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Tea blend Anastasia by Kusmi Tea

As much as I love exploring all the cool coffee places in London and starting my weekend with a delicious flat white, I’m actually more of a tea drinker. I start and end my day with a nice cuppa and there’s usually a fresh cup at arm’s length during the day. So when Parisian tea brand Kusmi Tea asked me if I wanted to try some of their teas I couldn’t say no. Read More »

Why you deserve more holidays as an expat. Amsterdam and Den Haag (The Hague) on Instagram.
Remember the days when visiting your parents and other family members was something you did without much planning? When catching up with friends was just a normal activity on any ordinary day? And when holidays were spent exploring new exciting destinations, travelling to places where you didn’t know a single soul? Yeah… those days are definitely gone as soon as you become an expat.  Read More »

Mauritshuis museum in Den Haag with paintings by Rembrandt and Vermeer (Girl with the Pearl Earring)Most people assume that because I’m from the Netherlands, that I must be from Amsterdam. I know we’re a very small country, but there are other beautiful cities as well. Such as Den Haag. Or The Hague. Or ‘s Gravenhage if I wanted to make things extra complicated for you. (They’re all the same city). But let’s stick to Den Haag for now. I lived in Den Haag for eight years before I moved to London. And even though I wouldn’t want to live anywhere else right now, I love going back. Read More »