By Babette Vanlancker, Writer Located on De Oudegracht in Utrecht, there’s a cute Thai restaurant called De Thai. I went there on a Friday with a friend for a belated birthday celebration. We both really like Thai food, so we went on a little hunt on Google to find the places with the best reviews.... Continue Reading →
By Emmi Beuger, Editor in Chief My father visited me last week, so I wanted to do something that was special to Utrecht. I haven’t had a chance to climb the Dom Tower, so I thought it was the perfect opportunity to do it. Pop over to the Tourist Information Office, which is filled with super... Continue Reading →
Who doesn't like karaoke? I mean, come on, it's not only the funniest thing to do with your friends, it's also a chance to show the world (well, the karaoke bar) your biggest talent: singing. As a local, I know some places around where you can enjoy a night full of singing and entertaining. These... Continue Reading →
I made it my personal mission to find the hidden gems and secret spots for the best coffee in Utrecht! Here is my first Top 3.
I have a riddle for you: You have a cocktail in one hand, a good book in another one, there is a timid sun touching your skin and children are playing in the sand next to you. Where are you? A beach by the ocean? Almost, but not quite! You are actually on a beach... Continue Reading →
As we enter this weekend with the prospect of cold temperatures and gloomy skies, it’s reassuring to know that spring is just around the corner. When I first came to The Netherlands in August, I was enchanted by the crowds of people lapping up the evening sun on every green space available; sharing a meal... Continue Reading →
We all know Utrecht is ridiculously pretty. We gaze upon its beauty every single day. At a certain point you just get spoiled by the gorgeous canals and the beautiful houses. The world recognizes Utrecht by its canals. In 2015, the Australian website News.com.au said Utrecht has the most beautiful canals in the world. Utrecht... Continue Reading →
When we get older it's harder to find a gift for someone. What to give? Booze, a book or a giant birthday card (including sounds) - admit it, it's a challenge every time. When we were kids it was so much easier. Just buy us some toys and cake and it was the Best. Birthday.... Continue Reading →