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Texel: an island worth a trip!

Texel? My friends and family wondered why I was going to visit a tiny island in the North of the Netherlands. Mountain biking between sheep, drinking Texel biers in beach bars at sunset, admiring cute seals and stunning landscapes … here are the reasons why you should discover Texel too. Day 1: A day biking in Texel In order to blend in the Dutch crowd as … Continue reading Texel: an island worth a trip!

Cologne - Cathedral and Hohenzollern Bridge

Easter in Cologne

Only 2 hours from Brussels, Cologne seemed like an ideal destination for an improvised Easter week-end for two. Panoramic views, modern art, Croatian food and a fun fair were some of the highlights of our trip! Sightseeing in Cologne Of course, we roamed Cologne’s charming old town (the impressive Cologne City Hall, Groß Sankt Martin and its small gardens, Alter Markt and its colourful façades…) … Continue reading Easter in Cologne

5 places to eat & drink in SW London

Cakes, cocktails and pasta: today I’ve decided to share with you 5 of my favourite places in the South West of London to eat or have a drink. The Hummingbird Bakery Every time I’m in the museums area in South Kensington, I always end up looking at the Lamborgini shop with in my hands an extraordinary red velvet cupcake from The Hummingbird Bakery on Old … Continue reading 5 places to eat & drink in SW London

A city trip in Dublin

Dublin is a perfect destination at the beginning of December: the cold, the Christmas jumpers and the pub and shop windows with the kitchest decorations will definitely prepare you for the end-of -year festivities. Feeling cliché in Temple Bar I had heard about crazy people drinking and live music in Temple Bar; I was not disappointed! After a quick meal at Elephant & Castle (to … Continue reading A city trip in Dublin

Hungry in Brussels?

Whether you feel like eating a traditional moules-frites, Asian food, a waffle or in an all-you-can-eat restaurant, here is my list of places that will delight you taste buds in my hometown Brussels. Snacks You’ve been walking for a while and need a coffee & WiFi? Sit in the comfy armchairs of the Jat’ café, between Porte de Namur and Place Royale, with a nice latte or a … Continue reading Hungry in Brussels?

Brussels – insider tips: Bars

In the capital of Europe for a few days? Here is my selection of expat and local bars where you wil  be able to cheer and move your body every day. Monday  – TD Monday night is the night when only the students can afford not to sleep. Head to the student area called Cimetière d’Ixelles. Yes Cimetière means cemetery but don’t worry, the area … Continue reading Brussels – insider tips: Bars