Wandering through the Botanical Gardens of Kew

London is a hectic city with a lot of traffic, busy roads and high buildings. Fortunately, you can escape the crowds and find peace in one of London’s many parks and public gardens. Earlier I wrote about Kensington Gardens where you can also find Hyde Park. And we visited Richmond Deer Park, a large nature…

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Fenix Food Factory, a culinary hotspot in Rotterdam

You see them a lot in the big cities, empty big buildings transformed into trendy covered markets surrounded by the raw environment of the city. An abandoned industrial estate with warehouses and sheds is replaced by temporary or permanent programming. A popular phenomenon in the urban environment is the so-called Food Hall: a form between…

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Clogs and cheese at the Dutch farm

When we lived in the Netherlands, Lara and I regularly visited the children’s farm. Good weather or not, it is always fun to visit the animals. Especially lara thinks so. Fortunately, we can continue our visits at those places in London, for example at Deen City Farm, which I wrote about earlier.  Last week we…

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Visiting the Dutch Oyster Farm

You can always make me happy with a portion of oysters. I love it. So tasty, natural or marinated I like them all. Preferably combined with a glass of bubbles. We consume these delicacy regularly. Even my two year old daughter Lara loves it, our little burgundian in the cap. In the Netherlands, you can get oysters…

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Entering the world of science

It should be clear that we like to visit the museum. And fortunately there are many museums in London. Almost all suitable to take your child with you. In almost every museum there is something designed or decorated especially for children. Whether it is an entire floor, corner, space or a little book with assignments….

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Strolling around the streets of Shoreditch

London has several neighborhoods. Districts that are fully in bloom (and expensive) such as Kensington, Notting Hill and Chelsea. But also neighborhoods that are ‘upcoming’, like Peckham that I wrote about earlier. In between you also have neighborhoods that were once ‘upcoming’ and are now labeled as the city’s trendiest district: ‘The place to be’….

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