- Kees Voicedirector (47)
- Elisabet Designer (48)
- Julius Furniture crafstman (20)
- Lidewij College (15)
Greetings from Amsterdam : - )
Elisabet and I live here for about 12 years now. We are a family of 4. Our son Julius is 19 years old and daughter Lidewij is 14. We are both creative people and have our own companies. My wife is an interior/ fashion designer and artist, working at home and I have a sound studio (elsewhere), mainly doing short movies and commercials. Elisabet is originally danish and I was born in the south of Holland. We are interested in an equal exchange and will of course treat your home with the same respect as our own.
We felt very lucky to be able to stay in this beautiful historical home. The house had such a nice feeling about it and it was so close to everything! The house is elegant and spacious but also so gezellig at the same time. We thought it was such a treat to be able to walk down the street to the local deli for cheese and fresh bread and a bottle of wine every day. We had so much fun exploring the historical areas on foot, bicycle and train. Elisabet and Kees also gave us great travel advise for our onward journey to Sweden. Thanks to them we had a very nice taste of what it might be like to live the good life in Amsterdam. We are so grateful for the terrific exchange and it was a real pleasure getting to know you!
Our first homeexchange experience was absolutely amazing - sharing our home with Arnaz and her lovely family was the best start we could possible have. Their home in Bali is situated in the most fabulous setting - right between the authentic ricefields. From the enormous pool you can get a glimpse of an exotic river at the end of the garden. Everything you could possible wish for is within reach. The beach is only five minutes away - 'the place to be' for dedicated surfers and bon vivants. We were a bit anxious about having staff around but it turned out to be such a pleasant experience. Mad? and Ket?t were so kind, helpfull and friendly. Arnaz is a very well-experienced home-exchanger and unbeliveably kind in helping out on all matters! We learned so much from her about how to make people feel welcome and relaxed away from home. I must say the house-manual was so brilliant that I copied it to make one like it for our home when we came back. Thank you so much again? kind regards from all of us in Amsterdam.
Wonderful exchange. The house is absolutely beautiful. The decor is very personal and well done. Everything is comfortable and very good quality. The house is extremely well located in the center of the city and in addition, Kees and Elisabet left us a small notebook with their advice to go out to restaurants. It was ... perfect! Merveilleux echange. La maison est absoluement superbe. La d�coration est tr�s personnelle et r�ussie. Tout est confortable et de tr�s bonne qualit�. La maison est extremement bien plac�e en plein centre de la ville et en plus, Kees et Elisabet nous avait laiss� un petit cahier avec leurs conseils pour sortir et aller au restaurant. C'�tait... top !