A couple of years back I had some time to kill and picked a random film on show at Filmhuis in The Hague. It was called Drive and I had no clue what to expect. I knew it starred Ryan Gosling, an actor I did not care much for at the time, but was nevertheless … Continue reading How to divide a film audience: meet Nicolas Winding Refn
While I am planning my upcoming summer trip, memories of my last holidays are coming back. It would have probably never crossed my mind to go to Albania one day, and I was still uncertain about my choice before getting into the plane. My relatives were also surprised, and my family somehow concerned. But it … Continue reading Albania, Europe’s next top destination?
We are living difficult times. Europe, the continent where I live, is witnessing a summer of change, at a very fast pace. Some 17 million British people voted to get out of the EU. It will take years but Brexit means Brexit, says the newly appointed Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Theresa May. France … Continue reading 2016 – The Summer of Change
There is a lot of literature written about the St James’ path in Spain. Articles, travel guides, novels and even some movies have been filmed about this experience. There is an album by The Black Keys with this title, which unfortunately was not inspired by this path, but a car model. I somehow still like … Continue reading El Camino
After my first time visiting Rotterdam, I found it difficult to describe my experience and how I felt about the city. The right word might be “intriguing”. This non Dutch-style and architecturally varied city is so particular, it seems like everything is possible there. It also bears witness to a rich cultural history, as the … Continue reading Food paradise at the Rotterdam Markthal