Climbing and sliding at Snakes & Ladders

If you want to do something fun with children on a rainy day, the indoor playgrounds are of course a great success. London has a lot of those play areas, which Snakes & Ladders is a well-known. Children love it: running around, making noise, climbing, scrambling and sliding. Parents can, when their child is a…

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A weekend in Nantes

After our visit to the Netherlands two weeks ago, we ended our trip with a long weekend in Nantes. Hubby had to be here for two days present for work and then it’s nice to be able to join sometimes. Incidentally, it seldom happens that we go along, but in a few cases we can…

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City walk through The Hague

Even though I come from Rotterdam, The Hague has also conquered a place in my heart. This beautiful city in the Netherlands has a lot to offer: from wide beaches till historic districts, many parks and even a forest. And beside that I really love the directness of the Hagenees of Hagenaar which the Rotterdammer has aswell….

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BINCK in transition

During my study at the Willem de Kooning Academy in Rotterdam, where I followed ‘Interior Architecture‘, I had a big interest in urban neighborhoods and areas that were in transition. Especially in a time of high vacancy and economic crisis, I found it interesting to see what else was possible with the spatiality. Not only…

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A visit to riverside town Henley-on-Thames

It’s nice to know that since we moved to the UK, we can’t only discover a very cool city like London, but also the beautiful surroundings of England itself. Definitely now we are in possession of a car, we finally can explore the wide countryside and it’s historic places. London is fantastic, don’t get me…

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A visit to creative district Hackney

In London you can easily walk around in one of the many neighborhoods for a day while still getting the feeling that you haven’t seen everything. It’s lovely to explore all those ‘tiny cities‘ in this big London Town. In the meantime we have been able to discover some different neighborhoods such as South Kensington,…

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Exploring Chiswick House & Gardens

Something I really love to visit during the whole year is the park. Especially when you live in the city where you get exposed during the greater part of the day  to all the impulses from outside. Then nothing is better to escape the crowds and take a lovely walk through the park. Fortunately you…

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