What do to in Rotterdam (If you like Architecture and Cats)

I’ve wanted to explore more of the Netherlands than just Amsterdam – this list of what to do in Rotterdam is heavily edited for my own interests of cats and architecture.… View Post

Where to stay in Rotterdam Netherlands: The James Hotel

With a couple of nights to explore, every time that I investigated where to stay in Rotterdam the newly opened luxury hotel, The James, kept popping up at the top of all of my searches.  Whether it was fate or clever Google remarketing, I’ll never know, but it was such a lovely stay that I’ll chalk it up to fate. (Ps. that’s what I’ll blame all my future booking choices on I think – fates… View Post

If We Were Having Coffee – The Hot Working Edition

This has been a rollercoaster of a month. For both myself and a lot of the people around me, so if we were having a coffee right now, I suspect we’d be having a White Russian – a cocktail made with vodka, coffee liqueur and cream served with ice in an Old Fashioned glass. Yum.  Work is incredibly busy, travel has been fairly non-existent this month if it hasn’t been work-related and I’ve very rarely… View Post

Kinderdijk Windmills – A UNESCO World Heritage Site

It isn’t often that you visit an incredibly popular tourist attraction and find an afternoon of peace. The Kinderdijk Windmills were designated a UNESCO world heritage site and I was visiting for the heritage – but what I hadn’t counted on was glorious sunshine and a quiet fishermans nook to spend an afternoon in. Kinderdijk is situated in the Alblasserwaard polder at the coming together of the Lek and Noord rivers. To drain the polder,… View Post