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What I Really Want When It Comes To Breastfeeding

Kate Fridkis | Posted 08.01.2014 | Parents
Kate Fridkis

I would like to breastfeed my baby without being given the impression that I am doing something scandalous.

Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Was Shot Down for Money

Daniel Wagner | Posted 07.21.2014 | World
Daniel Wagner

Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down in Ukraine last week because three crucial actors all played a role, and they all had something in common -- a desire for money.

Malaysian Airliner Shot Down, FedEx Charged Over Drug Shipments (VIDEO)

Dan McDermott | Posted 07.19.2014 | Media
Dan McDermott

We discussed the shooting down of Malaysian Airlines flight 17, the Russian-made Buk-M1 2 Missile System and the criminal charges against FedEx on The Weekend Show with Kenny Shelton Saturday July 19, 2014 on The Virginia Talk Radio Network.

'Please Don't Ask Where I'm From'

Egyptian Streets | Posted 07.07.2014 | Travel
Egyptian Streets

"Where are you from?" is a question I can never quite answer without using the phrase "Then I moved to..." five times. A single place that I can call 'home' has never existed -- the world, and its countless cultures, is where I find solace.

Are Women's-Only Hotel Floors Anti-Feminist?

Oyster | Posted 07.01.2014 | Travel
Oyster

These properties are targeting well-heeled businesswomen with female-oriented amenities such as curling irons and glossy fashion mags; some may find it convenient, others a bit insulting.

5 Dream Trips You Can Actually Afford

Budget Travel | Posted 06.30.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

Yes, you CAN afford to visit Machu Picchu! Try going with an affordable group tour by G Adventures. (Photo courtesy of Luq1/Dreamstime. Article by Ka...

What City Is Your Music Soul Mate?

U.S. News Travel | Posted 06.16.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

As tunes have evolved, some cities have garnered more of a reputation than others for preserving music's narrative.

This Is Your Mom on Drugs

Jennifer Coburn | Posted 06.16.2014 | 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 06.13.2014 | 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 06.06.2014 | 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.

Body Found In Plane Wheel Well Could Belong To Missing Teen

AP | TOBY STERLING | Posted 06.05.2014 | Crime

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Dutch border police say they found a body in the wheel well of a KLM airplane that landed at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport on Thursd...

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 05.09.2014 | 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 Obam...

Eating Your Way Through Amsterdam, One Herring Stand At A Time

AP | MIKE CORDER | Posted 03.25.2014 | Travel

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Tilting your head back, pinching a herring's tail between your thumb and forefinger and lowering it into your mouth, you're not jus...

Two Politicians Create Grindr Profiles To Raise Votes

Reuters | Posted 05.05.2014 | Gay 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...