Until october 15th you can acquaint yourself with the art of Spanish artist Manolo Valdes. Admire the women of Manolo Valdes in Singapore Ten of his XXXL sculptures, busts of women, are now on display along Orchard Road. It’s free, so why not take a leisurely walk along this road? About the artist Manolo Valdes […]
Ever heard of Boudoir Photography? Until a year ago I hadn’t. What is a boudoir photoshoot and why should you do one What is a boudoir photoshoot? Boudoir photography usually refers to a photoshoot that leads to sophisticated, erotic pictures. Definitely not talking about pornography or full nudity here. The focus is on creating suggestive, […]
I’m squeezing this post in, in between my Vietnam series, because this week is your last chance to catch the fabulous exhibition Nyonya Needlework at the Peranakan Museum Singapore. Peranakan Museum Singapore The Peranakan Museum is a delightful museum, which I visit about once per year. The building is beautiful outside and inside and the […]
Outsider Art Museum Amsterdam Remember my post about Het Dolhuys – museum of the mind- in Haarlem? Well, Outsider Art Museum Amsterdam is a new museum in Amsterdam and it originates from a collaboration between the Dolhuys, The Hermitage and organisation Cordaan. They currently have an exhibition going on about outsider art in China. Ofcourse I had […]
Zwolle has some interesting museums. Unfortunately they were ‘in between’ exhibits at the time I visited Zwolle, so I did not have a chance to check them out. That doesn’t mean I can’t tell you all you need to know though! Museums in Zwolle Museum De Fundatie Zwolle’s most famous and interesting museum is Museum […]
Dogs in Tokyo tend to be as stylish as their owners. Cats find homes with the homeless of Tokyo.
What is Strijp-R in Eindhoven Strijp-S is a well-known hipster-haven in one of Eindhoven’s former factory neighborhoods. Strijp-R, the name of the neighboring area, is less known, but everybody knows it’s main attraction: the huge terrain of Piet Hein Eek, one of Holland’s most famous designers. I knew of him and of his work […]
About 14 years ago, I met my friend Jessica through tango. She gave tango-lessons in my hometown and we became friends. Jessica is a special lady with lots of talents. She is one of the best tango teachers I know, she’s a great chef, gardener and an artist. Ofcourse she’s a cool, sweet woman too, otherwise we […]
Christmas always comes early in Singapore. What does Christmas look like in tropical Singapore and where and when are the best Christmas decorations and celebrations this year? Let me show you. Christmas light up ceremony Last weekend -mid november!- was the official Christmas Light Up ceremony at Shaw House Urban Plaza. My plan was […]
Hinduism plays a big role in Balinese culture and traditions. So does animism. Despite all modernizations on Bali, ancient traditions are still omnipresent in daily life, everywhere on the island. Traditional Bali still exists.