Quaint city getaway at Bilderberg Grand Hotel Wientjes Zwolle – Holland

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For your next trip to Holland a visit to the north east of my wonderful country and the historical city Zwolle is definitely a unique and quaint city visit you won’t forget. As many cities in Europe it has a … Continue reading

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8 Must do’s in and around Newcastle Gateshead – UK

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When I used to think of the British city Newcastle mostly soccer and rainy weather came to mind, but how wrong was I about this buzzing European city in the north east of England, near Scotland! After my latest city … Continue reading

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9 Top tips for Instagram growth, engagement & brand collaborations

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As you might know by now I am a fulltime social media manager and travel blogger and started my Instagram account @AuthenticChica together with several other social media platforms and this travel website 17 months ago. I started off with … Continue reading

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Chic Travel Bags Today

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Who says looking good while you travel is hard to achieve? From backpacks to suitcases to duffel bags, take a look at my list of some of the trendiest, yet highly functional pieces of luggage you can take with you … Continue reading

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Quaint cities of Western Norway – Bergen & Stavanger

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As you could have read in my previous blog Beauty of Western Norway a few weeks ago I explored a part of the Western fjords with Visit Norway and Fjord Norway from Bergen to Stavanger by boat, train and through several city trips. During this trip … Continue reading

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Culinary beach weekend at Bilderberg Hotel Scheveningen – Holland

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Many people don’t know that the country I live in and which I love, called the Netherlands, aka Holland has, besides the popular capital Amsterdam, many beaches as well. Did you know that the whole west coast of Holland is facing the North … Continue reading

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Beauty of Western Norway – fjords, boats, trains and waterfalls

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Wild nature, impressive viewpoints, glaciers, sailing through fjords, hiking in verdant and lush forestry nature areas, all images that came to mind when I used to think about Norway, one of the most diverse and beautiful countries of Northern Europe. … Continue reading

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Instagram tips for organic growth part 2

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Instagram is all about inspiration, connection and real engagement and that’s exactly why I started my account, and love social media. You can read more about this in my earlier posts The Positive Power of Instagram and Instagram do’s and … Continue reading

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Authentic nature getaway at Bilderberg hotels Veluwe in Holland

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Do you know those unique accommodations surrounded by nature, almost hidden from the rest of the world, where you are immersed by tranquility, comfort and authenticity? The Bilderberg hotels on the Dutch Veluwe will definitely do that for you. I … Continue reading

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Beauty of east Holland – Top Veluwe things to do

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Shall I tell you about one of Holland’s best kept secrets, one of the most beautiful nature areas of the Netherlands which is still very pure and quite undiscovered? Although my country is only a small part of Europe it … Continue reading

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Instagram do’s and don’ts for organic growth part 1

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This is not a post about quick fix growth hacks for Instagram without putting in too much effort, this is all about real engagement and organic growth! There are several agencies, apps and websites that can help you grow your account either … Continue reading

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Authentic French Riviera luxury stay at Le Mas Candille Hotel

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For our final stay in the Cote d’Azur, also known as the French Riviera, we had a true authentic luxury experience at a beautiful 5 star hotel in Mougins to close off our European trip in style! To read all … Continue reading

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Beauty of the Cote d’Azur – Top 10 French Riviera places

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In my previous hotel review post I already talked about the beauty and authenticity of Saint-Tropez including a few pictures. Here I already experienced some of the charm of the French Riviera and the coastal towns of the south of France. … Continue reading

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