Healthy & vegan: Plant Address: 8 Buiten St, between Long and Bree Streets / Closed on Sundays http://www.plantcafe.co.za/ // Best burger in town: Royale Eatery Address: 273 Long St / Closed on Sundays http://www.royaleeatery.com/ // In colorful Bo Kaap: Batavia Café Address: 114 Church St in Bo Kaap / open everyday from 8.00 am – 5.00 pm https://www.facebook.com/bataviacafe/… Read More Cape Town. Where to eat & drink – my 15 favorite spots.
On my way to New York I had a 21 hour long layover in Madrid and this visit could be summed up as “walk, drink, eat, repeat”. After checking into my hostal on Calle Fuencarral I walked over to the Mercado de San Anton in Chueca. This market sells fruit, vegetables, meat, fish and cheese… Read More Spain. 21 hours in Madrid.
On Calle Fuencarral -one of Madrid’s busiest shopping streets- in the hip Malasaña neighborhood is this brand new street food market: Mercado de San Ildefonso. The 18 food stalls on 3 floors offer snacks, street food and typical Spanish tapas. Additionally there’s a bar on each floor and 2 indoor terraces. I visited at… Read More Madrid. Visiting the new streetfood market Mercado de San Ildefonso.
A few places where I ate within my 10 days in NYC at beginning of May: (1) A blueberry-mint lemonade from Lizzmonade which I picked up at the LIC Flea& Food – they also have a shop in Brooklyn Bridge Park. (2) A chocolate chip & walnut cookie from Levain on the Upper Westside. $4… Read More NYC. Food diary.
On Wednesday after I had breakfast at Chelsea Market, I visted the new Whitney Museum. The museum just opened its new downtown location in the Meatpacking District, right next to the High Line on Friday May 1st. There was a long line outside the museum and I prepared myself to be waiting to get in for… Read More NYC. Recap and favourite Instagrams. May 2015 – Day 6-10
Some things I can’t wait to do again: (1) Visit the Broolyn Flea in Fort Greene on a Saturday // (2) visit Smorgasburg in Brooklyn Bridge Park // (3) walk along the High Line // (4) 125th Street in Harlem // (5) see the artwork on the roof of the MET // (6) visit Coney Island if… Read More Upcoming trip: New York. New things to see, revisiting old favorites and eating lots of unhealthy food
Last week I spent 5 days in Paris. Since I hadn’t been to Paris in about 15 years I did most of the touristy stuff, such as seeing the Eiffel Tower (1) and the Arc de Triomphe, walking down Champs Élysées (3) and along the Seine (5), visiting La Défense (4), Montmartre and Sacre Coeur (2). My Hotel… Read More A long weekend in Paris.
Porto is home to many places that can be considered the most beautiful of their kind: the train station Sao Bento, the bookshop Lello & Irmao, the bridge Ponte Luis I and last but not least: Cafe Majestic. The café opened in 1921 under the name “Elite” on Portos shopping street Rua de Santa Caterina. After a renovation… Read More Porto. Café Majestic.
Casa do Alentejo is a cultural center and a meeting point for people from the Alentejo region situated in a palace from the 17th century. While the outside of the former Palacio Alverca is unspectacular, its true beauty lies inside: moorish design including beautiful tiles and a huge patio. Upstairs is a restaurant that serves… Read More Lisbon. Casa do Alentejo – Restaurant and Culture Center.
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