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The famous 9 little streets in Amsterdam

The 9 little streets (in Dutch: 9 Straatjes) are very popular, both with locals, tourists and expats, and are located in the canal belt area right behind the Royal Palace on the Dam (click here to read my blog about the Royal Palace).  It actually consists of 9 small picturesque shopping streets: the Gasthuismolensteeg, Hartensteeg,…

The largest flea market in Europe

No kidding, the largest and most awesome flea market is in Amsterdam! If you love vintage, antiques, secondhand, unsuspected treasures or bargains, this is the place to be. Last weekend I indulged in some street haggling and impulse purchases at the flea market IJ-Hallen. Very popular with locals! This place is a true hotspot with…