Old Amsterdam

Hidden in between a pair of streets up in the North: lies the remains of a late medieval settlement on the Waterlandse Zeedijk.  Large sections of the Dyke still run through the urban parts of Amsterdam North. Nieuwendam was founded after one of the dykes broke in 1514. Starting to trade grain and peat the…

Cool Japan

We decided to become more adventurous and realized; outside of this beautiful city there must be some spots to visit. This time that idea took us to Leiden and Volkenkunde Museum. We signed up for a fun instameet to discover the museum before opening hours. They have just opened the expo “Cool Japan” and it…

The Hoxton Amsterdam: All your wishes rolled up into one.

Granted I will admit it: I have expensive taste and love beautiful things. Im sure by now many of my friends will be happy with my admission. However this is good news for you: dear readers. As I find you the nicest places around town.  I used to work on weekends so, I found myself…

A box full of love: cropbox.

I love food. Not in the way of: stuff your face with it. I love good food: when it has healthy ingredients, rich flavors and evokes feelings. Thats what happened to me on a Tuesday afternoon surrounded by a group of amazing chefs from all over the world. I was sitting in this beautiful old…