Since its opening in 2015, it’s impossible to imagine Rotterdam without Bertmans. Though in the US all-day breakfast is a well known concept, this phenomenon has only been gaining popularity since a couple of years in The Netherlands. And for a unique, good breakfast or lunch this hotspot in Rotterdam Noord is the place to […]

Me lost in the huge corn maze

Imagine if you please; 3 kids aged 6 and 9, 2 toddlers, 3 grown ladies (we will leave the ages out 😉 ) and one gigantic corn maze. This is how we spent our sun filled afternoon and it was absolutely aMAZing 🙂 The smell of cow greets us as we enter the cozy little […]

It’s that time of year again, the holy month of Ramadan is upon us. Come tomorrow, Muslims around the globe will be fasting from sunrise till sunset. A time for reflection and spiritual recharging. And where my parents come from, the best month of the year. The time for family gatherings, good food for iftar […]

There’s not much I love more after a day’s work than to sit outside in the sun with my cup of tea and a good book. That and hanging out with friends filling our bellies with tasty food and drinks. Unfortunately summer is still a long time away and temperatures are nowhere near comfortable. This […]

Whenever the weight problem in the US comes up, I always make it a point to say that if I were living there I would be very fat too. They have such amazing pastries, cookies, cakes, doughnuts, pies basically everything you can think of. I always have a hard time staying away from it all […]

This is by far one of my favorite cafe’s in Rotterdam! I absolutely love Espresso Dates’ concept which is based on serving healthy, nutritious food with a (Middle) Eastern twist. Also the location, in the multicultural heart of Rotterdam, Middellandplein 21b, fits perfectly. Espresso Dates is één van mijn meest favoriete plekken in Rotterdam. Hun […]