I always bring souvenirs from my trips : magnet for the refrigerator ans special plats for wall in my kitchen. In Holland so many interesting souvenirs and possible buy many for yourself and of course... more
The Out of the Closet store is part of the Aidshealthcare Foundation which runs Aids/HIV healthcare projects around the world. This is the first shop outside the US. They have a wide range of women's... more
FAME is the biggest CD shop of Amsterdam. All styles, ticket service, books, shirt; you name it.
Many discount items.
2011 Update: The shop will close at the 29 January 2012, but will re-open at the... more
Hogendoorn & Kaufman is a shop with crockery, glass, crystal and china fo sale.
Top brands like Fabergé, Meissen and Lomonosov and Delft & Makkum Pottery are available.
Both classic and modern designs... more
Grocery shopping in Amsterdam was fun....trying to read through the language barrier and checking out the different brands etc.
It was also a novality for us Aussies to also buy grog in the same... more
The Magna Plaza just minutes from 'Dam Square' is a modern shopping centre set on 3 floors,selling everything dedicated to fashion,beauty,health,media,entertainment,speciality foods,souveniers and... more
I love coming here browsing the racks, book department, cd´s, interior things etc.
I know someone who starts to moan when I mention that I have been here again! "Oh no not more handbags!". He is... more
Just off the Albert Cuyp street market you'll find the most interesting Dutch enamel store "De Emaillekeizer" (The Enamel Emperor").
Just visit this store to see what kind of enamel stuff there is... more
This shop has a novelty condom for every occassion.
Your man thinks he is hung like an elephant? there's a big trunk
Or perhaps he is a patriotic American - opt for lady liberty
Vegetables, dope... more
Wooden floors, records in cardboard boxes on said floors, more records stacked on the said cardboard boxes. That's just the lower layers, there are more layers of record to head height on the tables.... more
I always feel that time flies fast when I'm at Schiphol Airport. Blame it on their duty free shops. The shops offer a variety of choices - from toys, toiletries, souvenirs, wares, to food products.... more
Unlike in the high priced shops on Hooftstraat and elsewhere, real avant design was found in chain stores with prices concordant with service - low. No salespersons to speak of, just piles of boxed... more
Shopping isn't high on my gotta-do list when we travel but markets can be fun when you run into them. We stumbled across two on our rambles about Amsterdam and killed an amusing hour or two drifting... more
This is not a "regular" shopping but one the main attractions in Amsterdam is the coffee shops.
A lot of tourist come to Amsterdam because one special option , To smoke Week with no fear of getting... more
The House of Hajenius is a superb cigar shop located at the Rokin since 1915.
Dutch VIP's have their own box of favorite cigars stored in the shop's climate chamber.
It all started when Pantaleon... more
Sterk Staaltje is a great shop for fresh food (fruits, vegatables, bread and much much more).
Takeaway salades and pasta's.
Catering service available.
Mo-Fr: 8AM - 7PM
Sa: 8AM -... more
30 years ago on our first trip to Amsterdam (and Europe), we found we had enough guilders left and room in our suitcase for a souvenir of our own. We were in the antique shop area (Spiegel Quarter) on... more
The most attractive English language book shop I have seen any where. A real gem with a very well-edited selection. Since 1972. They apparently have one of those 'Espresso book' machines but I did not... more
The shop is in the center of Amsterdam, on the Rozengracht. Close to the Anne Frank House and the canals. The shop is special because all the furniture and accessories are old, re-used or made from... more
For more than 400 years, Amsterdam has been the "City of Diamonds". Several diamond sellers are housed in the AMSTERDAM DIAMOND CENTER. Besides diamonds, you can shop for jewelery, watches and silver... more
The MAC House offers the complete range of Apple computers and accessories.
The shop also has a Technical Service point for Apple computers.
Mo-We: 9AM - 6PM
Th: 9AM - 9PM
Fr: 9AM -... more
Amsterdam shopping. The most popular streets are the Nieuwendijk and Kalverstraat. But don't forget the many street markets like the Albert Cuyp, The Waterlooplein, Noordermarkt and Nieuwmarkt....
Amsterdam shopping. The most popular streets are the Nieuwendijk and Kalverstraat. But don't forget the many street markets like the Albert Cuyp, The Waterlooplein, Noordermarkt and Nieuwmarkt. Visit the special shops in the Nine Little Streets and for high class shopping visit the PC Hooftstraat. Beyond these, there are many more shops. Don't hesitate to pose your shopping question at our Amsterdam Travel froum.
PetraE and I have taken several breaks in Amsterdam between 2002 and 2007 because we love it so much. This place is fun and lively and colourful and there is so much going on and so many interesting...
Amsterdam, our historical and (too) tolerant capitol has a name that goes in between famous and infamous. The canals with their typical houses enchant many tourists, the Dam(-square) is a great place...