these pink hotspots worldwide need to be on your BUCKET LIST
Visited Sticky Fingers at the Amstelveenseweg? And Sketch in Londen? Than you probably love sweet pink interiors just as much as we do! And there are a few of them actually. From pink patisseries to Italian restaurants, hotels to concept stores, these are the 12 pink hotspots worldwide that you want to visit as soon as possible, trust us!
Ps: Before we forget it, this month it’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month worldwide, even though we should give it more attention very month of the year. Even now 1 on 7 women still gets breast cancer and that’s way too many… Don’t forget to order your bracelet!
12 x pink hotspots worldwide; always look on the pink side of life
Patisserie Nanan: Also in this patisserie both the interior and the menu are so sweet! Just by looking at the menu you start to lick off your fingers, because here are the sweetest things waiting for you. Tip: Do not leave this hotspot without having an eclair ;-)
Kotlarska 32, 11-400 Wrocław, Polen – facebook.com/cukierniananan
Pietro Nolita: Are you in New York? You can’t en won’t miss Pietro Nolita, because even the outside of this place screams its pink color. You can get delicious and healthy meals with an Italian twist, from brunch to dinner over here. Oh, don’t forget to order your pink cocktail!
174 Elizabeth St, New York – pietronolita.com
Sketch: This hotspot in London is a true understanding. You have undoubtedly already seen it on Instagram or have it on your bucket list to visit. Go for the English high tea at Sketch. Don’t just enjoy the sweet snacks, but also the flamingo pink interior!
9 Conduit St, Mayfair, London – sketch.london
Holy Matcha: Matcha makes you think of the bright green cup of Japanese tea, but Holy Matcha in San Diego goes for all the pink colors. Change your daily cup of coffee with a delicious cup of Japanese matcha tea. We love this design, pink and green happen to be a good match!
3118 University Ave, San Diego – holymatchasd.com
Room Mate Emir: Going on a city trip to Istanbul? Don’t forget to check in at the Room Mate Emir hotel. The lobby and reception of this hotel are gorgeous. The authentic stylish interior matches perfectly with the pink. Who doesn’t want to paint the entire living room pink after seeing this?
Kuloğlu Mh., Sadri Alışık Sk.33, İstanbul, Turkije – room-matehotels.com
Carthage Must Be Destroyed: Another nice spot in the trendy district Bushwick, New York. At Carthage Must Be Destroyed you can go for all day breakfast. The place is a bit hidden but the pink door can’t be missed! You even get your food here on a pink plate.
222 Bogart st, Bushwick, Brooklyn NY – carthagemustbedestroyed.com
Sticky fingers: One of our favorites just can be found in ‘our’ Amsterdam. The sweetness does not even come through the soft pink walls: but through the delicious menu of pies, cake and coconut macaroons. Those macaroons exactly describe why we are often to find there too ;-)
Amstelveenseweg 3, Amsterdam – stickyfingers.nl
Minette concept store: Do you recognize that feeling, walking into a store and really want to have it all? We have this with Minette concept store. A must-visit if you are near the city of Karlsruhe. Thank god, not all things are pink but the interior has a great subtle pink vibe.
Amalienstraße 39, Karlsruhe, Duitsland – minette-store.de
Kissa Tanto: Plunge down on one of the fancy pink bar stools, or crawl into each other in the cozy corner benches at Kissa Tanto. Not only a top venue for a regular dinner, definitely a great place to celebrate too! Order the Chan Chan cocktail to stay into the pink vibes.
263 E Pender St, Vancouver, Canada – kissatanto.com
Puff&Petals: This lounge is not your daily hangout spot. After visiting Puff & Petals you are already richer experience. There are always special and crazy things on the menu: very tasty. A little girly, but about the delicious food your boyfriend will not complain ;-)
Atlanta367 Edgewood Avenue, Atlanta – puffandpetals.net
Piazza duomo: Stop during your road trip in Italy in the town Alba. Dine in their cool pink restaurant and do not forget to order wine! That is their specialty. And after that you can stay the night in one of their (not pink) hotel rooms.
Piazza Risorgimento, 4, Alba, Italië – piazzaduomoalba.it
Werkwarenhuis: In this cultural hotspot in ‘s Hertogenbosch there are plenty things to do. On Friday and saturday nights you can go for dinner. While on other days you go for an exhibition or even dance and party. A delicious pink all-in-one place ;-)
Tramkade 24, ‘s-Hertogenbosch – werkwarenhuis.nl
So put all of these on your bucket list, enjoy!
THINGS TO DO:
⋙ Canal Cruise by day or in the evening
⋙ A bike tour through Amsterdam OR Rent a bike by yourself
⋙ The best view over Amsterdam from the A’DAM Lookout
⋙ Visit Artis Royal Zoo
⋙ Rijksmuseum with the Dutch masters
⋙ Van Gogh Museum, a staple in Amsterdam
⋙ Stedelijk Museum for modern art lovers
⋙ MOCO Museum for street art
⋙ Photography museum FOAM
⋙ Amsterdam Light Festival (during winter months)
⋙ Cruise like a local with your own boat (great with good weather!)
ONE OF A KIND:
⋙ Discover the Instagrammable experience WONDR
⋙ Red Light District tour
⋙ Get out of town and into the Dutch country side of Giethoorn
| TIP: Buy an I amsterdam City Card. Save money on entrance fees to museums and attractions, public transport and profit from discounts on everything from restaurants to concerts. You can also skip some lines to make the most of your time in Amsterdam! You can buy a card for 24 hours up to 120 hours. Check the prices here >>
Our favourite hotels:
AFFORDABLE // €
☾ Generator Hostel: the best poshtel of the city located in a park.
☾ The Student Hotel: budget proof in trendy East.
☾ Het Volkshotel: affordable and with a cool rooftop bar.
☾ CitizenM: all you need is that XL bed (location near Amstel is great).
☾ Motel One: budget design hotel with locations at
VERY VERY NICE // €€
☾ Hotel V: with two locations and a great restaurant, in the city center and East.
☾ Sir Adam: with the coolest view over Amsterdam.
☾ Sweets: a unique stay in former bridge houses.
☾ Park Plaza Vondelpark: located next to Vondelpark and beautifully renovated.
☾ Hotel Dwars: small scale around the corner of the trendy Utrechtsestraat.
☾ Pillows Anna van den Vondel: great hotel close to Vondelpark.
☾ Hotel Mercier: new hotel in the cosy and historic Jordaan district.
☾ INK Hotel: lifestyle hotel in the heart of the city.
☾ The Hoxton: favourite lifestyle hotel right on the canals.
☾ Morgan & Mees: boutique hotel in Amsterdam West.
☾ Conscious Hotel Westerpark: in a beautiful building at the industrial Westergas area.
☾ QO Amsterdam: eco design hotel with a great skybar.
TOP LUXURY // €€€
☾ Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam: if you have something to celebrate this is the one.
☾ Pulitzer Amsterdam: on the canals at the border of the Nine Streets and the Jordaan.
☾ L’Europe: this hotel has the best spa with a view in Amsterdam.
☾ Conservatorium Hotel: located in one of the most beautiful buildings in town.
☾ W Amsterdam: with great restaurants and a rooftop bar with swimming pool.
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I really hope you enjoy your time in Amsterdam! On my Instagram account @yourlbb you can find more recommendations and new hotspots in town.
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