Warm Thoughts

In the midst of all the corona madness, after winter winds and snow besieged the city for two weeks, we suddenly felt some warm pre-spring sun rays on our faces. Staying home and holding onto warm thoughts is what got us through the season, besides one very brief walk a day to get some fresh air. Show Me More…

Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!

Even when you’re yearning for spring, the whimsical effect of snow falling from the sky makes winter so much more bearable. The cozy white-powdered streets, frosted cars, and snowflakes floating through the air have transformed Amsterdam into a true winter wonderland. Show Me More…

Winter Beach

There is nothing more invigorating than winter beach walks. A stroll through the dried reed banks down to the shore during daytime can be so heartening, even if its just a short walk to catch a fresh breeze. While temperatures are still mild, a layered look with woven and knitted garments will suffice. Show Me More…

Quiet Houses

Winter winds whirl around the city of Amsterdam, making us long for a December trip to a sunny destination. Yet, we appreciate the cozy atmosphere of our picturesque city during this season even more. The bizarre circumstances we all face today, make traveling quite a challenge. Show Me More…

Urban Gardening

It takes a while, even long after the sparsely sunlit days set in, to accept that winter is gradually taking autumn over. Especially when the cold breeze hits you in the face as hard as it hit nature’s deciduous trees. Show Me More…

You Taste Like Cherry

Paying an illustrious tribute to the playful art-deco style, the pale pink tones of the exterior of hotel Paradiso are a saccharine sensation. Located in the heart of San Antonio in Ibiza, this retro themed enclave can be found right around the corner from the main avenue. Show Me More…

C O O L

Demure sunny days are well spent at the beach, as long as temperatures aren’t outrageously soaring it would totally suffice to enjoy the sun splashed waterfront from the beach bar. Chilled drinks and laid back beats from the boombox are all you really need. Show Me More…

A New Dawn

What a time to be alive. While the world is still trying to battle the global coronavirus pandemic, there is another ongoing battle which is taking far too long to come to an end. Protests and rallies against racial inequality and police brutality are unfortunately still needed in this day and age, until we see a true new dawn on the horizon. Show Me More…

Coffee To Go

When a flare of sunlight brushes the glass windows during the day, one can simply not resist the sun’s beckoning to breathe in some afternoon fresh air outside. Granted, with enough work to do from home we grew accustomed to the intelligent lockdown in the Netherlands quickly. However, a brief jaunt around the city works wonders in keeping the mind prudent with a change of scenery from time to time. Show Me More…

Jungle Affair

Credited as the color of life, growth, energy and freshness, we are surrounded by green in any natural environment where all required elements meet. Within the sea of green hues, many resemble tints of the 320,000 types of organisms of the kingdom plantae. Brighter or darker hues like teal and olive are derived elsewhere Show Me More…