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How Visiting the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam Made Me Feel

The GypsyNesters | Posted 12.16.2014 | Travel
The GypsyNesters

The Diary of a Young Girl was the first coming-of-age story I'd ever read. Thankfully, I got my hands on it years prior to a mandatory school assigned reading (as a young voracious reader, I ate those up too - but for some reason those assigned books always lacked shine). Anne's diary hit me hard.

Drug Deaths in the Dam -- Unfortunate Accident or Intention to Kill?

Adam Winstock | Posted 12.04.2014 | World
Adam Winstock

As drug death alerts in Amsterdam show us just how a city can respond to a drug crisis, we ask: could someone be killing people who use drugs intentio...

The Netherlands Fights Drug Scare With Information, Not Panic

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 12.03.2014 | World

A spate of deaths attributed to dangerous drugs in Amsterdam has prompted a major effort by Dutch authorities to prevent further tragedy. But rath...

Top 10 Things You Must Do in Amsterdam

Jaimee Ratliff | Posted 12.04.2014 | Travel
Jaimee Ratliff

If you ever find yourself venturing out to The Netherlands with a stop in Amsterdam, first call me and invite me to come along and then do these 10 things before you do anything else.

5 Lessons Learned Couch Surfing in Amsterdam

Jaimee Ratliff | Posted 11.25.2014 | Travel
Jaimee Ratliff

Looking back on my amazing experience with my new friends, there are five things my couch surfing experience in Amsterdam has taught me that can possibly help you if you are daring to test the waters to hang ten on strange couches.

Hey, Stop Peeing On The Dutch Royal Palace

AP | Posted 11.05.2014 | Weird News

AMSTERDAM (AP) — If you're caught short on Amsterdam's historic Dam Square, the Dutch government has a message for you: Don't pee on the palace. Th...

Homeless People Tweeting in Amsterdam

Mark Horvath | Posted 11.03.2014 | Impact
Mark Horvath

As I normally do on most speaking trips, I fill my luggage with Hanes socks and plan on spending some time on the streets meeting new homeless friends. What happened this trip still blows my mind.

Going Dutch in Amsterdam's Craft Breweries

Mike Dunphy | Posted 10.23.2014 | Travel
Mike Dunphy

After centuries of domination by its neighbors -- Belgium, Germany, and England -- Holland's brewers are finally picking up the mantle and forging a new, distinctive, Dutch path.

The Top 10 Hotel Libraries in the World

Oyster | Posted 10.22.2014 | Travel
Oyster

We've seen many hotels that offer a small shelf of loaner books, but these hotels went above and beyond in creating a literary oasis for their guests.

Prague vs. Amsterdam (PHOTOS)

Olena Kagui | Posted 12.14.2014 | Travel
Olena Kagui

After living in Prague my whole life and visiting Amsterdam for over a week I made a few interesting comparisons when it comes to cleanliness, transportation and alcohol.

Beyond the UN, 'Sub-National' Players Emerge as New Climate Leaders

Clint Wilder | Posted 12.14.2014 | Green
Clint Wilder

Next month, California's landmark carbon trading system will hold its first joint auction with the Canadian province of Quebec - and both are seeking additional states and provinces to join the system.

The Triumph of Karel Appel

David Galenson | Posted 11.26.2014 | Arts
David Galenson

Appel was of course right: well before he died in 2006, he had become not only famous but rich. And today, with Amsterdam's two great museums finally finished with their renovations, visitors to Appel's native city can enjoy the evidence of Cobra's, and Appel's, triumph.

Dutch Woman Fakes Trip To Southeast Asia, Surfaces Universal Truth

Ravishly | Posted 11.12.2014 | Travel
Ravishly

Doesn't dear Zilla's little project, instead of angering you, only serve to make you feel better about the global nature of this reality?

If You Have A Fear Of Heights, You'll Hate This Hotel

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 08.02.2014 | Travel

Well, this is nuts. If you harbor a fear of heights, the Faralda Crane Hotel with rooms suspended 164 feet above the ground probably isn't for you...

What I Really Want When It Comes To Breastfeeding

Kate Fridkis | Posted 10.01.2014 | 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 09.20.2014 | 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 09.18.2014 | 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 09.06.2014 | 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 08.31.2014 | 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 08.27.2014 | 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 08.16.2014 | 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 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.

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...