Coco Dee Wanderlust https://www.cocodeewanderlust.com Travel & Adventure Lifestyle Thu, 11 Jun 2020 13:15:19 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.4.2 https://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/cropped-@DutchWanderlust-1-120x120.jpg Coco Dee Wanderlust https://www.cocodeewanderlust.com 32 32 Favourite hotspots in Bulgaria: Breakfast in Sofia https://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/europe/bulgaria/favourite-hotspots-in-bulgaria-breakfast-in-sofia/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=favourite-hotspots-in-bulgaria-breakfast-in-sofia https://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/europe/bulgaria/favourite-hotspots-in-bulgaria-breakfast-in-sofia/#respond Thu, 11 Jun 2020 13:12:03 +0000 http://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/?p=2133 Having breakfast in Sofia is a delight. Even though Bulgaria doesn’t have an extensive breakfast culture. Usually, locals grab breakfast at home or have it on the go. When visiting another city, I usually eat out instead of making breakfast “at home”. I never make a reservation with ‘breakfast included’. I rather go out to […]

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Why foodies should visit the Dordogne in France https://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/food-guides/why-foodies-should-visit-the-dordogne-in-france/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=why-foodies-should-visit-the-dordogne-in-france https://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/food-guides/why-foodies-should-visit-the-dordogne-in-france/#respond Tue, 09 Jun 2020 11:47:12 +0000 https://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/?p=3240 Visiting the Dordogne in France should be on everyone’s list. When it comes to food, France is one of my favourite countries in Europe. The Dordogne has so many delicious goods, like the croissants, macarons, cheese and wine. Every region in France is famous for its own speciality. Here’s why you should visit the Dordogne: […]

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Adventure bucket list of Coco Dee ~ part 2 https://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/adventure-lifestyle/adventure-bucket-list-of-coco-dee-part-2/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=adventure-bucket-list-of-coco-dee-part-2 https://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/adventure-lifestyle/adventure-bucket-list-of-coco-dee-part-2/#respond Thu, 04 Jun 2020 13:54:08 +0000 http://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/?p=3052 Earlier I wrote about my adventure bucket list. A list of awesome things I still want to do. From backpacking to seeing the Big Five. There are so many beautiful things to do and see in the world. I don’t think I will ever cross everything from my list. But I’m sure going to try! […]

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My favourite hotspots in Amsterdam https://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/europe/netherlands/my-favourite-hotspots-in-amsterdam/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=my-favourite-hotspots-in-amsterdam https://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/europe/netherlands/my-favourite-hotspots-in-amsterdam/#respond Tue, 02 Jun 2020 10:29:00 +0000 https://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/?p=3199 Hotspots in Amsterdam aren’t hard to find, even if you’re not from here. I’ve put together a small list with favourite restaurants and shops in Amsterdam. Hotspots in Amsterdam: My favourites hangouts There are lot of cool restaurants, bars and other hangouts. The ones below are always mentioned at least once when I meet up […]

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Tramkade in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands https://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/europe/netherlands/tramkade-in-s-hertogenbosch-the-netherlands/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=tramkade-in-s-hertogenbosch-the-netherlands https://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/europe/netherlands/tramkade-in-s-hertogenbosch-the-netherlands/#respond Thu, 28 May 2020 10:22:00 +0000 http://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/?p=3126 Tramkade in ‘s-Hertogenbosch is a former industrial area turned into a creative hub. The old warehouses next to the train tracks are now restaurants, workspaces, a brewery and more. Dutch city ‘s-Hertogenbosch ‘s-Hertogenbosch is a small city in the south of the Netherlands. It has adorable cobblestone streets and beautiful areas to wander around. The […]

