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Thursday, February 13, 2014

One of my favorite parts of Amsterdam was wandering through Noordermarkt on Saturday morning. Naturally I fell in love with the abundance of fresh organic vegetables and charming antiques, but my favorite part was undoubtedly the immense variety of cheeses. I'm a cheese-aholic as it is, (an unfortunate circumstance for someone as lactose intolerant as I am...) but let me just say that Dutch cheese is magical. Don't even get me started on how savory that rich Gouda was. 

After the market, Kelly and I stopped by the Cheese Museum - which pretty much takes the cake for the best museum ever. The Cheese Museum offers unlimited samples of every kind of cheese they sell, which basically meant that I had to take a million Lactaid pills and didn't have to pay for lunch that day. Jackpot.

Visiting local markets is always on the top of my list for whatever city I visit, and Noordermarkt is no exception. 

What are some of your favorite markets abroad?
4 comments on "Noordermarkt"
  1. Just found your blog via La Mia Vita and love it! :)

  2. Great post! Have you been to the Mercado de Motores near Delicias? If not, you'd love it! I'll be posting about it soon :)

    1. Kelsey, we were talking about going soon!! One of my friends went last weekend and uploaded some really cool instagrams of it!

    2. Kelsey I can't wait to read it when you post it! Jennifer was telling me about it yesterday, and now I'm really excited to go!