Magnolias in Köln - Jackie Diedam

Spring dreams in Köln!

March 26, 2017

That time of the year is here: blooming cherry trees, blooming magnolias, flowershops filled with Rannunculus and tulips. I love Spring! I’ve been quite lucky to be able to enjoy a bit of sunshine this last week, even if in between a lot of jobs. For me spring makes me...

Jackie Diedam - Colorful Days in Curitiba

Colorful days in Curitiba – An illustrated tour of my hometown

March 7, 2017

Whenever I say I’m from Brazil, people assume that either I came from Rio or São Paulo (the only cities that most people remember), or that I’m lying, because I’m as pale as a white sheet of paper. Brazil is a huge (HUUUUUUUUUGE) country and its people have really...

jackie diedam - museum tips

Tips for sketching in Museums

October 23, 2016

In times when it’s easier to take a quick snap and get to the next room but I find that taking time to actually sketch pieces you like in museums is much more rewarding. I’ve received some questions about how to keep a good journal/sketchbook while traveling, so here...

charllotenburg berlin - jackie diedam

Charlottenburg, Berlin

October 18, 2016

  Charlottenburg is by far my favourite place in Berlin. It’s a beautiful neighbourhood, with calm streets, lots of restaurants and cafes, old and well groomed buildings, a lovely lake, and a castle. I’m not a person who likes crowds, a bit of an old soul, and I find...

Museum hopping in Berlin

October 9, 2016

I’ve been to Berlin several times in the last 5 years, even had a internship during a winter in a communication company, but I had never been to the Museum Island. I used to catch a train that would pass right in front of it and it always made...