Brixton, a cultural district in South London

A good friend of mine from Holland has been living together with her husband in England for a couple of years now. Recently they have moved to one of London’s trendiest neighborhoods: Brixton. For us now even more reason to visit this cool neighborhood plenty often. Last weekend we went out to find the coolest…

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A walking guide through Camden Town

London is known for its many neighborhoods, different cultures and various atmospheres. Each district feels different and has its own characteristics. That makes this city so special. It’s still so great to get to know this enormous metropolis together with my family, after almost a year we aren’t even halfway. This time we brought a…

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Exploring the history of Gunnersbury Park

London is known for its beautiful parks, all strikingly large and often equipped with multiple lawns, flower gardens, a pond and historic buildings. While I’m living in a busy city like London, I really love having the opportunity to escape the crowds in almost every district by visiting one of the many parks. Perfect of…

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Pick your own at Copas Farm

A couple of years ago we had a vegetable garden, behind our house in the Netherlands, our first house where Ralf and I went to live together. The house wasn’t that big, but the garden was big enough for a spacious vegetable garden. Something that we were quite proud of at the time and where…

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Family house in the French Countryside

When I’m in France I always feel at home, of course I also have that feeling with the Netherlands, where I was born and lived for almost thirty years. But as far as France is concerned I always have that feeling of fully happiness. And I know, France is known for it of course.Β The Dordogne…

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Exploring the world of Legoland Windsor

We all grew up with it, the world-famous colored building blocks with the little yellow figures. Perhaps the most known toy that’s in production for years. I’m talking about Lego. At the moment our daughter is still in the Duplo phase, but it won’t probably be long before she will switch to the smaller scale….

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Italian vibes in the PΓ©rigord in France.

During our holidays, we usually choose to stay at different places. We like to discover new locations and love to change whether it’s back to basic or luxury.Β This was also the case during our road trip through Spain last month. A trip of less than three weeks, where we would stay at six different accommodations….

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Rural relaxation at Finca de Los Arandinos

Imagine you an evening while sitting on a private balcony, with a glass of red wine in the hand looking out over the fields of Rioja. Sounds great right? That’s what you get at Finca de Los Arandinos, a stunning minimalistic design hotel made of concrete, glass and wood, in harmony with the green natural…

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Luxury getaway at Hotel Viura

During our holiday in the Northern part of Spain we didn’t only set ourselves the goal of enjoying the beautiful surroundings and the delicious food, but also to come back home with a car full of boxes of wine. We decided to take it easy in Haro, because it’s a bit to touristy (as well…

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