Combining those two, he expresses his views mostly in graffiti. Little is known about the artist himself, which is probably part of his devotion to art. This and the fact that his artworks mirror…

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Café Winkel 43 – The Best Appeltaart in Amsterdam

As spring has finally started to arrive here in Amsterdam, we decided to stroll around the city and have some delicious Dutch apple pie at one of the best spots in town. Café Winkel 43 is notoriously known for having the best appeltaart, so we got in line to be seated. The place is really…

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