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New Lebanese restaurant in Utrecht

I love Lebanese food! I’m very happy that a new Lebanese restaurant has opened up in Utrecht! Comptoir Libanais is a restaurant that you might know from London as they have several branches there. They just opened up their first restaurant outside of the UK and Utrecht in the Netherlands is the lucky city! You can find […]

Jumbo opens first supermarket at train station

Jumbo has just opened up their very first supermarket at ta train station. The supermarket is called Jumbo City and has opened up in Eindhoven. It’s a shop where you can get snacks for on the road, but also groceries and sandwiches from LaPlace. Their freshly prepared food includes sushi, fresh juices, yogurt from a […]

Coming to Amsterdam: Matcha Bar

This December a really cool dessert shop will open at the Albert Cuyp market in Amsterdam. Get ready for Matcha Bar! Matcha Bar will offer desserts and coffees made with Matcha. Matcha is a green tea powder from Japan that gained popularity since it became known that it’s very high in antioxidants. In Japan most people […]

New hotspot in Arnhem!

A new restaurant in Arnhem has just opened up and trust me: you want to go here! The interior is really cool with a pink part on one side and an ‘jungle’ part with many plants on the other side and overall a lot of copper. As you might have guessed by the picture above […]

Roots Rotterdam Autumn Menu

When you think of the restaurant of the Hilton Hotel you might think of very fancy and expensive dinners. While I do think the dishes are quit fancy, Restaurant Roots at the Hilton Hotel in Rotterdam is very reasonably priced. For only 37 euros you’ve got a three-course menu and for just another 18 euros […]

Healthy hotspots in Utrecht

Utrecht is the most centrally located city in the Netherlands, but not the most innovative one if it comes to food. Many restaurants still serve the traditional menu they’ve had for years. Luckily there are a few gems in this city. On this page are my recommendations if you want to have a healthy lunch or dinner […]

My favorite hotspots in Haarlem

Haarlem is a very nice city just a stone’s throw away from Amsterdam. I’ve selected my favorite healthy hot spots in Haarlem for you. All these lunchrooms and restaurants are healthy but delicious. I’ve included vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options. Curious? Read the Haarlem Blog! If you’re looking for my tips in Amsterdam you […]

Food Spots in Arnhem

Arnhem is a relatively big city in the east of the country, just north of Nijmegen. As I lived in Nijmegen for 7 years, I often visited Arnhem. It’s also a convenient city to meet up with friends who live in the North of the Netherlands. I’ve listed my top 5 favorite restaurants in Arnhem on […]

My favorite hotspots in Tilburg

Tilburg is booming! More and more (healthy) lunchrooms and restaurants are opening up in the 6th biggest city of the Netherlands, making it a more appealing city to visit. It’s only 90 minutes by train from Amsterdam or Antwerp. And even though in the past Breda and Den Bosch were the cities in Brabant that […]

New travel blog: Panama

Panama, the waistline of the Americas, has it all: a big metropolitan capital city, old streets, wildlife, waterfalls and palm tree lined beaches. In my blog you can read about healthy food spots in Panama City and our trips to the San Blas Islands and El Valle. You can find my blog on Panama here. […]

Tacos in Amsterdam

Looking for good Mexican food in Amsterdam? Check out Chiapas Taco Cartel on the van Woustraat in popular area De Pijp. Like the name suggests, their specialty is tacos. But they also serve great nachos and rice and beans. And good news if you live in The Hague: in October 2017 they’ll open up a […]

New Travel Blog: Slovenia

Being surrounded by countries like Italy and Croatia, that are popular amongst tourists, Slovenia is often overlooked. But this small country has very much to offer! You can book a weekend getaway to the capital Ljubljana, or make it a longer trip and also see the coast or the Julian Alps. I’ve did the latter and I’m […]

Healthy hotspots in Amsterdam

I’ve lived in Amsterdam for 4 years. I love it that there’s so much to do in this city. And because it’s quite small, everything is always nearby. You can just hop on your bike and have a healthy meal somewhere nice. On my Amsterdam page I wrote about healthy, begetarian/vegan friendly restaurants and great things […]

Healthy hotspots in Den Bosch

Den Bosch is a nice little city in Brabant, near Utrecht and Tilburg. Although most of the restaurants have been there for quite a while and their menus didn’t change much over the years, there are a few new hotspots, that do have a more creative menu. I love it if a place takes a […]

