Biking through the Dutch Dunes

One of the reasons I moved from Amsterdam to Haarlem was to enjoy the nature more, vicinity of the sea and a Zuid-Kennemerland National Park. So, when the last weekend, weather forecast showed a beautiful sunny day, we decided to take our bicycles and cycle from Haarlem to IJmuiden. And we chose longer but more beautiful way, through the Zuid-Kennemerland National Park. How to get there from Amsterdam? # – Zuid-Kennemerland National Park is easily accessible from Amsterdam. You should take a train to Haarlem (departs every 10 minutes) and it will take you some 15 minutes to get there.…

What I learned in my first year as a full time blogger and a freelancer

Hey guys, I have a blogiversary!!! A year ago (yes, indeed, on the 1st of April) I went to the Chamber of Commerce in Amsterdam and registered my own company – Culturetourist.com! I quit my job and felt like a true #girlboss! Except, I was terrified! And not only because I opened my company on the April’s Fools Day, but because I was afraid of that vast confusing freelance world I just entered. I never worked for myself. I never pitched for a job collaboration or sent an invoice to someone before. But, I felt like I had nothing to…

Blogiversary Giveaway!!!

They say time flies when you’re having a fun! Well, my first year of full time blogging and freelancing just whizzed to me! I’ll publish a blog post about all the good and bad things that happened to me on the way, tomorrow. Thank you!!!   But let’s be honest non of this could happened if I didn’t had all of you who were supporting my blog and what I do here. That’s why I wanted to say a huge THANK YOU to all you lovely people out there. And, well, is there a better way to celebrate it, then…

Modern Architecture in Paris

When thinking of Paris’ architecture some of the first things coming to our mind are usually Gothic Notre Dame Cathedral and St. Chapelle or Haussmann’s boulevards with the same historical buildings on them. But, what often slips our mind is the 20th century and its Modern architecture that pretty much shaped Paris as we know it today. I wanted to learn more about it, so during my last visit to Paris I joined the Modernist Architecture walking tour organised by Context Travel. Modernist Architecture in Paris’ 16th Arrondissement At the beginning of the 20th century Paris is becoming one of the…

The Ultimate Travel Guide: Amsterdam

After living in Amsterdam for the last three years I’ve get to know the city quite well. I’ve already found my favourite places, have been in the most of museums and found some secret spots, as well. So, I’ve finally decided it’s time to write something about one of my favourite cities. And here it is – everything you need to know in this Ultimate Travel Guide of Amsterdam with the best city has to offer. The Ultimate Travel Guide: Amsterdam Founded in the 12th century as a small village by the herring fisherman, Amsterdam experienced its Golden Age during the…