Niagara Falls has turned into a winter wonderland

Niagara Falls partly frozen. Lots of snow and an little house

Weather Niagara Falls has turned into a winter wonderland Patrick | Thursday, January 24, 2018 It’s cold in the North East part of the United States. It’s so cold that part of the Niagara Falls has frozen. Visiting the Niagara Falls under normal circumstances is impressive because of its size and the power of the water coming down. But now … Read More

Oldest wooden front house in Amsterdam

Houses in the Begijnhof in Amsterdam. In the middle you see the oldest wooden front house that is still standing in Amsterdam. The image was taken on a sunny winter morning.

Daily from 9 am to 5 pm. The oldest wooden front house in Amsterdam can be found in the centre of Amsterdam at 34 Begijnhof. Just behind the busy shopping street ”De Kalverstraat” and in between the Amsterdam Museum and Spui square. The house was built in 1420 and is still standing proud. It is one of only two wooden … Read More

Cairo turns orange because of sandstorm

A sand storm turns the sky orange and the swimming pool in the front is empty. The image has been taken in Cairo Egypt.

Weahter Weahter Cairo turns orange because of sandstorm Patrick | Thursday, January 17, 2018 Patrick | Thursday, January 17, 2018 A massive sandstorm in Egypt made everything orange in the huge metropole Cairo. The orange cloud swept through the city, making the Cairo skyline invisible. It gave people the feeling that they were living on Mars. The storm came with … Read More

The stroopwafel is back on United airlines

A cup of coffee and a Dutch stroopwafel on a United Airlines flight in economy class

Airlines Patrick | Tuesday, January 1, 2018 United Airlines introduced the stroopwafel on their menu in 2016. The Dutch cookie traditionally is served in The Netherlands over a cup of hot coffee or tea so that the caramel in the cookie gets nice and chooey. It was considered a great free perk in the time that airlines were undressing their … Read More

Bones underneath Paris streets

Bones and sculls arranged in a decorative pattern in the underground network of Les Catacombes in Paris France.

Address Web: Les Catacombs Just beneath the heart of Paris, there is a world of underground most of us would not expect; it’s called Les Catacombes. Approximately 20 meters under the ground there is a vast network of tunnels that have been made, to extract the limestone needed to build mega-projects for that time like the Notre-Dame Cathedral, the Louvre … Read More

Walters Coffee Roastery Istanbul

Just like in breaking bad the man in the yellow jump suit will start cooking. He will cook coffee

Walters Coffee Roastery, the Breaking Badd coffee lab in Istanbul. Breaking Bad, have you heard about or watched this tv show? I don’t think there are many people in this world at haven’t seen or heard of the hit series Breaking Bad. But if you haven’t heard about it, it’s about the high school teacher Walter White that has incurable … Read More

Kloffie Market December 1, 2018

A blue jacket with a cord that holds a key and a Piet Mondriaan black an white key tag.

De Hallen AmsterdamHannie Dankbaarpassage 471053 RT AmsterdamThe NetherlandsMap: De Hallen Amsterdam Web: De Hallen AmsterdamFacebook: De Kloffie MaktInstagram: De Kloffie Makt Time to do some Christmas shopping. And where better to do this than at the Kloffie Marte. The December edition will be held on Saturday, December 1. Have fun and let me know in the comments below what you bought. Dit bericht bekijken op … Read More

Kloffie Market November 3, 2018

A pair of second hand white sneakers net to a Louis Vuitton orange box at the Koffie Markt.

De Hallen AmsterdamHannie Dankbaarpassage 471053 RT AmsterdamThe NetherlandsMap: De Hallen Amsterdam Web: De Hallen AmsterdamFacebook: De Kloffie MaktInstagram: De Kloffie Makt Let do some shopping. Winter is coming; it’s time to pick out your next winter favourite at the Kloffie Market. So on November 3 let head out to the Hallen in Amsterdam for some good shopping and some excellent coffee. Have fun and let … Read More

Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind.

Black board with writing and a quote by Seneca: Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind.

Seneca the Younger was born in the year 4 BC and lived until AD 65. His full name is Lucius Annaeus Seneca, but we know hem nowadays also as just Seneca. He was a Roman Stoic philosopher, dramatist, statesman and satirist of the Silver Age of Latin literature. Senica was raised and lived in Rome, but he was born in … Read More

The journey not the arrival matters.

ocean liner under japanese flag and the quote The journey not the arrival matters. –T.S. Eliot

Thomas Stearns Eliot born 26th of September 1888 in St. Louis Missouri into a prominent Boston Brahmin family and died on 4th of January 1965. He was a publisher, essayist, playwriter, social critic literary and one of the 20th-century significant poets. When turning 25 years of age in 1914, he decided to move to England. He settled, worked and married … Read More