Travel
Farmhouse of the Palms

Farmhouse of the Palms

This must be one of the most amazing and relaxt places I ever visited in Portugal. Farmhouse of the Palms is a bed and breakfast located in the Algarve. Situated on a hill named “Cerro do Botelho” and surrounded by a stunning garden, this 200-year-old ‘monte’ (farmhouse) features a total of 5 rooms. All decorated...
The Lisboans

The Lisboans

In September I was very lucky to stay a few nights in the amazing apartments named The Lisboans. The location is stunning, in the middle of the historic centre. Once the building was a factory of canned and preserved goods. Now a beautiful apartment building totally renovated and designed with love for vintage and contemporary...
VN Nature Houses

VN Nature Houses

Sometimes you visit a place and you are just speechless about the atmosphere, the calmness. When we visited a small village in Portugal: Ferraria de São João, we spend our days at the amazing VN Nature Houses. The houses are located in what was once Vale do Ninho (Nest valley) cottage. In 2014 they rebuilt...
MISS'OPO Porto

MISS’OPO Porto

Our Portugal road trip started in Porto. What a lovely city! We enjoyed every minute of it. The beautiful views, architecture, amazing food and don’t forget the port wine 🙂 We stayed in, I think the most beautiful guest house of Porto, MISS’OPO. Located in the historic area of the city. You can find two...
September break

September break

I’m taking a break! This September I’ll take a blogging break. A break to go on vacation, explore new cities, enjoy family-time and open up my mind again. We’ll be back in October with new stories and exciting collaborations. In the meantime follow me on Instagram to enjoy this month of freedom. – Frankie –...
't Witte Huis

‘t Witte Huis

’t Witte Huis is a monument from the early 19th century and is the perfect forest retreat. By Mölle renovated this former poolhouse of the landlord with natural materials, pure, eco-friendly and comfortable. I totally fell in love with the details, such as the ceramics. It’s a beautiful place where you can slow down for...
Hello I'm Local Haarlem

Hello I’m Local Haarlem

Hello ‘Hello I’m Local’ nice to meet you! Hello I’m Local is a place to sleep, eat and drink in Haarlem. We had the pleasure to stay 2 nights at this boutique hostel in Haarlem. A place with 12 unique rooms, a nice living room and a really great patio. We stayed in the ‘Ondergeschoven...
WeSwap £50 Blogger Challenge

WeSwap £50 Blogger Challenge

The great guys from WeSwap challenged me to participate in the #WeSwap50BloggerChallenge. The challenge involved having the best day out I could in my home city on a smallish budget. Here’s how it went… A challenge to spend £ 50 (about 60 euros) with the WeSwap prepaid travel card in Amsterdam, at local hotspots. Well...
Shelter 7

Shelter 7

When in Ghent stay at Shelter 7, a little island of sophisticated cosiness in the city centre. We visited this place for two nights during the winter and immediately loved the place. A city apartment of three levels with a mix of modern and original architecture and design. A perfect balance between statement pieces and...
Bye bye 2015

Bye bye 2015

Bye bye 2015! It was an amzing and lovely year. Baby Frankie, business trips, amazing people, lots of design and of course new sneakers! Thanks for all the support.
Casas da Lupa

Casas da Lupa

In the ‘Parque Natural do Sudoeste Alentejano’ (Portugal) is the most amazing bed and breakfast situated: Casas da Lupa. This beautiful house is a combination of local architecture with modern design. You find three separate buildings that house 4 master suits, 4 suits and 3 double rooms all with modern interior. I totally fell in...
Breakfast at La Chambre aux Oiseaux

Breakfast at La Chambre aux Oiseaux

La Chambre aux Oiseaux, the bird room, is the lovely cafe of Léna and Hervé in Paris. This quite place, 10th Arrondissement, is the perfect cafe for a late breakfast. We visited on a Saturday and were very lucky to find a table outside. Although inside it feels like the living room of my grandmother,...
Miniloft

Miniloft

When you have plans to visit Berlin Miniloft is the place to stay. Miniloft is a design hotel that makes you feel at home. It all starts with the amazing architecture, the architects Britta Jürgens and Matthew Griffin designed the lofts and they wanted to create a space to make your experience in Berlin as...
Haas op het Vrijthof

Haas op het Vrijthof

There is something about Maastricht, this place is magical. Especially when your are staying at Haas op het Vrijthof. An Art Deco building (1920) surrounded by amazing architecture when you are gazing out of your window. This luxury guesthouse includes 3 suites and 3 rooms. We stayed at one of the suites and had an...
Berlin

Berlin

Visiting Berlin again was amazing! We enjoyed our hotels (Michelberg Hotel and MiniLoft) and it was the perfect escape from hectic work days. We visited many coffee places and just enjoyed summer in Berlin. Above you can find some snapshots, there will be a Berlin special on the blog soon! – Frankie – Photos: Hello...