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  • Fifth arrival of MH17 remains set for Friday
    Fifth arrival of Malaysian MH17 remains set for Friday
    The remains of three victims killed on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 will be repatriated early Friday at a VIP complex near the Kuala Lumpur International Airport [KLIA] passenger terminal, Minister of TransportLiow Tiong Lai said Wednesday.Among...
  • Amsterdam Mohawks
    Summer family bargain awaits in Amsterdam
    There are few places in the Capital Region where you can take the family for a night of entertainment and probably spend $25 or less. For one such opportunity, make a short drive to nearby Amsterdam and take in a Mohawks baseball game at beautiful...
  • Soccer ball decor in Amsterdam
    Amsterdam in the throes of soccer fever adds to its allure
    The Netherlands soccer team, fresh from its victory snatched in an overtime shoot out with Costa Rica and headed for a showdown this week with powerhouse Argentina, has fueled intense soccer fever in the streets of the country's capital where...
  • Amsterdam Sights and Attractions
    Consider a Bed and Breakfast Inn while visiting Amsterdam
    There are many reasons why Amsterdam is one of Europe's most beloved cities. What is it about Amsterdam that makes it so unique? It's the city's rich society and legacy. One major fact to consider is the high quality of life enjoyed by...
  • Street organ
    World's most fun museum happens to be Dutch
    A kaleidoscope of music boxes and clocks, self-playing instruments, street organs, gigantic jukeboxes and calliopes puts a smile on everyone’s face at Museum Speelklok (or Musical Clock Museum). Hidden in the ancient university town of...
  • Amsterdam' Eberhardt van der Laan caught between Black Pete and a hard place
    Amsterdam' Eberhardt van der Laan caught between Black Pete and a hard place
    On Thursday, a substantive proceeding was held in Amsterdam in regards to the issuing of an event license for last years "Sinterklaas" [Saint Nicholas] parade, by Mayor Eberthardt van der Laan. The mayor issues the event license to the...
  • King's Day 2014, Amsterdam
    King's Day 2014 in Amsterdam
    King’s Day, formerly Queen’s Day, in Amsterdam is a can’t-miss annual celebration. Taking to the waterways and streets alike, joyous crowds flood the city for the full day event. A perfect addition to the celebration is Ketel One...
  • Amsterdam becomes Denim City Headquarters
    Amsterdam becomes Denim City Headquarters
    The Dutch capital Amsterdam has been on the rise as the denim capital of the world with its concentration of jeans brands in the Dutch capital. Claiming the title European capital of denim in recent years is partly due to the rise of key industry...
  • Amsterdam residents and tourists enjoy a spring festival
    Amsterdam remains a popular choice among Netherlands travellers
    Anyone planning a European tour should definitely set aside some time to see Amsterdam. For those who may be wondering, Amsterdam is still the most travelled-to destination in the Netherlands, as well as an extremely popular location for those on...
  • Could Miley Cyrus have to postpone tour again?
    Could Miley Cyrus have to postpone tour again?
    Miley Cyrus called in to Ryan Seacrest Monday Morning to give an update on her recent health issues. Miley related that she was doing much better and told Ryan the details of how scary her allergic reaction was during her week long hospitalization...
  • Dutch Jews had lowest survival rate in Holocaust, 'Amsterdam' author told National Press Club April 19
    Dutch Jews had lowest survival rate during Holocaust, 'Amsterdam' author says
    "Jews in the Netherlands had far and away the lowest survival rate of Jews in Europe...only 27 percent of Dutch Jews survived," the author of "Amsterdam" told Washington's National Press Club April 19.Russell Shorto, author...
  • Amsterdam tour on black heritage offers the other side of history
    Amsterdam tour on black heritage offers the other side of history
    On Sunday, Joop.nl reported that the constitution of the Netherlands celebrated its 200-year existence. After Dutch troops had driven out French forces, the independent state of the Netherlands, established itself as a principality. By composing a...
  • Kayak Lineup
    4th Annual Hobie Fishing World Championship set for Amsterdam
    The fourth annual Hobie Fishing World Championship (HFW4), presented by Rhino-Rack™ and hosted by Hobie Kayak Europe, will take place in Amsterdam, Netherlands, October 6-10, 2014.Anglers from over twenty countries are expected to compete in...
  • President Obama during a trip to the Netherlands
    Secret Service agents reprimanded for partying in Amsterdam
    What the Obama Administration does not need is another scandal at the hands of those sworn to protect the President. It has become a major concern among U.S. state senators, given that this latest debacle is one of 3 recent scandals involving the...
  • When artists get other artists wrong
    When artists get other artists wrong
    It’s one thing for critics to write off an artist’s work, but you don’t expect artists to do it. When Van Gogh’s name came up this week - two of his five versions of “Sunflowers” went on display at London's...