Making positive waves since '93

sharing Food, Travel and Lifestyle

Hello I am Marijke welcome to my blog

Hi, my name is Marijke. Welcome to Marijke Makes Waves. I love writing and content, therefore I started this blog. I grew up close to the beach and it is my safe space. I hope my blog will be one for you too 🙂


barca views

A city trip is great for short getaways. If you are an active person you can easily rent a bike to discover your city. If you are like me and more about food and chilling: you get a public transport card. I picked 3 cities, two that are really unique and one that is an all-time classic.

best brunch spots in the hague

In this blog, I’m sharing my favorite brunch spots in The Hague with you. Mimosa’s, bacon, scrambled eggs, and coffee are all you need!

book 5

During the pandemic, I discovered that I felt stuck. I realized I did a lot on autopilot. With these inspiring books, I started working on myself.

change in skin

My skin is glowing, but this was not always the case. When puberty knocked on my doorstep, my acne journey started…

Skyline The Hague

I love food: cooking for friends and family is great, but going out for dinner or lunch is my favorite thing to do. In this blog I share my favorite restaurants in The Hague.

how to unwind

Now I work more from home, the balance is more difficult to find for me. In this article, I share my favorite things to help me unwind.

Marijke Makes Waves

When the pandemic / Covid-19 is over, these are the places to go to. Ofcourse travel will change, but some places remain on my bucketlist. What are the places you are dreaming about to visit after the pandemic? 

how to start with running

Now the gyms are closed and most of us are working from home you see more people walking and running. I also started running. I really hated it, but I really start to enjoy it more. Let me tell you exactly what I did and how I eventually started.