Amsterdam tips: (flea) markets, vintage

There is a flea market on Waterlooplein 6 days a week, Mon-Sat from about 10 am to about 4 pm. More and more stands offer new clothes though... but the shop called Episode on the corner near Rembrandt House is nice for second hand clothes. A bit expensive though. They also have a shop on …

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Berlin and surroundings 2016

A 10 day holiday in one of my favorite places on earth: Berlin! 😀 I had visited 6 times before but I can't get enough of this place. If it weren't for my life back home (friends, work, beach volleyball etc) I'd move there. I drove over by car and brought my own bike. I …

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Madrid (1)

  Random things that I noticed in Madrid... People are just as glued to their phones here as in the Netherlands or maybe even more so. Many of them almost bump into you while walking because they only have eyes for their phone. The unwritten rules about affection in public are way different here. People …

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Leipzig 2015

Leipzig tips for anyone who wants to visit Are you into the more bohemian side of city tripping? Flea markets, quirky art galleries, converted factories, beer gardens, parks, cycling, funky shops? This is my map and list of tips for such places in Leipzig, Germany. You can open it in your smartphone and use it …

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Last full day in Quedlinburg, flea market

Lots of rain was predicted (and fell) this morning, and I needed to let my knee rest from the hike, so I slept late. Did not feel like going to nearby caves either... Flea market Walked around Quedlinburg some more, discovered that a flea market was on (I had wondered what all the campers and …

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Cheap and friendly Porto

Friday 25 October 2013 Arrived in the afternoon and took the easy metro ride into town. I got the keys to my private little apartment which was very cozy and nice-looking with art on the walls. And had a great view onto a beautiful church. I had coffee with the owner, who gave me some …

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