Travel, Uncategorized

Amsterdam Open Tower Day 2017

Last Saturday, the 25th of March 2017, was the fifth edition of Amsterdam Open Tower Day. Of course I couldn’t let this go by without visiting a few towers and high buildings myself, so here is what I did: The first ‘tower’ that I went on wasn’t actually a tower, but a high office building, see picture above. It goes…

Read More

Blogs, Uncategorized

Such an exciting week!

Hi sweethearts! Last weekend I visited my cousin Vivian in Breda (read more about that here) and this weekend I went to my other cousin in Amsterdam. Before I tell you all about that, I want to give you a quick update about how my week went, because it was awesome! As you probably know, I am currently doing my…

Read More

Music, Uncategorized

The craziest concert I’ve ever been to

Hey lovely folks and welcome back to my weird blogs! In this blog I want to tell you about the craziest concert experience I have ever had. Now, you probably all know that I go to concerts all the time, so it may not come as a surprise that I love to find out about new music, new bands, new…

Read More

Blogs, Uncategorized

Saint Patrick’s Day in Amsterdam // 5 pubs

Yes folks, it was that time of the year again: Saint Patrick’s Day. As you may know, last year I accidentally ended up doing an Irish pub crawl on that night (thanks guys) so this year I needed to see at least one Irish bar from the inside. With this minuscule bit I know about Saint Paddy’s, or Irish bars…

Read More

Blogs, Uncategorized

My resolutions?

People usually come with resolutions in the new year; New Year’s Resolutions. Not me. I don’t believe in things like that. That’s the same as continuously saying ‘I’ll start tomorrow’. If you want to change something about yourself, why wait for a new year? Set it off, one of my favourite bands, says: If you crave a change, why not…

Read More

Blogs, Uncategorized

Be patient.

A few weeks ago I came across a letter on the internet, that a mom wrote to her daughter. I am not sure where this letter exactly came from and whether the original is Dutch or not, but I have translated the Dutch version for you, so you can enjoy it as well, because it is beautiful:   My lovely…

Read More

Blogs, Travel, Uncategorized

Visiting my kiddos in Germany

  Don’t worry, I don’t actually have kids. It’s just that I never quite know how to refer to ‘my’ au-pair children. Anyways, now that we got that out of the way, let me tell you about my first ever journey to Hannover, Germany. You see, when I was their au-pair, they lived near Hamburg. They have recently moved to…

Read More

Blogs, Uncategorized

“Project Positive” tag

Last Tuesday, my cousin Vivian from stayaliveandcooking.com (see girl on the left in the picture below. This picture is 4 years old, please don’t judge lol) tagged me in the Project Positive tag. I actually quite like to do tags and this one seemed really nice, so I decided to give it a go and share this with you. Get to…

Read More

Travel, Uncategorized

Taking you to Amsterdam – Leidseplein

As some of you may know, Leidseplein is one of my favourite places in Amsterdam. It is pretty touristic, which is something that most ‘locals’ don’t really like, but this is probably why I love it so much. It just has this awesome vibe, it makes you feel like you are in another country but it makes you feel at…

Read More