Lisa Peters

Lisa is een freelance content marketing specialist met een gouden pen en een liefde voor Utrecht. Sinds ze in 2009 naar deze prachtige stad is verhuist, heeft ze elke steen omgekeerd en elk hoekje verkend. Een nieuw restaurant of een onontdekt boetiekje, ze zal het ontdekken en ervan genieten. Het enige dat ze stiekem nog mist in Utrecht is een karaoke bar. Ze woont in de buurt van de Amsterdamsestraatweg, waar ze nauwkeurig in de gaten houdt welke interessante nieuwe winkels of restaurants er verschijnen in deze up-and-coming buurt. Ze is dol op het ontdekken van verborgen pareltjes, nu is het tijd om ze te delen met jou!

4 x Vintage Interior Design shops

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These days your house is incomplete without a piece of furniture that is at least a few decades old, vintage is hip! Apart from the many thrift stores in Utrecht, there’s also a lot of small businesses that focus completely on offering the nicest secondhand furniture pieces. We’ve collected the nicest ones in this article! Vaen Vintage Design When entering …

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Oudegracht: The Board Games Boulevard

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Board games have a special kind of magic that can transfer you to a whole other world, so step into the Utrecht own portal to the dimension of board games: the Oudegracht! Alongside this historic canal there are four different board game stores, all offering their own experience and specializations.

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38x vegan food in Utrecht!

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Vegan and plant-based lifestyles have been growing in popularity, so Utrecht’s restaurant scene couldn’t stay behind! So, are you vegan, do you try to eat less animal products or are you just looking for a different place to eat in Utrecht? Check out our tips on how to eat the best and most delicious vegan food in Utrecht! Fully vegan …

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A week of restaurant deals in Utrecht

Studying is already expensive enough! About time to help out the students in Utrecht looking for a the best budget deals. Explore Utrecht put together a list of all these amazing deals, so you can get through your week budget friendly. And by the way these deals are not all only for students. We love a good deal!  Monday – …

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Insta-perfect nails by The Happy Toko

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It’s been a while ago since I first visited The Happy Toko! I barely did anything with my nails, but was immediately drawn by the colorful and cheerful nail art I saw on their Instagram and booked an appointment. Insta-perfect and homely: the look After receiving the address I arrived at Justine’s, the owner of The Happy Toko. I expected …

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Exploring Utrecht – discovering the Maliekwartier

One of the last areas to cover in our Exploring Utrecht series: the Maliekwartier! This lively are is on the east of the city centre. That’s why it feels completely different from the other areas. Will you join us while we discover the Maliekwartier? Explore The Nachtegaalstraat is the vein that runs through the middle of the Maliekwartier. All the …

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Exploring the Universiteitskwartier

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You might have already known that the city centre in Utrecht is divided into several quarters, but have you already heard of the Universiteitskwartier? Not too long ago, I wandered these streets on my way to class as a young student, but these days you don’t have to be a student to discover all the gems in this neighbourhood! Exploring …

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The best is in the West

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Utrecht can feel like a big village some time, but even in this ‘small’ city there’s so much diversity to be found. Every neighborhood offers a different spirit and atmosphere, one of them: Utrecht West! Lombok and Nieuw – Engeland offer so much to discover and enjoy. Would you like to explore these neighborhoods some time? Here’s my favorite hotspots …

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An okay stay at Stayokay Bunnik!

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On a sunny Saturday in April Lazar(my fiancé) and I hopped on our bikes for a romantic evening away. We were going to visit Stayokay in Bunnik! A beautiful old manor nestled between the Amelisweerd estates. You’ll find this imposing mansion surrounded by green and you’ll never expect to find a ‘youth hostel’ here. We were invited by Stayokay to …

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