Cheese in Alkmaar

If you would ask my friends and family what my favourite food is, there’s a good chance that cheese is the answer (that or tomato soup). For as long as I can remember, I’ve loved cheese. Of course, my country is famous for this product so I kind of have to like it, though I […]

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Utrecht guide for ordinary travelers

Wanderlust Wonderland brings you: a travel guide for ordinary travelers, with must-sees, tips and tricks and the most delicious food, for ordinary travelers, like you and me. My favourite city in the Netherlands is Utrecht. It’s a charming city that feels very homey. It has all the highlights Amsterdam has, but it is less crowded […]

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Utrecht for Bookworms

For the ones of you who have been following this blog, you already know that I’m a huge bookworm and that my favourite city in the Netherlands is Utrecht. What better way to combine the two of them, than by visiting the best local bookstore and the library? Both have just relocated to amazing venues, […]

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Florence Guide for the Ordinary Traveler

Wanderlust Wonderland brings you: a travel guide for ordinary travelers, with must-sees, tips and tricks and the most delicious food, for ordinary travelers, like you and me. I fell in love with Florence the first second I layed eyes on the city. There’s just something magical about it. The gorgeous architecture, the amazing food, the […]

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The beauty of the Boboli Gardens

I am so happy we bought tickets to the Boboli gardens when we arrived at Pitti palace and discovered that our tickets didn’t cover the gardens. The Pitti Palace was a bit of a bummer, but the Boboli gardens were quite the opposite. Blooming flowers, gorgeous trees, statues and fountains. We found a quiet place […]

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Pitti Palace or Pity Palace?

Our last day in Florence was a short one. We had to leave the city and take a train to Pisa, for our flight departed from there. But, as we hadn’t really done much on the day before and we wanted to visit at least one other museum, we decided to spend the morning in […]

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Save the Medici!

We didn’t have a lot of time to plan our trips, so we only wrote down a few things we wanted to do in each city. By our third day, we had already done all the things we wanted to in Florence: We had eaten gelato, pasta and pizza, we had marveled at the Duomo, […]

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Time for art: The Uffizi Gallery

We had started our second day in Florence with a sunny walk towards the Piazzale Michelangelo. It had been a lovely morning already and the day would even get better with our plans for the afternoon: a visit to the Galleria degli Uffizi!

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A Sunny walk towards Piazzale Michelangelo

Our first day in Florence had been lovely. We had seen the Duomo, the Ponte Vecchio and Il Porcelino. For our second day, we had bought afternoon tickets for the Uffizi, for it would be too hot in the city to be outside. For the morning, we decided to cross the Arno and walk towards […]

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