Day trips from Tallinn

Rented a car in Tallinn and want to go on a little road trip? There are several options for a day tour from Tallinn. Basicly you have two very nice options. One is heading South West. This way you can see the waterfalls, the ruin and end up in fishertown Haapsalu. The other option is […]

Best vegetarian food spots in Tallinn

Traditional Estonian cuisine mostly consists of meat but luckily there are many vegetarian and even vegan options in Tallinn! On this page I’m sharing all my favorite vegetarian and vegan friendly restaurants in Tallinn. Vegan Inspiratioon Located just within the walls of Tallinn’s old town, Vegan Inspiration serves salads, burgers, wraps and mains. All vegan […]

New Travel Blog and Video: Estonia

I just came back from a wonderful long weekend in Estonia. I was invited by Visit Estonia to stay in their ‘storyteller’s nest’, an apartment in the city center of Tallinn from where I could explore the city and the rest of the country. Tallinn is a great city to visit with a beautiful Old […]

Hotspots in The Hague

Are you visiting The Hague, or Den Haag as the Dutch call it, anytime soon? Check my The Hague page for my 5 favorite hotspots. I’ll tell you where to go for coffee, a high tea or a good breakfast. All listed restaurants have good vegetarian dishes on their menu! Click here for all my (healthy) favorites […]

Vegetarian restaurant Hortus in The Hague

Hortus is one of my favorite restaurants in The Hague. Their menu is a 100% vegetarian so you won’t be stuck with little to choose from as is normally the case for vegetarians like me. They’re housed in the beautiful boutique hotel La Paulowna near the Peace Palace. They’re open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. […]

Restaurant Atelier in Amsterdam

Have you already been to restaurant Atelier in Amsterdam? They opened two years ago but they just renewed their interior and their menu. I have to admit that when I first looked at the map I thought it was a bit far out. It’s located behind the Olympic Stadion. But I found out it’s less […]

High Tea at HOOI in Utrecht

In a trendy neighborhood in Utrecht you’ll find HOOI, a high quality lunchroom with many vegetarian options. Almost everything on their menu comes straight from organic bakeries, local farms and herb gardens. Vegetarians, vegans and people who eat gluten free are welcome for breakfast and lunch at HOOI. But you can bring your carnivorous friends without […]

Healthy hotspots in Eindhoven

Eindhoven has been a bit behind food-wise. For years there were little healthy hotspots to be found. Luckily things are changing! On this page I’ve listed my favorite healthy hotspots in Eindhoven. Hopefully I’ll soon be able to expand the list and add more veggie friendly food spots! Looking for hotspots in other cities in The […]

Testing: Japanese candy

You know you’re a foodie when one of your favorite things to do when in another country is going to the supermarket. I always bring home some typical products of the country I’ve been to. Often I do this so I can create recipes from the country at home (I’ve made Pad Thai after Thailand […]

Vegetarian food at Taste of Amsterdam

This weekend Amsterdam is hosting the mother of all of food festivals: Taste of Amsterdam. At this culinary event you’ll find restaurants, food brands and chefs introducing new flavors or showing you their signature dishes. They all serve small portions of their favorite dishes so you can ‘taste’ as many different things as you can. […]

Vegetarian and vegan food in Tokyo

If you’re a pescetarian (you don’t eat meat but you do eat fish), you’ll have no problem eating well in Japan, as you can probably find more dishes containing fish than meat. But if you’re a vegetarian or vegan you might  need to search a bit harder. No need to worry, there are definitely vegetarian […]

Healthy hotspots in Antwerp

I’ve recently visited Antwerp to find the best healthy hotspots for you! I’ve listed my favorite vegetarian, vegan and gluten free lunchrooms and restaurants in Antwerp on my Belgium page. Looking for the best place to get an acai bowl? A delicious veggie burger? Or maybe a piece gluten free chocolate cake? I’ve got you […]

Where to eat in Rotterdam

Rotterdam is the second biggest city in the Netherlands and a major port city. Where Amsterdam has the feel of a small village, Rotterdam feels more like a big city. Rotterdam is listed in Lonely Planet’s top 10 cities to visit in the world! Enjoy the many museums and the architecture in this city in […]