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Ukraine: Reflections on the Maidan Revolution, a Voyage to Odessa, Donald Trump, Trans-Atlantic Disarray and Ironies of "Western Modernity"

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 01.26.2017 | World
Nikolas Kozloff

Aghast at the rise of Donald Trump and the slow disintegration of the European Union, many Ukrainians may certainly wonder about the legacy of Maidan....

Dutch Far-Right Leader Geert Wilders Convicted Of Inciting Discrimination

Reuters | Paul Vale | Posted 12.09.2016 | World

Judges on Friday convicted Dutch lawmaker Geert Wilders of insulting Moroccans and inciting discrimination against them, but levied no punishment agai...

Sharing the Joys of Discovery

Rick Steves | Posted 09.20.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

Photo: The Travelphile My life's mission is teaching Europe to Americans in a meaningful and challenging way that is economic, efficient, unforgettabl...

Video: Rijksmuseum Blitz

Rick Steves | Posted 09.19.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

I just finished a marvelous tour of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam with our tour group and am inspired by the local art-historian guide we enjoyed. Dur...

Innovation in Magazine Media: An Ever-Changing Landscape

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.23.2016 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Magazines are alive and well but must keep morphing, in tune with innovations and disruptions, and amid a swirl of financial uncertainty in much of th...

This Incredible Scaffold Staircase Is Unlike Anything We've Ever Seen

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 05.20.2016 | Travel

We never thought taking the stairs could be an unforgettable experience, but Rotterdam just changed our minds. On Monday, the Netherlands port city er...

50 Countries and Counting: A Naturalista's Travel Adventures in The United Kingdom, The Netherlands and Spain

Patti R. Rose | Posted 03.10.2016 | Travel
Patti R. Rose

The United Kingdom (UK) London On one of my recent birthdays, my husband and I decided to travel to the U.K. , specifically to London. I had been th...

Suspected Drug Dealers Used Crocodiles To Guard Cash, Police Say

Reuters | Lee Moran | Posted 02.27.2016 | Weird News

AMSTERDAM, Feb 26 (Reuters) - A gang of suspected drug-dealers in Amsterdam gave the task of guarding their loot to unusually ferocious guards: a pair...

WATCH: Police Are Training Eagles To Take Out Rogue Drones

Reuters | Lee Moran | Posted 02.03.2016 | Technology

AMSTERDAM, Feb 2 (Reuters) - Dutch police puzzling over how to remove drones that pose a public safety threat are testing a way to get the job done in...

Socialism, American Style

Steve Skrovan | Posted 01.27.2017 | Politics
Steve Skrovan

The next time an American voter asks Bernie Sanders what he means by "socialism," this is what I would whisper in his ear...

The Pitti Uomo Diaries A/W 2016-17: The Woolmark Prize and Federico Curradi Feeds the Right Wolf

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 01.13.2017 | Style
E. Nina Rothe

When a fashion designer includes a dried petal in his invitation and quotes a Cherokee proverb about man's struggle between good and evil, he's got me at "Hello".

A Food Guide to The Netherlands

College Tourist | Posted 12.26.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

Unlike Italy, France, or Greece, Holland isn't exactly well known for its traditional dishes. There are some Dutch delicacies you should definitely try during your stay. Here is a quick collection of some of the most famous (or infamous) Dutch dishes and treats for you to taste.

So You Can Give Driving Lessons In Exchange For Sex In Holland

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 12.22.2015 | Weird News

It isn't that far to the backseat anyway. Driving instructors in Holland can trade lessons for sex, cabinet ministers reportedly declared. After debat...

Obama, Hollande Urge Russia To Focus Syria Attacks On Islamic State

Reuters | Kelly Chen | Posted 01.17.2017 | World

WASHINGTON, Nov 24 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama and French President Francois Hollande pressed Russia on Tuesday to focus its attacks in Sy...

Transgender Model Wins 'Holland's Next Top Model'

The Huffington Post | Nadya Agrawal | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Loiza Lamers, a transgender model, won "Holland's Next Top Model" on Monday, making her the first transgender winner of the "Top Model" franchise. Lam...

Video Travel Bite: Marken, Netherlands

Rick Steves | Posted 10.13.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

From time to time we share a random video clip to fuel your travel dreams. Join us today as we sail in a traditional fishing boat to the village of Ma...

Jerusalem's New Museum Reveals Untold History

Natasha Srdoc | Posted 10.10.2016 | World
Natasha Srdoc

On September 8, 2015, Shimon Perez, Israel's former president, prime minister and Noble Peace Prize winner delivered an address to leaders from within Israel, and dignitaries and guests from around the world attending the official opening of Jerusalem's newest museum, the Friends of Zion Heritage Center.

Check Into a Life-Size Sand Castle in the Netherlands

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 09.29.2016 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

by Lilit Marcus, Condé Nast Traveler Courtesy Zand Hotel Just in time for the end of summer, two Dutch towns have abandoned sandcastles for actual...

A Local's Guide to the Hague

College Tourist | Posted 09.12.2016 | 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.

WATCH: Take a Journey to the 10 Happiest Places in the World

HooplaHa | Posted 08.10.2016 | Good News
HooplaHa

Are you in the need of a change of scenery? Is your summer vacation still leaving you to daydream about faraway places? Check out this video and take a virtual trip to the 10 happiest countries in the world!

Riots Hit The Netherlands After Caribbean Man Dies In Police Custody

Reuters | Posted 07.02.2015 | World

By Anthony Deutsch AMSTERDAM, July 2 (Reuters) - Dutch police fired warning shots and arrested 34 people during a third straight day of unrest on T...

6 Budget Friendly Reasons to Visit The Hague

Hipmunk | Posted 06.19.2016 | Travel
Hipmunk

Those who speed through The Netherlands on their Euro trip and only spend a couple of hazy nights in Amsterdam are missing out. Sure, the boisterous, touristy capital is an unmissable stop, but Holland has much, much more on offer, and you can find it a 45-minute train ride away in The Hague.

Great Conversations: Paul Verhoeven

Alex Simon | Posted 06.12.2016 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

The manic energy that Verhoeven is renowned for was evident throughout our chat, and was infectious. By the time our all-too-brief lunch was over, I found myself waving my hands while I spoke in rapid clips, and using more bounce than usual in my stride.

Dutch Treat

Bruce Helander | Posted 05.08.2016 | Arts
Bruce Helander

Italian explorer Giovanni da Verrazzano stumbled onto what was to become the Hudson River in 1524 while circumnavigating a remarkable island owned at the time by the Manhattoes, the Native American tribe for which the city is named.

Dutch Police Capture Eye-Popping Photo Of Mystery Newlyweds In A Tulip Field

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 05.04.2015 | Weddings

A Dutch police helicopter happened to snap this gorgeous shot of a newly married couple frolicking in a tulip field. Now, they're trying to track down...