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This Is Your Mom on Drugs

Jennifer Coburn | Posted 08.16.2014 | Parents
Jennifer Coburn

In my mind, having a little space cake in Amsterdam was like having a glass of sangria in Madrid. I might feel a bit tipsy, but my 16-year-old probably wouldn't even notice.

6 Budget European Hotels

Oyster | Posted 08.12.2014 | Travel
Oyster

The Euro and the pound are a tough pill to swallow for American and Canadian vacationers, but Europe isn't all sky-high prices. We promise there are actually excellent deals to be found across the pond, especially when you plan your escape to miss peak season.

The 12 Most Luxurious Hotels In Europe

Oyster | Posted 08.06.2014 | Travel
Oyster

Now, you may not own a tiara, but that doesn't mean you can't at least dream of laying your head to rest at one of these penultimate establishments.

How to Live in a New York Minute

Pia de Jong | Posted 07.20.2014 | New York
Pia de Jong

I am often homesick for the pace of life in Holland. No one there is trying to cram three lifetimes into the minutes allotted for one. But, increasingly, I notice that the energy of New York feels right. I inhale it like air.

Get Lost In These Seven Cities

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 05.14.2014 | Travel

Sometimes you just need to put your map away and get lost. Losing your way in an unfamiliar city is something we all fear, but it also can be the ...

A Lesson in Marketing From the Red Light District of Amsterdam

Greg Savage | Posted 07.11.2014 | Business
Greg Savage

Not so long ago, I was in Amsterdam. Venturing out from my hotel, which was in the very center, I was overwhelmed by the swarm of tourists and locals ...

Jewish Float To Sail In Amsterdam's Gay Pride Canal Parade

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 05.11.2014 | Religion

Amsterdam's annual gay pride Canal Parade will take place on August 2, and one Jewish float will be joining its fleet of nearly 80 boats. Exodays, ...

Life Would Be Better If You Were In Amsterdam

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 07.21.2015 | Travel

Where can you go for an escape that has world-renowned art museums, vibrant nightlife, important historical monuments and unique architecture? The...

From Amsterdam to Paris

Abby Klinkenberg | Posted 07.07.2014 | College
Abby Klinkenberg

It was the last time I will be in the Netherlands for a while -- my year in Paris is nearly finished. This trip was more a last hurrah than anything -- and last hurrahs don't end by slinking back to the city with your tail between your legs. Last hurrahs end with hitchhiking.

5 Most Family-Friendly Cities In Europe

Budget Travel | Posted 06.14.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

If your motto is "Have family, will travel," you'll be glad to know that Europe is within your reach.

Best Way To See A Place Just Might Be On A Bike

The Huffington Post | Katelyn Mullen | Posted 04.12.2014 | Travel

There are endless suggestions and opinions on the very best ways to see a city, so we're just going to add another log to the fire. The answer: Bik...

Amster-Damn

Lois Alter Mark | Posted 06.09.2014 | Travel
Lois Alter Mark

Although the family albums on our coffee table feature beautiful pictures of historic landmarks and famous sights, our kids' internal scrapbooks are filled with a random assortment of adventures that can't be found in any brochure. Adventures that come from living in the moment and taking the detours.

The Enduring Power of Anne Frank's Message on the Anniversary of Her Death

K. Ford K. | Posted 05.31.2014 | Impact
K. Ford K.

The tall, narrow houses on Prinsengracht canal all looked the same, but the Anne Frank House was easy to spot. None of us spoke the same language, but all of us had read Anne Frank's diary and all of us were on this unintentional pilgrimage together.

Smashed Secret Service On Obama Detail Busted

The Washington Post | Posted 03.25.2014 | Politics

Three Secret Service agents responsible for protecting President Obama in Amsterdam this week were sent home and put on administrative leave Sunday af...

Rembrandt is in. Putin is out.

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.25.2014 | Arts
Edward Goldman

The photograph on the front page of today's New York Times took me by surprise and, to be honest, threw me for a loop. Here is President Barack Obama,...

Two Politicians Create Grindr Profiles To Raise Votes

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

AMSTERDAM, March 5 (Reuters) - Two Amsterdam local politicians have uploaded their profiles to online gay dating site Grindr to try and pick up vote...

If New York City Neighborhoods Were European Cities, Where Would You Live?

The Huffington Post | Karin Swanson | Posted 03.06.2014 | Travel

We can't all afford the luxury of traveling or living abroad. But if you live in New York City, maybe you can experience some of Europe's offerings wi...

Get Pumped For Spring With The Most Stunning Flower Markets Around The World

The Huffington Post | Tiara Chiaramonte | Posted 02.18.2014 | Travel

Holland has the world's largest flower market, but many other countries around the world have ones that rival. Travel photos from Pinterest and Flickr...

14 Heavenly Candy Lands Around the World

Cheapflights | Posted 04.14.2014 | Travel
Cheapflights

Think of this as your very own Valentine's Day bucket list of 14 candy kingdoms -- places where you can shop for sugar (and sweet treats) around the world.

CoBrA on the Canal

David Galenson | Posted 03.04.2014 | Arts
David Galenson

Amsterdam's Ambassade Hotel must rank at or near the top of any listing of art hotels. Its collection is vast and of extremely high quality. And now the Ambassade has something that may be unique among art hotels: a published catalogue of its art.

Amsterdam vs. Denver

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel

Ever since it became legal to purchase recreational weed in Colorado last week, we've imagined caravans of pot-hungry tourists hitting the road for a ...

Pot May Be Legal In Colorado, But It Isn't Cheap

CNBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

Legal recreational marijuana has come to Colorado, but all of that competition hasn't necessarily driven down prices. Reports suggest some shops we...

Jumping With Both Feet into the New Year

Pia de Jong | Posted 03.02.2014 | Women
Pia de Jong

I can see her in front of me, her two braids dancing on her winter coat, her flushed cheeks, jumping faster and faster, her eyes on the far shore, which now seemed farther and farther away.

Ben Voogd: Navigating Amsterdam by Bike

Bill Marriott | Posted 02.09.2014 | Travel
Bill Marriott

During my travels, I meet a lot of associates around the world. I'm often impressed not just by how well they serve our guests, but how much they love...

Thankful for IDFA Documentary Market & RIP Peter Wintonick, 'King of Docs'

Vivian Norris | Posted 01.28.2014 | Entertainment
Vivian Norris

The memorial tribute gathering of friends and colleagues during IDFA allowed everyone the chance to write in a memorial book, their memories and caring thoughts for Peter's family. At the vent, buttons were handed out which read, "Peter-King of Docs."