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Tom Lensink

Tom is a historian, teacher, and group and public guide with a big passion for the history of Utrecht. Besides conducting historical research and guiding the public during discovery trips at Dom Under, he is also a blogger for Explore Utrecht, involved in Scouting as a mentor, and an avid runner. In his free time, he loves to grab a drink in one of the many cafés around Neude, and he enjoys looking for peace and quiet in one of the many squares and parks in and around the city.

mini Tour – Explore God’s Chambers

Stadswandeling Godskameren Explore Utrecht-5

Welcome to the new series of Explore Utrecht mini tours! This year again, we’re bringing you on a discovery trip of our city through picture and word. Can you also follow the #exploreutrecht mini tours this year? Then follows us on Facebook en Instagram for more information on starting locations and theme topics. God’s Chambers The word ‘God’s chambers’ (rooms) can be found …

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Mini Tour: The Seven Alleys

De Zeven Steegjes Tour Explore Utrecht-6

Welcome to the new series of Explore Utrecht mini tours! This year again, we’re bringing you on a discovery trip of our city through picture and word. Can you also follow the #exploreutrecht mini tours this year? Then follows us on Facebook en Instagram for more information on starting locations and theme topics. The Seven Alleys ‘… the Sterrenwijk, the Houtplein and the …

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Mini Tour Quint Ondaatje

Tour Ondaantje Explore Utrecht

Welcome to the new series of Explore Utrecht mini tours! This year again, we’re bringing you on a discovery trip of our city through picture and word. Can you also follow the #exploreutrecht mini tours this year? Then follows us on Facebook en Instagram for more information on starting locations and theme topics.  Does the name Pieter Philip Jurriaan Quint Ondaatje (1758-1818) ring …

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Mini tour – tour of the old city centre

Neude Explore Utrecht

This week we are sharing our first walk of this new serie of the Utrecht mini tours! This week again, we’re bringing you on a discovery trip of our city through picture and word. Can you also follow the #exploreutrecht mini tours this year? Then follows us on Facebook en Instagram for more information on starting locations and theme topics.  This tour is …

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Mini Tour: Follow the Line through Utrecht!

Mini Tour De Lijn Explore Utrecht 1

Welcome to the Explore Utrecht Mini Tours! These six weeks I, together with photographers Daniel and Pierre, will take you on a visual and written journey through the city. We’ll discover places that we think are interesting and definitely worth spending a bit more time. Because this is our last Mini Tour, I wanted to end on a cross section …

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Mini tour -in the footsteps of Paus Adrianus

Paus Adrianus

Welcome to the Explore Utrecht Mini Tours! In the next six weeks, together with our photographer Daniel , I will take you in a discovery journey in our beloved city, through pictures and words. We will go to certain places, which we believe is interesting and deserves more appreciation. Pope Adrian VI (1459-1523) Pope Adrian VI (Adriaen Floriszoon Boeyens) was …

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Mini Tour: Romanesque Architectural Style in Utrecht

Explore Utrecht Romaanse Route 7

Welcome to the Explore Utrecht Mini Tours! In the next six weeks, together with our photographers Daniel and Pierre, I will take you in a discovery journey in our beloved city, through pictures and words. We will go to certain places, which we believe is interesting and deserves more appreciation. Romanesque Architectural Style in Utrecht “Romanesque? You meant Roman?” you …

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Mini Tour: The story of Trijn van Leemput

Explore Utrecht Trijn van Leemput 3

Welcome to the Mini Tours of Explore Utrecht! In the next six weeks, together with photographer Pierre Banrooi (Instagram), I  will take you along in a discovery tour in the city, through pictures and words. We are going to bring you to certain places, which we feel is worth exploring. Trijn van Leemput (1530-1607) The folklore of Katrijn (Trijn) van …

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Discover Utrecht’s hidden gem: Bruntskameren

explore Utrecht Tour 2 bruntskameren-houses-1

Welcome to the Mini Tours of Explore Utrecht! In the next six weeks, our photographer Pierre Banoori (Instagram) and I will take you along in a discovery tour in our city, through a series of pictures and articles. So grab your phone, open up this article and walk along with us! In this second mini tour, we visited one of …

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Explore Utrecht Mini Tour – Lets discover the Twijnstraat

Mini Tour Twijnstraat Explore Utrecht 2

Welcome to the Mini Tours of Explore Utrecht! In the next six weeks, our photographers Daniel, Pierre and I will take you along in a discovery tour in our city, through a series of pictures and articles. So grab your phone, open up this article and walk along with us! Twijnstraat (aan de Werf) In this first mini tour, we …

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