Tuesday, June 26, 2012

I miss the spanish summer!

This was just a month ago in Córdoba, Spain! So warm that were you really wanted to be is in the nice cool shade!

 If there is one thing I really miss, its the warm summers and nice summer clothes you can wear! I still have some hope that the sun will appear to stay and temperatures will rise in Amsterdam!

Sunglasses: Ralph / T-shirt: Zadig & Voltaire / Bracelet: Links / Bag: LV / Pearl earrings (yes, I know, they are a very spanish thing!)

Monday, June 25, 2012

My current favorite nail polishes

Ok, I will confess it... I am a nail-polish-aholic!!!

I can't remember when I started having regular manis & pedicures! When I used to live in Madrid I had the best Brazilian manicuri ever!...(Elaine, I miss you!) But here in Amsterdam I haven't found a good place yet, so I am doing what I can by myself!

And when this Saturday I had a dilemma about which of my current favorite colors to use.... I went for all of them! :-)

Saturday, June 23, 2012

anything more typical in NL than Keukenhof??

Probably the MOST touristic place to visit in the Netherlands is the Keukenhof. So by definition, this is NOT an insider tip in the true sense, as you will bump into thousands of tourists and hear more languages than in the United Nations.....

Nevertheless, I thought it is something that deserves a post! The place is impressive, an enormous garden full of beautiful combinations of flowers and colors.....BUT it is impossible to enjoy as you will see touristics literally popping out between the flowers!

So my insider tip is, if you really want to go (only open March through end of May), make sure it is not on a weekend!!! More details in http://www.keukenhof.nl/en/

Wednesday, June 20, 2012


(hhmmmm...first post in the blog! How difficult!! Where to begin???)

Let´s start by introducing myself! I am a Spanish girl living in Amsterdam for over a year now.

How did I end here? Many have heard the story...it was the summer of 2008 in Pollensa, Mallorca where I was spending my summer holidays with one of my best friends. Through some common friends I met a very attractive, intelligent, tall, blonde dutch guy and though there was a spark, it wasn´t until much later that we actually started dating. To make the story short, I was living in Madrid, he was living in Geneva and we ended living together in Amsterdam!

Why the blog?? I am a blog lover. I find it very entertaining to follow all my fashion, beauty, decoration and lifestyle blogs. And what triggered my decision was a conversation I had this weekend with a dear old friend which can be summarized as: Blogging is the future, are you in or out??

Why Insider?? Because I think the best way to get to know about something (a city, fashion, cosmetics, etc..) is always via an insider, and I have decided to share all my insider knowledge (and not only from Amsterdam) and to share other insiders´ knowledge!