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Dream location: San Giorgio Mykonos

It’s like visiting the summer home of your coolest friend, who whips together a feast for the eyes with as much ease as he throws the island’s most talked-about party. And you’re invited. Welcome to San Giorgio Mykonos! San Giorgio is situated on one of the most scenic areas of Greece between the neighboring Paradise Club and Paranga […]

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New restaurant: Ricardo’s in Odeon

Hurray! After 3 years of silence, the Odeon‘s basement restaurant has reopened on August 24, under the name Ricardo’s in Odeon. Why? Because they hired the well known enfant terrible (and culinary genius) Ricardo van Ede to become head chef of the restaurant. First, they renovated the whole interior into a beefed up, robust setting […]

The Widow White Inez van Lamsweerde Tentoostelling WIT Nederlands Fotomuseum

White Art Exhibition

The color of white stands for purity and joy. For being clean, safe and perfect. And when you think of the color white, lots of people also think of virginity and of a new beginning. White is a very interesting color, and it’s not even an actual color! That’s why the Netherlands Photo Museum decided […]

Fuck the rain Umbrella

Fuck The Rain Umbrella

Rain ruins everything… Of course we need water to survive, to prevent dehydration and droughts and bla bla bla. But can it do all that while we’re sleeping? Nooo, it’s always raining when we have to go to work or when we want to light the barbecue. And you know what? We really don’t appreciate! […]

Life is like riding a bicycle quote

Quote of the day

I guess everybody knows the physicist Albert Einstein, but not many people actually understand the theories he invented and the importance of them. He was an amazing and intelligent person for sure. But there’s one thing that’s easy to explain. He said he was riding his bicycle when he thought of the Theory of relativity, […]


Greetings from Verucchio

Last weekend I uploaded this image (above) to my Facebook account and loads of people were asking me if it was real. Because it really looks like a postcard. You could easily put ‘Greetings from Verucchio‘ on it and it would sell pretty good, I guess. Well, I do have to admit that Instagram helped […]

Dutch Vogue with Doutzen Kroes by Paul Bellaart

The September Issue

The September issues are kind of like the Olympics in magazines. Everybody competes to be biggest and the best. Booking the right cover model is a big part of the battle. So who got the honors to be on the Dutch Vogue this year? Our very own superstar… Doutzen Kroes! Unlike the previous Dutch Vogue cover with […]

topshop opening at the bijenkorf in Amsterdam

Topshop & Topman at the Bijenkorf

After a failed shop-in-shop at SPRKMRKT in 2011, the ultimate fashion-forward label Topshop is coming back to Amsterdam. This time they will be bigger, better and accompanied by Topman, the male version of the brand. On September 2nd (11 am) there will open two shop-in-shops at the Bijenkorf in Amsterdam. One on the ground floor […]

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Terry O’Neill in Amsterdam

Coming up in the Eduard Planting Gallery in Amsterdam: Recent finds from the archives by celebrity photographer Terry O’Neill. The gallery presents images of supermodels like Naomi Campbell, Iman and Kate Moss. And portraits of actresses like Audrey Hepburn, Isabella Rossellini and Michelle Pfeiffer. But also David Bowie, Johan Cruijff, James Garner, Queen and Diana Ross shine on […]

Suspended Treehouse by Cocoon Tree

Wannahave: Cocoon Tree

Sleep among the birds with this modern treehouse. Complete with a high-density foam mattress, cotton sheets, duvet cover and wooden floor, the Cocoon Tree makes for the ideal hangout for two adults with the loads of privacy. You can assemble and mount it yourself in two hours, or have it done by a team of experienced […]

Song of the week

If you haven’t heard of Disclosure yet, you have to listen up. These brothers (Guy and Howard Lawrence) from the UK are only 19 and 22 years old, but they are being the-most-blogged-about-artists of 2013. Their first album Settle debuted at number one on the UK Album Chart and is booming in many countries across Europe and Australia […]

I'm fine bloody t-shirt

I’m fine. No really.

You’re tough and you know it. Now let the rest of the world know it too every time you wear the I’m Fine bloody shirt. Even after the freak accident left you with an enormous blood stain over your right kidney… you’ll be just fine. After all, it’s only a flesh wound. You’ll live. Or […]