On adventure at the Diana Memorial Playground

During the first month we lived in South Kensington, we regularly visited the Royal Parks like Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens. Lara loves to run around in the open air, collect beautiful leaves, spot squirrels and feed the birds. But the thing that Lara loves the most is the playground, which you often see in a…

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Cottage behind the big tree

Meanwhile, it has been one month ago since we moved to Chiswick. After four weeks in our serviced accommodation in South Kensington, it was finally enough to pull in our new home. A home where we are going to build our new life in the UK. When we were offered our current house during our…

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Deers in Richmond Park

The season Autumn is visually here. When I’m looking out of the window I see a field of leaves everywhere around the house. I really love this season with all those beautiful colors. On those fallen days, we really like to dress up warmly and go out for a good walk. Last weekend, we pulled out…

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Down by the riverside

Last week my parents visited us in London. We live just three weeks in Chiswick, so there is still a lot to discover. The near vicinity is well known to us, but we did not know the more peaceful surroundings near the Thames. We decided to take a walk along this part of Chiswick. We…

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Upcoming Area Peckham

In London you have many neighbourhoods just outside the city center, which shows a lot of decay and vacancy. In such neighborhoods there is often space for experimentations and temporary programs. Interventions are being implemented for the short term, to determine what it will yield in the long term. Something that often has a positive…

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Deen City Farm

In Holland we went often to the City Farms. In Rotterdam we lived near by two fantastic City Farms, one called ‘De Kraal‘ in the Kralingse Bos and the other one calls ‘De blijde wei’ next to the Bergse Linker Rottekade. Now that we have moved to London we had to figure out where we could…

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Exploring the galleries of the V&A Museum

We visited an other known museum in South Kensington. This time it was the Victoria & Albert Museum (V&A Museum) on the Exhibition Road and Cromwell Road. The museum was founded in 1852 as the South Kensington Museum led by the British Ministry of Science and Art. Over the years, the collection has been expanded…

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Dinner with a view

Our visit at 20 Fenchurch Street, ended at Fenchurch Rooftop Restaurant on the top floor of the building. This restaurant is one of the five dining options at Sky Garden, which is located on the top three floors of the 160-meter-high building. After hearing many positive messages about this place, we entered the restaurant with high…

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Sky high at 20 Fenchurch Street

Together with friends from The Netherlands, we visited 20 Fenchurch Street. This building is a commercial skyscraper in London. The name from te building comes from the address, Fenchurch Street in the historic City of London financial district. People also call this building the ‘Walkie Talkie’, because of it’s similar shape. The building, which is…

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A walk through Kensington Gardens

Together with Lara I regularly visit parks to enjoy the peace and quiet that the park has to offer. Certainly now that autumn has arrived, those places will turn into a beautiful color palette. I’m a really big fan of this season. This time we went to Kensington Gardens, a short ten minute walk from…

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