One of the few little 'upsides' of the current worldwide lockdown, is the fact that museums are now offering access to their temporary online art exhibitions. From Australia to the UK via the US, here are eight great temporary online art exhibitions to get your culture fix, even in times of lockdown.
Did you know that London was originally founded by Romans? Almost 2000 years later you can still find many historical Roman London sites scattered across ancient Londinium.
In my first personal review of the month for this year I tell you about how I've been trying to deal with the unexpected death of my best friend, my debut on Dutch national radio, share my comprehensive to watch list with films and series and the travel stories I've written this year so far.
Did you know there are around 280 markets in London? An overwhelming amount to choose from of course so to help you on your way, here are the five best markets in London for first-time visitors!
Today we should be celebrating Eric's 46th birthday, one of my oldest and closest friends. Instead, we are commemorating the fact he's been dead for four weeks already. How is it even possible I'm writing this sentence?! How is this nightmare reality?
In this blog post I will tell you how to visit the Sky Garden in London for free. Located at the 35th floor of the Walkie Talkie building, it provides amazing views over London.
From the notorious Jack the Ripper murders to Jewish culture, here are 10 unique things to see in Shoreditch! Being part of the East End of London, Shoreditch is soaked in history. And if you know where to look, you'll find that the history of Shoreditch is literally written in its streets.
An insider's guide to the best places to see street art in London. It lists well-known London street art locations such as Shoreditch and Hackney, but also some fantastic gems generally not known to tourists (or locals).
Join me on today's short reflection on 2019 and learn about out my personal highs and lows of this year and last decade.
In today's personal review of December: how I got to be part of a unique wedding proposal, why I've been doing so much homework this month and as always my personal art and film recommendations!
From a young age, we're told Christmas is the one time of the year we need to spend with our loved ones. But no one prepares you for that time when your loved ones are no longer there. Having lost several family members to cancer, Christmas isn't that obvious 'merry' time for me. In this blog post I'm talking about coping with grief at Christmas.
Looking for things to do in London with kids for Christmas 2019? In this blog post I'm sharing five fun Christmas family activities, from ice skating to gingerbread house making workshop and my favourite Christmas Market in London!
Once a month I blog in Dutch. Today I talk about how exhausting and stressful it is being a perfectionist. // Op de eerste zondag van de maand blog ik in het Nederlands. Te veel moeten van jezelf. Ken je dat? Vandaag vertel ik je hoe mijn perfectionisme me vaak in de weg staat.
In today's personal review of November, brought to for you from my parents' sofa in the Netherlands: my trip around the world, the blog posts I wrote this month and also my personal art and film recommendations!
In celebration of his 30-year long career, iconic American street artist Shepard Fairey recently returned to London for a special gallery show. Here are some photos of his characteristic artworks, including some of the murals he painted in East London.