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So as promised here comes the post from our second day in Amsterdam… After another wonderful breakfast in the hotel we set off to visit the Stedelijk museum. The museum is the most meaningful for modern and contemporary art and design in the Netherlands. Luckily audio guides are offered for free which really helps when viewing the artworks. I don’t know about you, but I often find myself looking at an object in museum an trying to fathom what on earth the artist was thinking when he or she constructed it. Modern art especially can be quite strange at times and while of course art is meant for interpretation as much as truly understanding the artists motivation – I do feel that gaining a bit of context helps me better understand the message. For example, the string of lights shown in some of the pictures below are by an artist…

A few weeks ago, my boyfriend and I decided to take a spontaneous three-day trip to Amsterdam. We have a long-distance relationship which works out fine for the most part and we try to see each other every other weekend but sometimes it’s nice to get away to somewhere new and explore together. I have actually been to Amsterdam twice, but the last time I went was at 17 so it’s been a while and D has actually never been. From where he lives in Münster it is only a 2 1/2 hour drive so easily manageable (although I first had to take a four-hour train up to Münster…). We drove to our hotel on a Sunday and got to our hotel quite late so didn’t explore much that day. D found our hotel the “Student Hotel” which is located slightly outside the centre… however, it turned out to be…

Here is a bit of a picture-heavy post to celebrate this wonderful (and very late) summer… These pictures were taken on the way home to my parents after a night-out for a friends 30th… so feeling a bit delicate but this flowy Zara dress was perfect for the occasion (i.e. hangover brunch). Seeing as it’s a pretty simple dress it goes well with some more statement boots, which I got last year but are a big trend for this season. Kind of hoping for colder weather now… time to get out those jumpers and coats! Much love! Thanks to Dominik Emmert for the photos.

I thought I’d kick things off with a few updates of what I have been up to this summer. I have been really lucky to travel quite a bit the past few months. The first trip being to Denmark. My boyfriends’ parents bought an RV this year and we were allowed to borrow it for a week. We decided to drive up to Denmark as it is not far from Hamburg – where his parents live. It was the most relaxing trip so here are a few photos if you would like to see… Beautiful scenery in Hoyer, Denmark. Pretty cool beach which you could drive onto on the island of Röm. Exploring the picturesque village of Ribe. Low tide – Wattenmeer at Esbjerg. Sandy beaches, ice cream and watching surfers in Hvide Sande. Last evening – no makeup, a lot of freckles and sad to go home. Hope you…