Oko Cultural Melting Point – Home-made everything

Ania and Natalia, the founders of Oko Cultural Melting Point, brought the project to daylight via a crowdfunding action which was a real success. Apparently, people living in Bos en Lommer in Amsterdam were craving for a neighbourhood cafe with home-made everything at its core and community as its spirit.  The cafe / lunchroom / cultural … Read more Oko Cultural Melting Point – Home-made everything

Latei – Coffee, vintage & rock’n’roll

I can tell you, Amsterdam is amazing, but it does have one or two little problems. First: everything is so beautiful and curated that you might have difficulties in finding something authentic. The second is related to the first: Amsterdammers are great in marketing, which, again, doesn’t help the overall experience if what you’re seeking … Read more Latei – Coffee, vintage & rock’n’roll

Huize van Wely & Linnick – Cakes and macarons

My two favorite places to indulge on my sugar cravings are Huize van Wely (located in the Gelderlandplein shopping mall, Beethovenstraat and Amstelveen shopping centre) and Linnick. The first is one I am already a fan of for a long time, as my parents maintain the tradition of treating me and my sister with a birthday cake … Read more Huize van Wely & Linnick – Cakes and macarons

Hoofddorpplein – Cosy neighbourhood

Hoofddorpplein is only a few doorsteps from my apartment and has a variety of shops, cafes and restaurants. Although this area is still part of the city center and not too far from touristic sights such as Museumplein and the Vondelpark, I experience there to be a local atmosphere in this neighbourhood. Once a year … Read more Hoofddorpplein – Cosy neighbourhood