The Curaçao Congierge is a travel blog about the secret, unmarked, beloved and stylish locations you should not miss when visiting Curaçao. Mostly known for its beaches, warm climate and colorful houses, this beautiful island has so much more to offer. Through this blog we want to show you the real Curaçao; the arts, architecture, the delicious food and many more. All those things you might miss when you stay on the beaten path. So let us surprise you and show you the hidden treasures of our favorite island.
Elodie Slagter (left) changed careers this Spring 2015 and now fully enjoys doing what she loves to do; making beautiful pictures, style interiors and looking out for the latest trends in fashion. She studied Marketing and Communication in Leiden, the Netherlands. When the sun is out she’s the first person to find on the beach, especially in the Summer. Elodie lives in Amsterdam together with her boyfriend with whom she makes road and camping trips with their friends and vintage caravan.
Eef Ouwehand (middle) is a freelance photographer and brand builder. She loves Instagram, good food and traveling, and tries to combine these passions as much as possible. She has created a few travel guides, postcards and calendars about Curaçao, published through Divas Publishing, of which she is a co-founder. Through other collaborations she recently created the fun vegetarian cookbook Veggie Kidz with its online platform with recipes and tips about healthy cooking and baking for your children. Additionally, Eef organizes readings and workshops about smartphone photography. Eef lives in Amsterdam together with Rob, their daughter Noor (3) and Rob’s daughter Maartje (11).
Kristel Slagter (right) is a Dutch corporate lawyer and entrepreneur in the financial services industry. She studied in Leiden, the Netherlands and San Francisco, U.S.A. Because of her passion for books, photography and the arts she also wanted to start a creative company. Together with Eef she founded Divas Publishing in 2010. Besides traveling and cooking, she loves her two very naughty but cute Boxers. Since 2002 Kristel happily lives in Curaçao and has no plans to leave this Caribbean gem any time soon.
Kristel Gabriela-Vos was born and raised in the Netherlands. Next to her busy job as an assistant to successful managers she studied Management, Recruitment, Press & PR. In mid 2011 she moved with her family to Curaçao and joined Divas Publishing in May 2012. She loves fashion, traveling and music. In her spare time she enjoys exploring the island, including its beautiful nature, tasty food, salsa dancing and her two lovely daughters.