PLUK @ Amsterdam Center (9 Streets)

Looking for a place to have your cake and eat it too? And do a little shopping while you’re at it? Look no more! PLUK has 2 locations (here and here) in the 9 streets area, so if one is full, you could just walk over to the other one. Perfect, right? Even more perfect…

Matchai Latte: Your new favourite fall drink

(Scroll down for the recipe) Now that you are aware of all the benefits of Matcha (see my post about matcha here ), here’s a great recipe to really enjoy it and feel all the go Get my recipe for a Matchai Latte (1 cup) 1 Cup of Milk 2 Teaspoons of Matcha 1 Teaspoon of…

10 Things Every Relaxed Bride Does

So this July I got married; woohoo! (read here all about our engagement) It truly was one of the happiest days of my life. I felt so happy, relaxed and completely in the moment. I really worked towards trying to be relaxed on our wedding day, but I really never thought I’d be that relaxed….

Why I’m obsessed with matcha (and you will be too)

A couple of weeks ago, when we were in Japan celebrating our Honeymoon,  I developed a big matcha addiction. I ate and drank everything matcha; teas, lattes, cookies,  icecream, pancakes, you name it. Matcha seems like a new thing everybody is talking about. Instead, it has been around for more than 1500 years (!) It is…

Dignita @ Amsterdam East

The Food The food at Dignita is nothing short of a little party on your plate. The ingredients mix really well together, every plate looked like a little piece of art and then you get to have it taste….delicious! The Decor The decor is very bistro with a twist. They have a really beautiful woodlike bar…

Easy Peasy Paella Recipe

This one is as quick and easy as yo’ momma… just kiddin’ …but it is really easy…and so is yo’ momma….I’m sorry I’ll quit. But really, it only took me about  30 minutes. Now, I am neither Spanish, nor do I pretend to have great knowledge of the Spanish tradional cuisine. However, I do know…

The 100 Happy Days Challenge

So, remember when I said I would start the #100happydays challenge? (see here)  Well, I didn´t make the challenge. I didn´t even make half the challenge. I already quit on the 23rd day…#loseralert I guess I was afraid thatpeople thought that food was the only thing that made me happy. Definately not the ONLY thing,…

10 Things To Know When Weddingdress Shopping

  Woohoo, you’re getting married!! Now the fun begins… The Dress! Finding a wedding dress is one of the most important things when planning a wedding. Because, hello… it’s all about the bride, isn’t it? 😉 A couple of weeks ago, I went shopping for my own wedding dress.  I must say that I had…

Bar Botanique @ Amsterdam East

On a rainy Sunday afternoon The Portuguese and I were looking for a place to eat. Unable to decide on something, we went from Amsterdam West to Amsterdam North to finally settling on something in Amsterdam East… Luckily we were by car 🙂 I’ve seen some pictures on Instagram of this bar and I thought…

15 Questions To Ask Your Wedding Venue

  So after this happened, we started planning…. But where to start?  I started combing through the (fun) jungle that is Pinterest and found very helpful tips and lists. Oh how I love lists! (just look at this one or this one or this one and of course this one) What to do first, when you get…

Barbaar@Delft

After our little shark adventure, those of you that read my blog, know that this was high on my bucketlist (find out what else is on my bucketlist here), it was better than the first time (yes, we went twice 🙂 ) Anyway, after a very early morning, we went to Delft; such an old…

A Random Day in Amsterdam

So this Saturday, we decided to combine a little exercise with a little sightseeing. I decided I really wanted to go to Bakers&Roasters  again; I’ve had lunch there the day before. So to make sure all the calories eaten wouldn’t come on, we decided to walk, which is about an hour. So we did. The weather was fantastic! Last…

The Best of Gorge du Verdon @France

  One of my favourite destinations this year was the Gorge du Verdon. It’s a large national park in the south of France and has been called the European Grand Canyon. There are many activities you can do there, like canoeing or paragliding. But for all these activities there’s a pretty long waiting list of…

Nail Tip

For as long as I can remember, I’ve always had a thing with nailpolish, at least from the age of 14… I of course had the French manicure going on, that was the shit back then 😉 After that I was really really intocolors . I layed out my clothes the night before and I coördinated with my…