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Yes, I am back! Just returned from my long and awesome adventure in Central America. I am so exited to reveal all stories of this fantastic holiday (you can check my instagram account @bagatyou for pictures) but that just have to wait a little longer..! Because Christmas is coming! There is no way around it...

Today I carry my bag and a box. Today is the day that I finish the first chapter of the memoirs of my career. Today was the last day working as a lawyer at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. As you can see, I walk away with a big smile on my face, being thankful for the great time I had here, the large possibilities that were offered and my colleagues...

Andjenie shows her elegant and trendy bag with a playful touch! Her fiance bought this bag as a present nearly a year ago at Vlieger & Vandam, a new generation luxury label from Amsterdam that brings art and fashion together with innovative craftsmanship and only uses the most luxurious leather qualities by Dutch and Italian tanneries. This handbag  is one of the statement designs of this brand and has a...

Since a few weeks, Simone knows it is true: once you get attached to that one particular bag, you will be absolutely lost without it. Simone's favorite container accompanied her from Haarlem to work each and every day. Until it broke! As Simone is also moving house, she couldn't easily grab another bag out of her collection. She therefore made a visit to the ZARA, the perfect store to find...

Grab your bag and go to Lion Noir (Amsterdam)! In summer this restaurant is highly recommended as you can have lunch & dine in the fabulous garden. But also in the colder and darker days, this place should not be skipped by anyone! As soon as you enter this place and have been welcomed by the manager, you will forget that you are in the middle of vibrant Amsterdam!...

Grab your bag and go to Toastable in Amsterdam! How do you feel this morning? Quite alright or are you trying to recover from your worst hangover ever?! However you may feel, I know the perfect place to go!! Toastable is a very cozy and relaxed spot on the Singel (Koningsplein) where you can enjoy very special toasted sandwiches. They serve tripled layered deluxe super toasties. If you can not...

Grab you bag and go to Old School (Amsterdam)! It is as if you are walking the stairs on the first day of your new school year when you are entering Old School - the restaurant located in a former school building. You are excited as you hear many voices and laughter, will be seated next to new people and hoping that your waiter will be nice! You turn around...

Grab your bag and go to Restaurant RED in Amsterdam! Steak or lobster or steak and lobster?! That is the choice you have to make when you visit Restaurant RED at the Keizersgracht in Amsterdam. And believe it or not, that choice is even harder than you would think. Restaurant RED is located in a beautiful canal house where you can enjoy your night in a truly Parisian atmosphere. I can...

Grab your bag and go to CoffeeConcepts (Amsterdam)! Some people do not only have the guts to pursuit their dreams but also have a feeling for it! Mix that with lots of coffee and the result is CoffeeConcepts. This is the place to be if you are in Amsterdam, located just next to the Vondelpark on the Jacob Obrechtstraat. This wonderful venue has just been opened by Tedje, Pelou and Fabienne....

It is as if you are entering a candy store when you walk into the shop of Smaak Amsterdam on the Berenstraat in Amsterdam. Beautifully colored leather bags are well-ordered set out on the long wall. Niels, the district manager of Smaak Amsterdam, welcomed me and happily told me the success story of this brand that was founded three years ago by André Grundmann. It all started with the...

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