Shopping At The Seaside

Illustration: The Design Surgery Date: August 2013

ROTTERDAM IS CHOCK FULL OF FASHIONABLE BOUTIQUES AND OPEN AIR MARKETS AS WELL AS SHOPPING MALLS. HERE ARE SOME TIPS FOR MORE EFFICIENT SHOPPING IN THE CITY:

- Forget all about traffic and stroll and shop comfortably in Lijnbaan, Europe’s first pedestrianized shopping street.

- Rotterdam is teeming with street markets where you can find everything you’re looking for. For low prices, wait until the evening discounts.

- If you’re a fashionista, then Van Oldenbarneveltstraat with its endless shops, boutiques and restaurants is just for you.

- Known as "the Soho of Rotterdam", the area between Nieuwemarkt and Pannekoekstraat is famous for vintage and designer boutiques.

A CANADIAN IN ROTTERDAM
Canadian musician Leonard Cohen will be in Rotterdam on September 18. Don’t forget to get your ticket for the concert at Ahoy, Rotterdam’s most famous concert venue.