On the last Sunday of the month I always look back on what I’ve been up to in the past weeks. What were my personal highlights? What films and series did I watch? What exhibitions did I visit and which countries did I travel to? Find the answers in my Reflections on April.
Have you ever thought of how magicians and mediums use psychological devices to play tricks on you? You’d be surprised to learn how even your own brain deceives you! The current exhibition ‘Smoke and Mirrors: The Psychology of Magic’ at Wellcome Collection reveals the rational truth behind the world of magic.
Are you also counting down the hours until the start of season 8 of ‘Game of Thrones’? To help you prepare for its final season and to help jog your memory I’m going through the 10 most memorable deaths so far.
On the first Sunday of the month I write a personal blog post in Dutch. // Ik ben momenteel weer even in Nederland en vertel je vandaag over mijn liefde voor Hollandse slagroomtaarten, m’n middagje in de kappersstoel en het geplande bezoek aan trappistenadbij de Koningshoeven later vandaag.
It’s the last Sunday of March already so time for my monthly recap where I look back at what I have been up to for the last weeks. Today it’s all about the cultural highlights of our recent travels through Australia, New Zealand and Singapore!
There’s more to that perfect Insta travel photo than meets the eye. It often takes a lot of careful planning and selfish behaviour towards others. I found this out the hard way during our recent travels. Find out more about my painful experiences here.
In today’s blog post I’m sharing my first (of many!) thoughts and photos of our trip to Australia, New Zealand and Singapore. Are you ready to go on a road trip with me?
Vandaag geef ik het woord aan mijn oud-klasgenote en vitaliteitscoach / voedingsconsulent Annelieke van Woerkom. Samen met haar man Benito kwam ze vorig jaar speciaal voor een Ottolenghi foodie tour naar Londen toe. Geen idee wie deze chef-kok is en waarom je zijn gerechten zou moeten kennen? Dat legt Annelieke je allemaal uit in dit blog!
On the last Sunday of the month, I always write a little recap of that month for my series Reflections. In today’s review: our new worm pets, discovering that Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth is a fan of my music, and the winner of my recent blog giveaway!
We all know of course that the British Museum is THE place to go if you’re interested in seeing ancient Egyptian artefacts in London. But did you know that the world’s fourth largest ancient Egyptian collection is housed in a small building on the University College London campus? I only heard of the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology last week and was rather blown away by all the treasures it holds!
I don’t know what it was that first caught my eye when I received the invitation for Fjällräven’s Kånken Art global product launch. Was it the words “free cocktails” or “Swedish bowl food”? Or possibly the fact that the “ambassador of Sweden requested the pleasure of [my] company”? Whatever the exact reason may be, I accepted the kind invitation. Keep on reading if you want to know what it was all about…
Vrienden maken in het buitenland. Hoe doe je dat? Dat is een van de belangrijkste vragen voor expats. In dit blog deel ik een aantal algemene tips met mijn persoonlijke ervaringsverhalen over vrienden maken in het buitenland!
On the last Sunday of the month, I always write a little recap of that month for my series ‘Reflection’s. Today I’m looking back at the exciting new music I’ve discovered, the 33 (!!) films and series I’ve seen so far this year and much more!
What does travelling mean to you? To me it’s far more than going on holiday. Travelling means enrichment of my life, broadening my view of the world and knowledge of different cultures. I’m fortunate to have seen some beautiful places on our planet already, but there’s always room for dreams. And my dreams include visiting these 10 bucket list destinations.
Last October Dutch Girl in London hit the 5-year mark! To celebrate this milestone, here’s a little overview of the blog’s evolution over the years AND a giveaway – because, you can’t have a birthday without presents, can you now?