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Amsterdam: Much more than Sex, Drugs and Parties

College Tourist | Posted 01.28.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

By The College Tourist: Student Author, Veronica White. It's not unusual for students to think of Amsterdam only as being the capital of sex, drug...

Marius Vieth On Street Photography And Starting His Own Magazine

Michael Ernest Sweet | Posted 01.15.2016 | Arts
Michael Ernest Sweet

All Photographs (c) Marius Vieth Marius Vieth first contacted me about a year ago to ask if I had any interest in writing about his "Broken: Amst...

The Continuing Triumph of Karel Appel

David Galenson | Posted 01.07.2016 | Arts
David Galenson

The celebration of Karel Appel continues. Having conquered Amsterdam, he is now honored in Paris, with a retrospective of his works on paper at the French national museum of modern art, at the Pompidou Center.

20 Unusual Gift Ideas for the Traveler in Your Life

Trip4real | Posted 12.09.2015 | Travel
Trip4real

We've all got one, or a few, wanderers in our holiday shopping list. And sometimes, finding the perfect gift can be a little hard, especially since ...

The Spinoza Case, Part Two

Steven Nadler | Posted 12.08.2015 | Religion
Steven Nadler

Well, Spinoza is still officially excommunicated. There was a lively discussion on Sunday in Amsterdam, in an extraordinary setting: the large hall o...

The Spinoza Case

Steven Nadler | Posted 12.02.2015 | Religion
Steven Nadler

Several years ago, and much to its credit, Talmud Torah, at the request of one of its members, decided to take up the question of whether Spinoza's herem should be lifted.

How to Celebrate This Holiday Season, Amsterdam-style

Eating Europe Tours | Posted 11.23.2015 | Travel
Eating Europe Tours

Can you believe it's already time for the holidays? For many of us, we start seeing holiday decorations pop up starting in late November or early Dece...

Where to Celebrate Thanksgiving in Amsterdam

Eating Europe Tours | Posted 11.18.2015 | Travel
Eating Europe Tours

Thanksgiving is the day each year when Americans take time to give thanks for what they have, take part in tons of festive feasting, and spend quality time with family and friends. In fact, for many Americans, it's the biggest and most fun holiday of the year, rivalling even Christmas.

Amsterdam With Kids!

Audrey van Petegem | Posted 11.13.2015 | Travel
Audrey van Petegem

If you think that Amsterdam is only for adults with attractions like the Heineken Brewery, House of Bol and The Bulldog, you may want to rethink what this beautiful city offers to families. Below are five attractions and five events that are fun to explore with kids in tow.

Amsterdam Dance Event: 20 Years of Dance

Sean Bradford | Posted 10.29.2015 | Entertainment
Sean Bradford

This week long Amsterdam takeover left me informed, inspired, and exhausted from dancing at venues all over the city. But I wasn't the only one. According to press notes, on Saturday night there were 180,000 people dancing all over Amsterdam.

6 Super-Cheap Europe Trips for Winter

Hopper.com | Posted 10.30.2015 | Travel
Hopper.com

To get your planning started, we rounded up 6 European cities where airfares are cheap from across the country, where on-the-ground savings -- and free sights -- can be found.

Haunted Amsterdam: How to Celebrate Halloween, Dutch-style

Eating Europe Tours | Posted 10.23.2015 | Travel
Eating Europe Tours

First things first, it must be said: Halloween is not actually a traditional Dutch thing. Come October 31, you won't see youngsters traipsing along the canals, trick or treating dressed as a zombie version of the girl from Frozen.

Mistakes I Made On My First Trip to Europe

Nicole Suarez | Posted 10.19.2015 | Travel
Nicole Suarez

Save yourself headaches like these and program all of your travel itineraries into your phone and set a reminder. Midst the fun, exhaustion and partying, it's easy to misread your ticket, especially if you're still adjusting to military time.

5 of the Best Beer Tours in Amsterdam

Eating Europe Tours | Posted 10.16.2015 | Taste
Eating Europe Tours

We definitely love our beer here in Amsterdam, and while the city may not spring to the top of your mind when you think of world brewing powerhouses, ...

Passion but Few Tears in Amsterdam for Airliners That Fly Into the Past

Christine Negroni | Posted 10.11.2015 | Travel
Christine Negroni

Too often air travel is an antiseptic experience for the passenger as we sit in tile-floored, waiting rooms, our heads down and our minds in cyberspac...

10 Beautiful Canal Towns (That Aren't Venice)

Orbitz.com | Posted 10.07.2015 | Travel
Orbitz.com

When it comes to a romantic punt along a canal, Venice, Italy is always top of mind. But plenty of other cities around the world are built around enchanting canal systems. Here are 10 of the most beautiful canal towns that aren't Venice.

The 10 Most Instagrammable Cities in Europe

Eating Europe Tours | Posted 10.06.2015 | Travel
Eating Europe Tours

Wondering which European cities are best represented on Instagram? Yep, we were too! So we undertook the highly scientific mathematical research of finding out how many times the hashtags for the names of each city in Europe have been used.

The Magic of Serendipity

Tony Woodcock | Posted 09.29.2015 | Arts
Tony Woodcock

My wife and I were recently in Amsterdam revisiting the major art museums and enjoying that wonderful freedom which makes this city so extraordinary. The weather had been really hot, and on this particular day, the heat had joined forces with a great tumult of humidity.

8 Gorgeous Day Trips From Amsterdam

College Tourist | Posted 09.23.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

Bring a book, catch a train and spend a day exploring everything Dutch in the Netherlands.

How My Estranged Father's Death Healed Our Narrative

Sara Bobkoff | Posted 09.16.2015 | Women
Sara Bobkoff

Alzheimers is a disease that takes the story of your life and throws the pages of memory up in the air. Many blow away. But some land right in your hands.

A Local's Guide to the Hague

College Tourist | Posted 09.12.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

Only a 50-minute train ride away from the centre of Amsterdam, The Hague (or as the Dutch call it, Den Haag) is home to the Dutch government, many exciting shops and restaurants and the famous Vermeer painting The Girl with the Pearl Earring.

The Most Popular Countries For Sex Tourism

Oyster | Posted 09.01.2015 | Travel
Oyster

Each of the following countries have gorgeous and culturally-interesting cities that lure more PG-minded tourists, but they also all have very visible and widespread prostitution that attract visitors of another kind.

Shaking it Up: Top 5 Cocktail Bars in Amsterdam

Eating Europe Tours | Posted 08.25.2015 | Travel
Eating Europe Tours

Sometimes housed in a secret location, sometimes situated on a busy street, the old fashioned cocktail bar has officially made a comeback. Here's our roundup of the best cocktail bars in Amsterdam.

Americans Take Down Gunman On High-Speed Train In France

Reuters | Alexandra Ma | Posted 08.22.2015 | World

PARIS, Aug 21 (Reuters) - A machine gun-toting attacker wounded three people on a high-speed train in France on Friday before being overpowered by pa...

Amsterdam's 8 Best Markets for Your Every Foodie Find

Eating Europe Tours | Posted 08.04.2015 | Travel
Eating Europe Tours

The city is home to a handful of bustling ones all eager to please your senses and fill you in on day-to-day Amsterdam life.