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The Netherlands: Local city guide Utrecht https://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/city-guides/the-netherlands-local-city-guide-utrecht/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=the-netherlands-local-city-guide-utrecht https://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/city-guides/the-netherlands-local-city-guide-utrecht/#respond Tue, 26 May 2020 11:03:00 +0000 http://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/?p=2242 The local city guide Utrecht is for those who want to explore more of the Netherlands than just Amsterdam. Utrecht is only 30 minutes away and it a bustling city where you can easily spend a weekend. Some call this city mini-Amsterdam, but I don’t think it gives Utrecht the credits it deserves. Why don’t […]

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6 Useful travel apps for your next adventure https://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/lifestyle-essentials/useful-travel-apps-for-your-next-adventure/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=useful-travel-apps-for-your-next-adventure https://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/lifestyle-essentials/useful-travel-apps-for-your-next-adventure/#respond Thu, 21 May 2020 11:04:00 +0000 http://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/?p=2860 When I’m abroad I cannot go without a few useful travel apps. In the last years, I’ve had so many of them on my phone. Some turned out to be really cool and useful. Here are 6 of my most useful travel apps: Polarsteps – Track your journey I think this is one of the […]

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How to behave when travelling to the Netherlands https://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/europe/netherlands/how-to-behave-when-travelling-to-the-netherlands/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=how-to-behave-when-travelling-to-the-netherlands https://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/europe/netherlands/how-to-behave-when-travelling-to-the-netherlands/#respond Tue, 19 May 2020 10:57:00 +0000 http://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/?p=768 I’ll admit it straight away, we are a funny little country. With some weird habits. But we love our weird habits. Do you want to know how to behave when travelling to the Netherlands? Make sure you know a few of our do’s and don’ts. You’ll make us proud! Get tickets for the 5D Ultimate […]

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9 bucket list things to do in Europe https://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/europe/9-bucket-list-things-to-do-in-europe/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=9-bucket-list-things-to-do-in-europe https://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/europe/9-bucket-list-things-to-do-in-europe/#respond Thu, 14 May 2020 16:36:00 +0000 http://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/?p=3066 There are so many exciting things to do in Europe. This continent is super versatile with its 51 independent states. 26 countries are part of the Schengen area which means you can move freely across borders. In addition, it’s often cheap to get from one country to another. I once bought a return flight from […]

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Adventure bucket list of Coco Dee ~ part 1 https://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/coco-dee-lifestyle/adventure-bucket-list-of-coco-dee-part-1/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=adventure-bucket-list-of-coco-dee-part-1 https://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/coco-dee-lifestyle/adventure-bucket-list-of-coco-dee-part-1/#respond Tue, 12 May 2020 10:35:00 +0000 http://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/?p=3045 The adventure bucket list of Coco Dee is an ever-changing long list of awesome things I want to do and see. This list keeps on growing and it seems like a neverending story. But there are so many awesome things to see and do in the world! This adventure bucket list is super random and […]

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Food hotspots in Utrecht – The Netherlands https://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/food-guides/food-hotspots-in-utrecht-the-netherlands/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=food-hotspots-in-utrecht-the-netherlands https://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/food-guides/food-hotspots-in-utrecht-the-netherlands/#respond Thu, 07 May 2020 11:56:00 +0000 http://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/?p=2246 There are amazing food hotspots in Utrecht that just pop with their vibrant energy, colourful dishes and trendy interiors. It’s impossible to list all my favourites in one blog post, but in this one, I give you 5 of them! The Netherlands: Travel guide of a local Mr. Black and The White Ox Mr. Black […]

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The Netherlands: City guide ‘s-Hertogenbosch https://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/europe/the-netherlands-city-guide-s-hertogenbosch/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=the-netherlands-city-guide-s-hertogenbosch https://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/europe/the-netherlands-city-guide-s-hertogenbosch/#respond Tue, 05 May 2020 10:47:00 +0000 http://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/?p=3102 This city guide ‘s-Hertogenbosch is written for everyone who wants to see a different place than the usual Amsterdam and Rotterdam. The last decade I’ve spent more years abroad than in the Netherlands. But once I got back and hosted friends here, I came to appreciate what was right under my nose. Local city guide […]

