I’m a regular bubble tea drinker, who has noticed that a lot of people don’t even know what bubble tea is.

Bubble tea is a tea-based drink that was invented in Taiwan, but it’s slowly becoming more popular elsewhere. Most bubble teas contain a fruit-flavored or milk-flavored base, syrup and tapioca pearls. Tapioca is a starch that’s extracted from the cassava root. The pearls are more commonly known as boba.… Read the rest

TBR jar

When we were younger, there was always someone to read us stories. Now that we’ve grown up, we are able to read them for ourselves. Some of us like to read so much that our book collection only keeps expanding.

Last year, my bookcase was so full that I had to buy a second one. However, I still want more books; even though I haven’t started reading many of the books that I already own.… Read the rest

Tea Lab

University students, who have to attend morning lectures, often tend to enter the lecture hall holding their phone in their right hand and their morning coffee in their left hand. Some of us really live on that stuff (thank you, Starbucks…). Similarly, when we go out, it’s usually for a cup of coffee. We tend to reserve tea for a relaxing evening. It’s quite logical though since tea contains less or no caffeine compared to coffee.… Read the rest

Rijksmuseum

In 2013, the renovated Rijksmuseum Amsterdam opened its doors to the public; and, I have to say, the place is humongous. We actually got lost at a certain point, but thank god for the floor plans.

The museum’s art collection that mostly consists of paintings and historical artifacts is breath taking. The new display of the museum’s showpiece De Nachtwacht (The Nightwatch) does not fail to impress either.… Read the rest

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