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Grand Playground

Grand Playground

During my trip in Lille (FR) there was one store that has caught my attention. In front of Galeries Lafayette is a new 800 m2 pop-up experience called Grand Playground. You can find the most unique vintage accessories for your home and items made by young fashion designers to give your wardrobe a boost. They...
#NoFilter Amsterdam

#NoFilter Amsterdam

Oh Amsterdam, you’re beautiful! Probably the best time to visit Amsterdam is Springtime. When London City Airport asked me to share a few of my favourite travel tips for Amsterdam for the #NoFilter Amsterdam campaign I knew immediately that I wanted to show the amazing architecture, canals and of course flowers. The challenge of the...
STROOM Rotterdam

STROOM Rotterdam

A weekend in Rotterdam (NL) always makes me really happy. We we’re very lucky that we had amazing weather and that we stayed at probably the nicest hotel in Rotterdam: STROOM. This old fabric is turend into a luxury hotel with stylish rooms where you immediately feel at home. We enjoyed the view, the incredible...
Travel highlights of 2014

Travel highlights of 2014

It’s time to make new travel plans for 2015! I would love to discover new places and hopefully visit some of my favourite cities again. Below you can find some sunny snapshots of my travel highlights of 2014. 1. Casas da Lupa 2. Firenze 3. Hamburg 4. Greece 5. Portugal 6. Cabeça da Cabra
Portugal

Portugal

Our trip to Portugal was mainly about relaxing and exploring the beautiful area of Alentejo. This area is rough and pure, with many amazing (design!) places to stay. A few snapshots of my favourite moments of this unforgettable trip. Photos: Hello Frankie
Hamburg

Hamburg

Our mini vacation in Hamburg was all about food, coffee, beer, sightseeing and shopping. We started off visiting the most exciting areas of Hamburg, Schanzenviertel and St. Pauli. We also visited Karolinenviertel and Eppendorf. Hamburg is a city of contrasts: alternative neighbourhoods and neighbourhoods with luxurious homes. We had so much fun, I’m in love...
Falso Nueve

Falso Nueve

This week the summer is gone in Amsterdam, so I only can dream about lazy summer nights with good food and some refreshing drinks. What about an Italian restaurant on the sunny island Ibiza? Falso Nueve is a new place where you can find the best Italian food on the island. The restaurant is the...
Greece

Greece

We had a wonderful time in Greece. We enjoyed Athens, we’ve met many lovely people and visited a few really nice shops. I bought Greek sandals in an amazing store, they customise the sandals right in front of you. The sun was out so we had lovely days at the beach. Below a few snapshots...
Friday Favourite

Friday Favourite

It’s that time of the year that I only can think about vacation and long weekend trips. I always start searching online for new inspiration and stumbled across the new travel books by Caroline Gomez. The ‘Destination’ series are books of travel photography that are not travel guides but an invitation to travel. Beautiful images...
Hello Antwerp

Hello Antwerp

Hello weekend and hello Antwerp. Hello Frankie is off to Antwerp (yes again)! This lovely illustration is by Ben Javens, an amazing illustrator from the U.K. Happy weekend! Illustration: Ben Javens
Weekend snapshots Rotterdam

Weekend snapshots Rotterdam

This weekend I fell in love.. with Rotterdam. What an inspiring city! We visited many places and the people are very kind and welcoming. And of course the modern architecture is beautiful. A few snapshots of this lovely weekend: 1. Erasmusbrug by night. 2. A collection of white lamps at the hotel lobby. 3. The...
Tinsel

Tinsel

Tinsel is one of my favorite places in Antwerp. It’s a cozy cafe for breakfast, lunch or a coffee break. We had breakfast on an early Sunday morning and it was already quite busy. We had a luxury breakfast, with different kinds of breads, cheese, meat, salmon, sweet jams and yogurt with home made granola. It was...
The Plantshop

The Plantshop

The Plantshop is an unique pop-up store in the city centre of Antwerp. This beautiful store is a collaboration between Baroness O and designer Sofie Claes. In The Plantshop you can find fashion, magazines, accessories and of course plants. You can also stop by for a coffee, a weekend brunch or for a very special...
Weekend snapshots Antwerp

Weekend snapshots Antwerp

This weekend I had a very lovely weekend in Antwerp. We had beautiful winter weather so we walked for hours. There are so many amazing buildings in the city centre, I spotted this one below, those windows are beautiful aren’t they? Beside walking we did some shopping. One of my favorite stores is The Plantshop,...
LX Factory, Lisbon

LX Factory, Lisbon

If you’re in Lisbon you must visit the LX Factory. On your way to Bélèm (a very popular tourist spot) you find the factory. The LX Factory was once the most important manufacturing complex in Lisbon, nowadays it’s a creative and inspiring area for design, art, books, magazines, fashion and food. At this creative island...