At the end of January last year (there’s a lot to catch up on here!) I spent a super fun and relaxing week in Cape Town. It was my second visit to the Mother City and I cannot wait to go back soon. While many people spend three to five days in the city before … More South Africa. One week in Cape Town.
After a layover in Lisbon I had one day in Madrid before heading to Seville. Madrid is a huge city with lots of things to do, but the city center is quite small and walkable so it’s possible to squeeze a lot of things into one day. I started my day with a walk through … More Spain. One day in Madrid.
From Boerum Hill to Brooklyn Heights, the Brooklyn Bridge Park and the Brooklyn Flea on a Sunday. … More NYC. A perfect Sunday in Brooklyn.
How to spend a perfect day in Midtown Manhattan, Central Park and the Upper East Side. … More NYC. A perfect (Fri)day in Midtown Manhattan.
I’m nout a fan of the suburbs, never been and probably never will be. But even as a city girl I can’t deny that suburban living has some perks: the quiet, the space, tree-lined street, detached houses and front and backyards. And now I finally found a suburb I’d be happy to live in: Ditmas Park … More NYC. Brooklyn. Exploring Ditmas Park.
At the end of my NYC trip I finally took the time to explore Red Hook, a waterfront neighborhood in Brooklyn. … More NYC. Brooklyn. Exploring Red Hook.
During this years visit to New York I made good use of the new ferry system called “NYC Ferry” that was inaugurated this spring. New York is a city of islands: first and most popular Manhattan and as the name suggests Staten Island, but the boroughs of Brooklyn and Queens are also located on an … More New York. Exploring the city with the new NYC Ferry system.
After five nights in Brooklyn and two on the Bowery (the recap is here) I moved to the Chelsea International Youth Hostel. My single room with a shared bathroom (though you have a sink and a mirror in your room) cost me about $90 a might, which is a sweet deal for Manhattan. A breakfast … More NYC in summer 2017. Recap Pt II: 4 days in Chelsea.
I just returned from 12 day trip to New York where I had a fabulous summer vacation. I always wanted to do NYC in summer (almost did it last year) to enjoy the parks, beaches, coffee shops and flea & food markets in the sunshine. Within the first week in NYC I spent five days … More NYC in summer 2017. Recap Pt I: A week in Brooklyn and on the Bowery.
My 15 favourite places for coffee, breakfast, snacks and treats in Los Angeles. From Venice Beach to Melrose Avenue, Silver Lake and DTLA. … More Los Angeles. Where to eat & drink – my 15 favorite spots