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11 Tips for a weekend in the Netherlands https://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/europe/netherlands/11-tips-for-a-weekend-in-the-netherlands/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=11-tips-for-a-weekend-in-the-netherlands https://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/europe/netherlands/11-tips-for-a-weekend-in-the-netherlands/#respond Thu, 30 Apr 2020 12:38:00 +0000 http://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/?p=2673 A weekend in the Netherlands can be a true joy. I have so much fun discovering this country. So I made a list with 11 tips for a weekend in the Netherlands. For those who have a spare weekend and who want to explore more than just Amsterdam. And a kind reminder to myself, to […]

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Typical things to do in the Netherlands https://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/europe/netherlands/typical-things-to-do-in-the-netherlands/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=typical-things-to-do-in-the-netherlands https://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/europe/netherlands/typical-things-to-do-in-the-netherlands/#respond Tue, 28 Apr 2020 13:10:00 +0000 http://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/?p=2638 When you think of typical things to do in the Netherlands, you think of seeing tulip fields? Eating cheese? Windmills? Weed? Maybe cruising the Amsterdam canals? Most travellers don’t get any further than Amsterdam, or maybe Rotterdam. Such a shame, because the Netherlands has so many fun and other typical things to offer! Wadden Islands […]

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Wadden Islands of the Netherlands: Local guide https://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/europe/netherlands/wadden-islands-of-the-netherlands-local-guide/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=wadden-islands-of-the-netherlands-local-guide https://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/europe/netherlands/wadden-islands-of-the-netherlands-local-guide/#comments Thu, 23 Apr 2020 08:50:00 +0000 http://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/?p=2777 The Wadden Islands of the Netherlands are my favourite places to go in my own country. Imagine the fresh seafood, beaches, surfing and spotting seals. I can’t wait to go back! Every island is a bit different, but they’re all amazing and laidback. Wadden Islands of the Netherlands In the North Sea in the far […]

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The Netherlands: 6 Reasons to visit ‘s-Hertogenbosch https://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/europe/netherlands/the-netherlands-visit-s-hertogenbosch/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=the-netherlands-visit-s-hertogenbosch https://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/europe/netherlands/the-netherlands-visit-s-hertogenbosch/#comments Tue, 21 Apr 2020 10:51:00 +0000 http://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/?p=892 When exploring the Netherlands, make sure to visit ‘s-Hertogenbosch. This picturesque city in the south looks like it’s featuring a fairytale. The city centre has crooked houses and cobblestone streets. Fair enough, I’m biased because I have an apartment here. But if I hadn’t I would still love to visit ‘s-Hertogenbosch just for the food, […]

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Unique places to visit in the Netherlands https://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/europe/netherlands/unique-places-to-visit-in-the-netherlands/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=unique-places-to-visit-in-the-netherlands https://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/europe/netherlands/unique-places-to-visit-in-the-netherlands/#respond Thu, 16 Apr 2020 12:21:00 +0000 http://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/?p=2334 There are some unique places to visit in the Netherlands, besides the usual Amsterdam and Rotterdam. The Netherlands has so much more fun things to offer. For a small country like ours, we have many different sights to explore, from rural areas to pretty beaches and the Dutch islands. Unique sights in the Netherlands Get […]

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Unique accommodations in the Netherlands https://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/europe/netherlands/unique-accommodations-in-the-netherlands/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=unique-accommodations-in-the-netherlands https://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/europe/netherlands/unique-accommodations-in-the-netherlands/#respond Wed, 15 Apr 2020 12:11:00 +0000 http://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/?p=2561 In this blog, you will find some of the most unique accommodations in the Netherlands. Why don’t you make your stay in the Netherlands interesting by sleeping high up in a crane, or on the water, in a train or aeroplane, or even stay in a wine barrel? Now I’ve got your attention, huh? Unique […]

