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Video: Take A Peek At Our Fun-Filled Visit To Arnhem's Open-Air Museum

Rick Steves | Posted 09.23.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

The Arnhem Open-Air Museum, about halfway to Germany from Amsterdam, is like a fun dose of Dutch culture on a lazy Susan for busy travelers.

Video: Absorbing Dutch History Out in the Open

Rick Steves | Posted 09.22.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

A tour guide is a teacher of culture, and in Europe, each country's open-air folk museum provides the perfect classroom -- a sprawling park filled wit...

With This Spotify Playlist, You Too Can Be a Tour-Guide DJ

Rick Steves | Posted 09.21.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

Photo: The Travelphile When I was a small boy, my dad and I "invented" something we called "stereo ears" -- if you cup your ears at a concert, you hea...

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...

Turning Human Rights Into Communal Change

EF Education First | Posted 09.12.2016 | Teen
EF Education First

As an intern at the Summit, I had the honor of being able to personally interact with keynote speakers and delve into their respective policies regarding activism and human rights.

West Africans ditch Dutch wax prints for Chinese 'real-fakes'

The Conversation Africa

Nina Sylvanus, Northeastern University Since the early 20th century, Vlisco has produced African print cloth - otherwise known as Dutch wax prints. T...

Human Rights and the Youth Community: We Can, or Rather, We Will

EF Education First | Posted 09.06.2016 | Teen
EF Education First

By Visvajit Sriramrajan A few months ago, I did not know much about human rights, but after attending the recent EF Global Student Leaders Summit in ...

After Nine Years of Effort, A Cooperative Wind Power Project Remains in Limbo

John J. Berger | Posted 08.17.2016 | Green
John J. Berger

This article is the sixth in a series of about the Netherlands’ efforts to reduce its carbon footprint and increase its reliance on renewable energy...

In the Pilgrim Church of Leiden, Organ Enthusiasts Gather

Rick Steves | Posted 08.08.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

I've said goodbye to the My Way Alpine Europe tour I've been leading, and am now researching my guidebooks in Holland. While I miss my friends from th...

A Miffy The Bunny Travel Guide To Utrecht, Netherlands

La Carmina | Posted 07.26.2016 | Travel
La Carmina

I adore Miffy, the cute Dutch bunny -- and took advantage of a Netherlands stopover to visit all her themed attractions.

An Ambassador Gets Pac-Man Fever

ADST | Posted 07.20.2016 | World
ADST

July 2016 saw the explosion of the global phenomenon Pokémon Go, where people walk around town (and often into traffic or ditches) trying to catch va...

Revisiting Ukraine's Maidan Legacy Amidst EU Shambles

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 07.13.2016 | World
Nikolas Kozloff

While it would certainly be premature to predict the disintegration of the European Union at this point, the United Kingdom's recent departure from the bloc via "Brexit" referendum certainly casts a dark shadow over the continent's political future.

China and The Philippines' Dual South China Sea Challenge

Daniel Wagner | Posted 07.13.2016 | World
Daniel Wagner

The ruling raises a host of questions - for China, for the Philippines (which brought the action against China to the PCA), and for the other nations bordering the South China Sea, which also have ongoing disputes with Beijing on the same subject.

Father-Daughter Bonds

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 07.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Conclusion: The parenting role of the father to his daughter may be one of the most difficult and significant of human relationships.

Dutch Animal Ambulance

Julia Gunther | Posted 06.21.2016 | Impact
Julia Gunther

My time with the Dutch Animal Ambulance Amsterdam has taught me that we all have a duty to prevent or at the very least reduce the suffering of the animals around us.

This Dutch Landlord Will Cut Rent For Tenants Who Help Refugees

The Huffington Post | Sarah Grossman | Posted 08.18.2016 | Impact

Home is truly where the heart is for this Dutch landlord. The Trudo housing corporation in southern Netherlands is offering a 100 euro discount on ren...

Broken Promises - An Uphill Battle for Climate Justice... That We Just Might Win

This Planet | Posted 06.13.2016 | Green
This Planet

"The government doesn't work for corporations, it works for the people" - and here's how to remind them of that Photo: pixabay.com Imagine that yo...

10 European Road Trips to Take This Summer

Viator | Posted 05.31.2016 | Travel
Viator

From America's Route 66 to Australia's Great Ocean Road to South Africa's Garden Route, the world is full of unforgettable road trips, but don't write off Europe for your next adventure.

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...

Sergiy Taran on Ukraine's Recent Political Turmoil, Interview with Kiev's International Democracy Institute Director

Samuel Ramani | Posted 05.02.2016 | World
Samuel Ramani

Sergiy Taran is the Director of the Kiev-based International Democracy Institute think tank, and the head of the Board of the Center of Sociological a...

Europe: Do the Right Thing on Hezbollah

David Harris | Posted 04.27.2016 | World
David Harris

Nearly three years ago, the European Union finally overcame its longstanding resistance and addressed the issue of adding Hezbollah to its terrorism list.

Moke Sets Their Sights On The States

Shawn Russell Johnson | Posted 04.08.2016 | Entertainment
Shawn Russell Johnson

It was abysmally cold as I walked up to Keen's Chophouse on 36th St. I don't think I've been to a steakhouse in New York before this night, and certai...

How A Country Famous For Its Auto Industry Could Embrace Green Vehicles

HuffPost Germany | Sara Elkamel | Posted 04.07.2016 | World

Germany currently lags behind many of its European neighbors when it comes to reducing carbon emissions. But some people in the country have proposals...