As my new favorite place in Amsterdam is the Hallen, my goal is to try every restaurant and stand there. Halte 3 is the new Brasserie in the Hallen. It is not that big with the bar centered in the middle, which makes it seem like a pretty small place, but actually it has a lot of tables.
Scandinavian design is still one of the best there is. Of course I get some of my stuff at IKEA, but always combine it with cool brands, like HAY!
There are opening new food markets everywhere; El Nacional in Barcelona, de Markthal in Rotterdam and de Foodhallen in Amsterdam. And since I’m a big fan of little bites instead of big platters of food, food markets are the perfect place to have some dinner and drinks.
I’m a big fan of places like Pllek! Somewhere (kind of) in the middle of nowhere you suddenly find an amazing spot like this.
This cute little cafe has 2 locations both in the 9 Streets; in the Herengracht and Berenstraat. Both places have the same cuteness; little tables right next to each other with lovely flowers.
Friends often tell me that I’m a rabbit, because I eat lots of salads! For breakfast I always eat yoghurt and granola. But for lunch and dinner I prefer salads; a light veggie salad for lunch and for dinner a proper filling salad with fish, chicken or cheese and nuts.
Two years ago there was this amazing TV commercial. What was it about? Water, MARIE-STELLA-MARIS Water. Was it Dutch? It had such an international vibe. But it was Dutch!
One of my favorite spots in Amsterdam is Hutspot. I can easily spend a few hours here. And beside that I love the name, Hutspot is a traditional Dutch dish.
In the East of Amsterdam, close to the city centre you can find Filter: a relaxing and cosy coffee spot where you can drink excellent coffee.
Who didn’t want to build tree houses when they were little? I always feel like sitting in a tree house when I’m at Hanneke’s Boom. It is such a great place away from the city, but actually in the city centre. It’s the perfect way to escape the busy city for an afternoon, just like you escaped when you were little by climbing in your tree house.