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Rotterdam: Best hotels to stay in the city centre https://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/europe/netherlands/rotterdam-best-hotels-to-stay-in-the-city-centre/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rotterdam-best-hotels-to-stay-in-the-city-centre https://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/europe/netherlands/rotterdam-best-hotels-to-stay-in-the-city-centre/#comments Sun, 12 Apr 2020 10:07:43 +0000 http://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/?p=2665 The best hotels to stay in the city centre of Rotterdam are not only well-located but also very modern and fun to stay! Rotterdam has an eye for modern design and you can see this in the hotel interiors. How to find the best hotels in the city centre of Rotterdam One of the advantages […]

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Hostels in Rotterdam: Save money on your trip https://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/europe/netherlands/hostels-in-rotterdam-save-money-on-your-trip/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=hostels-in-rotterdam-save-money-on-your-trip https://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/europe/netherlands/hostels-in-rotterdam-save-money-on-your-trip/#comments Thu, 09 Apr 2020 08:21:00 +0000 http://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/?p=2682 The hostels in Rotterdam are some of the most fun in the Netherlands! They are cheeky, colourful and super engaging with their guests. Most of them are Instagram worthy with their beautiful murals or funny quotes. Hostels in Rotterdam are an excellent cheap alternative for hotels. Hostels in Rotterdam: For the traveller who wants to […]

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Tips & tricks for finding the right hostel https://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/sleep/tips-tricks-finding-the-right-hostel/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=tips-tricks-finding-the-right-hostel https://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/sleep/tips-tricks-finding-the-right-hostel/#comments Thu, 02 Apr 2020 11:25:00 +0000 http://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/?p=2714 Finding the right hostel can be a hassle as there are so many of them, and every year more will open. In the 15 years of travelling (and working as a travel consultant) I’ve collected a few tips and tricks for finding the right hostel. Are you not sure if you are the type of […]

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5 reasons why it’s fun to stay in a hostel https://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/sleep/5-reasons-stay-in-a-hostel/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=5-reasons-stay-in-a-hostel https://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/sleep/5-reasons-stay-in-a-hostel/#comments Tue, 31 Mar 2020 14:31:18 +0000 http://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/?p=2685 To me, there are so many reasons why you should stay in a hostel while travelling. If you want to travel on a budget, you might want to consider staying in one. I’ve noticed that hostels still have a bad image amongst many travellers. All I can say is that this image is very outdated. […]

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Top travel trends in 2020 https://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/adventure-lifestyle/top-travel-trends-2020/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=top-travel-trends-2020 https://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/adventure-lifestyle/top-travel-trends-2020/#respond Fri, 06 Mar 2020 12:39:24 +0000 http://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/?p=2351 Leading names in the travel industry, like Lonely Planet, Condé Nast Traveller and Booking.com, have released their research on top travel trends in 2020. Also, travel influencers and changing regulations of countries and airlines are a part of the shifting travel industry. So what does all this mean in 2020? Travel trends in 2020 Some […]

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Bucket list: 8 Festivals in Europe https://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/coco-dee-lifestyle/bucketlist-8-festivals-in-europe/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=bucketlist-8-festivals-in-europe https://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/coco-dee-lifestyle/bucketlist-8-festivals-in-europe/#respond Thu, 05 Mar 2020 10:20:00 +0000 http://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/?p=760 Winter is almost over and that means it’s time for the festivals in Europe! I’m a huge fan of music festivals and I would love to cross them all from my bucket list. It has something to do with the relaxed vibe, different styles of music and sharing these days with friends. 8 Awesome festivals […]

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The countryside of the Netherlands: Offbeat places https://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/europe/netherlands/countryside-of-the-netherlands-offbeat-places/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=countryside-of-the-netherlands-offbeat-places https://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/europe/netherlands/countryside-of-the-netherlands-offbeat-places/#comments Wed, 12 Feb 2020 21:55:27 +0000 http://www.cocodeewanderlust.com/?p=2426 I came to appreciate the countryside of the Netherlands more and more the last few years. Actually, since I came back to the Netherlands 3 years ago. During those 3 years, I was bound to home due to my new corporate job. I really needed to get used to not being able to travel so […]

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