“This doesn’t look like the type of area where a market would be held”, I muttered suspiciously as I cycled into a barren shipping yard on a crisp Sunday afternoon in November. The area was still, lifeless, except for the distant figure of a security guard huddled in a doorway, smoking a cigarette. I cycled towards her. “Excuse […]
On Thursdays throughout the summer, Kanen Bij takes over Amsterdam’s Ten Katestraat to host close to a dozen food trucks for a street-food festival specializing in dishes from around the world. Framing the small street, the food trucks lined the curbs and surrounded a stretch of picnic tables in the centre of the street. Decorated […]
I just love supporting local producers and checking out all of the cool things they’re creating. So when I heard that a local goods market was taking place over the weekend, I just had to check it out. The Local Goods Market at De Hallen, Amsterdam, takes place once a month and is filled with […]
While wandering through Amsterdam, I stumbled across a market selling (what appears to be) every possible variety of mushroom. But what really caught my eye was a giant mushroom being carefully sliced into sections. Could this be the biggest mushroom in the world? Have you ever seen a larger mushroom? If so, where?