In: Iulian Cosa30 Mar 2011
The financial aspects of student life push students to go for the cheaper options. But who said cheaper necessarily means lower quality?
The first thing that someone told me to visit in Rotterdam was … the marketplace. Why? Because every Tuesday and Saturday you get the opportunity to buy almost everything you can think of at a reasonable price, and a good price/quality ratio. I went there today, and, even though I only wanted some potatoes and fruits, I ended up carrying back a full backpack and an extra plastic bag with all sorts of vegetables and fruits. You can get some really good tomatoes or peppers at sometimes half the price from the supermarket, or even more if you are willing to sacrifice quality – but I say that’s not necessary.
You can also find other stuff to buy there, such as flowers (I did cause I have a small back garden), parts for your bike (which are WAY CHEAPER than in bike shops), second hand furniture, footwear, clothes, sunglasses, phone covers, (fake) jewelry, old Dutch books and all sort of things that might be interesting. For example, I bought a ceramic figure some weeks back, and it’s now sitting on the mantelpiece, and a friend found an old photo projector complete with some photos of some strangers! It was fun to watch those actually… and a bit strange.
As for today’s suggestions, here they are:
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