Cherry Blossom in Amsterdam

 I love about Amsterdam that I still get to discover new places. For instance, until last week I had ignored the existence of the Japanese garden in the local forest, the Amsterdamse Bos. Featuring a field of cherry trees, this garden even has its own festival that takes place to celebrate the sakura season. During our Japan trip…

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Amsterdam With Kids: Hortus Botanicus

The sky is grey, it is rather cold outside and just two days ago it even snowed. This doesn’t sound much like the weather to visit a garden, right ? That said, the fabulous thing with the Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam is that is has five greenhouses that you can also enjoy on bad weather days. When visiting, we always…

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Amsterdam with Kids: Wijs West (Food, Shop & Kids Place)

I know that we Amsterdammer’s are really spoiled when it comes to kids cafés. We have Blender, we have De Kleine Parade and now we have also Wijs West. Located in the West of Amsterdam on the Bilderdijkstraat, this kids café and concept store just opened its doors a week ago. Combining café with a…

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Amsterdam Hangout: HappyHappyJoyJoy

You do like Asian street food ? Then we do have something in common. I don’t know what it is but my heart beats faster when I see dishes such as Pho noodle soup and Dim Sum on a restaurant’s menu. Combined with a colourful set-up and really nice staff, we discovered all this at HappyHappyJoyJoy. Located in…

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Amsterdam With Kids: Bibliotheek Centraal

Oh, what shall one do with kids when the whether is bad in Amsterdam ? Visit the public library ! Located right next to the main train station, the central public library (Bibliotheek Centraal) is a nice spot that allows you to spend a fun moment while it’s raining or cold (or both) outside. With having…

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Happy 2 !

Last weekend I said goodbye to my baby boy. Sure, this process already started a year go when he turned 1. Back then, he walked…babies do not walk. However, that was nothing compared to now. Now he drives a Bobby car, climbs on the sofa and walks down the stairs without me having a heart attack…

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Amsterdam with Kids: De Kleine Parade

I love it when I get to spend quality time with my little bird and our friends. For a change, we checked out one of Amsterdam’s newest kids friendly places, De Kleine Parade. Located in the De Pijp area, this lovely kids concept store is split into three areas that combine shopping with coffee and…

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Amsterdam with Kids: Blender Amsterdam (Kids Concepstore & Cafe)

A cafe and store dedicated to mothers and kids… this probaply would have been my nightmare before I became a mom. Thinking about all the noise, sticky food crumbs, and mothers talking with high voices to their children…this definitely would have given me creeps. Now, my child and I, we are the source for noise, sticky food crumps…

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Sharing Is Caring: BabyPlaces App

A friend told me once that sharing is caring. Being a mom herself, this wisdom came straight from her heart. I couldn’t agree more. When entering the world of parenthood, there are moments when you are just clueless. There are so many new things to experience and learn so having some practical and helpful insights…

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Amsterdam With Kids: Bedford – Stuyvesant

I once spent an entire morning with a friend on a porch of a cafe on Bedford Avenue in Williamsburg. What we were seeing was so different from the scenery in Brussels where we lived at that time. This was hipstermania at its finest. Really. We did not have to talk but just watch people…

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