Finding a Midwife practice in Amsterdam

It was a highly exciting time for me and my husband when I became pregnant in 2017. Like any new experience, there was a whole host of things to think about and plan. Coming from the U.K, my experience was limited to that of my close friends who had experienced giving birth under the NHS….

Spirit Restaurant Amsterdam Oost

In Amsterdam Oost you will find a chilled out restaurant with an interesting organic concept for lovers of good healthy vegetarian food. Spirit is a buffet styled restaurant, where you can choose from a wide variety of over fifty different breakfast, lunch or dinner dishes, juices and patisseries. Next to each dish is a card which…

Eerlijk Amsterdam

If you are looking to find a place in Amsterdam where healthy food and sustainability are combined, then I would recommend Eerlijk Amsterdam in Amsterdam Oost. They pay careful attention to their ingredients, for example, their bread is freshly made and is free of unnecessary artificial flavours or modifiers. When it comes to sourcing their products their…

After years of searching, I finally found my yoga teacher

I have been practising yoga for the past 15 years. I distinctly remember my first yoga class at University; the awkwardness of arranging my body into new positions, learning how to breathe, and my dear friend Ben snoring deeply as he lay exhausted on the yoga mat. A teacher takes a hand, opens a mind, and…

Oosterpark East Amsterdam

The Oosterpark is a large city park located in Amsterdam Oost. This open green space is filled with ponds and streams, a wading pool for children and plenty of walking paths. Considered Amsterdam’s most multicultural park, it draws a diverse local crowd and hosts a variety of festivals throughout the summer. There is also a…