Micropia

Last week, kids had their spring holidays and this year we decided to stay home. It was really exciting for them because we never (or rarely) stay home for the holidays. The idea of staying in their pyjamas an entire morning on a day that is not a Sunday was really special for them. Nevertheless, it was not the plan to stay home, in pyjama and be lazy an entire week. So, on Monday I took my oldest one andRead more

Castle Baexem

  During the last autumn break, hubby, the kids and I went for a couple of days in a B&B in an old castle from the 17th century, Castle van Baexem. It is located in a small village in the region Limburg; for those who have no clue where this could be, imagine the south of Holland and it’s somewhere there. Not too far from the great Maastricht. A year ago I read an article in the Flow (one of my fav’Read more

Tum Tum

Tum Tum in Den Bosch is the definition of old school sweetness. If you go down (or up) the Ridderstraat you can’t miss it with its beautiful windows painted in mint-green, and all its goodies offering themselves right on display. If Tum Tum would belong to a film, I would place it in an Harry Potter’s film and the  moment you pass the door, you take the Hogwarts Express. Inside, the entire shop seems to belong to an other time;Read more

Villa Zebra

Once upon a time, in the always surprising Rotterdam, a bunch of people decided to create a space where Art would not be seen as an abstract concept and boring stuff reserved to educated people but a sort of wonderland where children  are encouraged to bring out their imagination, their fantasy with the use of pearls, multicolour pompoms , papers etc… And they made Villa Zebra, a villa where all decoration from hanging lamps to benches is a reference toRead more