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A day in Paris with CLUSE

Cluse watch and Eiffel Tower in the distance

Paris is one of the most inspirational cities I know. It’s art, design, fashion, architecture and lifestyle are something I’m always looking forward to when there. That’s the reason I am trying to visit Paris at least once per year. I’m getting so much inspiration for my projects and am always coming back home filled with new creative energy. So, here is how I’ve spent a day in Paris with CLUSE. Paris is always a good idea! Audrey Hepburn’s famous quote is  describing so well my feelings towards that beautiful city. There are so many amazing museums, buildings and art…

Colouring Postcards ‘Dutch Symbols’

Colouring Postcards Dutch symbols

As you already know, here in the Culture Tourist we’re all about combining art and travel together. About getting the right experiences when you’re travelling, learning about local art and culture. A part that’s quite important to me when travelling is getting the right souvenir back home with me. Something that’s locally produced, that has a meaning and a connection with a destination. That’s why I’ve started designing these colouring postcards. So you can learn about local tradition and culture through a nice souvenir you can send to your friends and family or just keep to yourself. Dutch Symbols The…

Culture Tourist’s second birthday & a giveaway

It’s our second birthday! It was another great year for the Culture Tourist, filled with travelling, new exciting projects and collaborations. So many things happened Here is what I wrote last year about things I learned in my first year as a full time blogger and freelancer. I won’t create a separate blog post for this year. But it was definitely an exciting one. I’ve started organising Saturday art tours for internationals living in the Netherlands. And have finished a website for my art tours in Amsterdam. And I’ve finally started to create a Culture Tourist products, and am very proud of…

Amsterdam Colouring Postcards

As you know, here at the Culture Tourist, we’re all about combining art and travel together. Well, after I’ve got such a nice feedback regarding my Christmas cards inspired by Amsterdam I’ve decided to introduce ‘Products‘ as a new feature on the blog. And I’m very excited about that! All of our products will be created by me or in a collaboration with other artists. And you’ll be able to order any of them at our web shop! The first product that will be available in the Culture Tourist Web Shop are Amsterdam Colouring Postcards inspired by events that will be…

Christmas Cards inspired by Amsterdam

Christmas cards inspired by Amsterdam on furry background

As you already know here at the Culture Tourist we’re always trying to combine art & travel. I’ve already did some great collaborations with artist and designers from around Europe. However, this time I wanted to create something myself. So, with a Christmas just around the corner I’ve designed and drawn some Christmas cards inspired by a beautiful city of Amsterdam and its architecture. Colouring Christmas Cards I love Christmas time! And especially sending the Christmas cards. Designing little cards, choosing the most suitable envelopes and writing a little notes to my friends and family. I believe Christmas cards should…

Rotterdam: City of street art & a stylish modern architecture

View on art and Rotterdam Erasmus bridge in background

Rotterdam is a young vibrant city with a perfect combination of a street art and a stylish modern architecture, a great food scene and a cool young vibe. It’s probably my favourite city in the Netherlands. Amsterdam is very beautiful, unique and classy, but Rotterdam is definitely its cooler younger brother. Why you should visit Rotterdam? For its stylish architecture At the beginning of the 20th Century Rotterdam was a very typical Dutch city, with its small brick houses and a cosy town feel. However, most of the old city centre was destroyed in bombing during the Second World War.…