TRAVEL: Dutch treats

In Rotterdam, Holland’s bustling port city, a cool high street delivers design, indie fashion and a risqué Santa Claus

Globe & Mail, Feb. 18, 2010

Feisty, irreverent and impossible to pin down, Rotterdam epitomizes the “anything goes” ethos that the Dutch cultivate so well. Bombed flat during the Second World War, Europe’s largest port city has been renewing and reinventing itself ever since.