Good afternoon babes! I’m back home, writing this blog post while I’m in the train on my way to my sister. She gave birth to my baby nephew in the middle of the night, so I can’t wait to meet him & kiss him & give him lots of cuddles!
I still have a lot of pictures to show you from Morocco, so I’ll upload those to my blog and Instagram the upcoming days. These are the photos we took in the streets of Medina, the old town of Marrakesh. We went there on Saturday and Sunday. The old town mainly exists of narrow streets filled with lots of people, scooters that are driving by and souks that sell traditional textiles, pottery and jewelry. There’s this big square in the middle of the centre called Jemaa al Fna, and I think I’ve never seen this much people at one place. SO. BUSY.
Goedemiddag babes! Ik ben weer thuis en schrijf deze post terwijl ik in de trein zit, onderweg naar m’n zus. Ze is vannacht bevallen van m’n baby neefje Lars en ik kan niet wachten om hem te ontmoeten, te kussen en om hem te knuffelen! Ik heb nog steeds veel foto’s van Marokko, dus ik ga die de aankomende dagen op m’n blog en Instagram posten. Dit zijn wat foto’s die we in the straten van Medina hebben gemaakt, de oude stad van Marrakech. We gingen daar zaterdag en zondag heen. De oude stad bestond uit smalle straatjes, veel mensen, rijdende scooters en souks die traditionele textiel, aardewerk en sieraden verkochten. In het midden van het centrum is er een heel groot plein, genaamd Jemaa al Fna, en ik denk dat ik nog nooit zo veel mensen op 1 plek heb gezien. ZO. DRUK.
Happy Sunday! I’m at my moms house and just played with my niece and nephews. They’re now watching youtube movies so I’m chilling on the couch. While Sam and I were looking for tickets for our next Dubai trip a few days ago (more about this later) I thought to myself that I didn’t post my Dubai pics on here yet. Only on Instagram!?!?! Anyway.. We went here in the beginning of November, just before we visited Bali. Sams brother moved to Dubai last year so we wanted to visit him. I heard a lot of stories about Dubai but it’s even more fun than I thought! The skyscrapers, restaurants, malls, beaches.. so cool and pretty. It reminded me of the States somehow. Anyway, we’re planning to go back here in May and I’m already excited. How was your weekend by the way? I’m getting ready for a new week, writing down my to do list for tomorrow. A Sunday well spent brings a week of content, right?! Hehe.. Good night guys! XX
Table for two please! What an amazing view, right? ♥
This picture is taken at restaurant The Lobby, located in the Peninsula hotel. Sam and I had lunch here one day. By the way.. Yes that is cheesecake, yes our lunch included dessert. Hmm!
We visited Louvre on our last day. Of course I had to take a picture here! Outfit details: I was wearing an All Saints jacket, Zara skirt, River Island top, Loavies shoes and bag.
Inside of Louvre. An impressive big painting on the left. On the right you see Mona Lisa, which isn’t as big as I thought?! You can’t even see it very well because of all the tourists (which I was one of🙈).
We stayed at Renaissance Le Parc Trocadero hotel. We l o v e d it here. Perfect room and perfect location.
Breakfast in our cozy room, yes please! We overlooked the garden, which was very calm in the middle of a big city.
The entrance of our hotel. We walked almost everywhere because we of it’s good location. If you’re going to Paris soon, I can recommend this hotel for sure. Check out their website here.
Sam and I went on a boat tour on the Seine late in the afternoon. This was a very spontaneous idea and we didn’t really prepare for it. If I knew we went on a boat tour, I would have worn 4 layers at least hehe. We sat upstairs, on the deck, but it was quite cold. So after a little while I covered myself in a blanket. And 10 minutes later in another one. And a little while later in another one. Haha. But it was nice to discover Paris from the water and see all of Paris’ attractions! A real must-do if you ask me.
One morning we walked to Tracedero before we had breakfast. It’s like a 5 minute walk from our hotel so went here a few times actually! Trocadero is a platform where you have the most beautiful Eiffel Tower view. Normally it’s pretty crowded, but at 8 AM it’s a whole other story.
Paris at night is so beautiful as well! During this photo we walked to the subway, because we wanted to do some shopping. Champs Élysées is only one subway station away from the hotel.
^ Have you really been in Paris if you haven’t taken any pictures in front of the Eiffel Tower? Hehe.. Visiting Trocadero (the platform where I’m standing on in these pictures) is the first thing we did after we checked in our hotel. It was only a 5 minute walk from our hotel so of course we had to! :-)
^ Paris is filled with pretty buildings. While we were there it rained quite a bit, but it didn’t keep us from exploring the city.
^ Drinking coffee and eating macarons from Laduree. The perfect afternoon snack! (Even though I wouldn’t mind having this as breakfast, lunch and diner).
^ City walks wearing black and white. Okay, a bit white.
^ While wandering around the city we came across this view. Looks like a scene from a movie!
^ On the second day we had lunch somewhere near Arc de Triomphe. I feel like I want to write ‘Paris is so beautiful’ under every picture, but really, Paris is!
Still have a lot of photos to share, so part 2 will be online soon! XXX
It’s Sundaaay! And time for a video! While Sam and I were in Bali in November, we filmed a travel video. I actually didn’t think we had enough content for a whole youtube movie, but we ended up having more content than we thought :-) Here’s our 1 minute Instagram video, I think I will make a longer video later this week! First I wanted to show this. During this trip it was the first time we used our drone and thankfully everything went okay. Haha, it’s quite hard! I was afraid the drone would crash in the sea, but Sam was very calmly flying it. Hope you like the video! XX
Good evening from Paris! Sam and I are currently in the city of looove! We left the house at 7.50 AM this morning and we arrived in Paris at 11.30 PM. The Thalys only takes 3 hours from Amsterdam central station. I can make this a weekly thing. Hihi. We are here for a little getaway, will only stay here for a few nights. I’m really looking forward to wandering around, views of the Eiffel Tower, macarons from Laduree and long Parisian lunches. The weather forecast isn’t looking promising at all, but I will hope for the best :-) Talk to you soon! XX