Maastricht – Walking

Maastricht – Walking

The moment you have all been waiting for has finally arrived: the final part in my ‘Maastricht’ series! This one is about the wonderful nature walk we did near Maastricht in a town called ‘Schin op Geul’. This wonderful walk actually took place before our…

Maastricht – Gulpener brewery

Maastricht – Gulpener brewery

After writing about the city and bookstores in Maastricht, I thought I would continue the series with a post about our visit to the Gulpener brewery in Gulpen. My friends and I rented some bikes and cycled the 15 km to Gulpen where the brewery…

Maastricht – Bookstores

Maastricht – Bookstores

In continuation of my introductory post about Maastricht (read it here), I wanted to share some bookstores I visited. If there are any bookstores I missed or should visit, either in Maastricht or anywhere else, let me know in the comments below! Bookshop Dominicanen This…

Maastricht – The City

Maastricht – The City

I haven’t done a non-reading post in a while and I thought I would switch it up with some posts about Maastricht. I got back a week ago from a short vacation there with a few of my friends from Delft. We rented a house…

Fenix Food Factory

Fenix Food Factory

I love having coffee with friends, as you might have noticed by the many café posts on this blog. I also love food, so this week I wanted to share a restaurant, that is not really a restaurant, but you can eat there (which is…

Kopjes, a Cat café in Amsterdam

Kopjes, a Cat café in Amsterdam

  I don’t have a cat, however I think if I lived in a house that could house a cat, I definitely would have one. Like me, not everyone can always have access to cats and in 1998 someone in Taiwan realized this and thought: Everyone should…

Buitenleven @Delft

Buitenleven @Delft

There are a lot of new coffee places in Delft lately. I have already written about Barbaar and this week I wanted to write about Buitenleven, the latest addition to great places to do some quiet studying or chatting with a bff. The place Buitenleven…

Zollverein in Essen, Germany

If you are into industrial heritage sites, then the Ruhrgebiet in West-Germany is one of the best places to go. It is the centre of the coal industry of Germany, but some of the factories have been closed down during the past few decades. Some…

Luci d’Artista in Salerno

Luci d’Artista in Salerno

A lot of cities have light festivals during the darker months of November and December. However I have never seen one as beautiful as the light festival in Salerno. It is called ‘Luci d’Artista’ and it is displayed every year from November until January. It…

The Raadhuis by Dudok

The Raadhuis by Dudok

Last Friday I went to Hilversum to my very first conference on architecture. It was organized by the Dutch part of Docomomo, an organization for the documenting and conserving of modern monuments. After my exchange to Milan I have found that I am absolutely fascinated by…