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Basalt Columns at Dyrholaey, Iceland

15 Dreamy Photographs Reveal Norway’s Best-Kept Secret

<b>Sean Ensch</b> <i>is a Norway-based landscape photographer. Originally from Southern California, he spent the last year traveling through the Eastern</i> …

Top 17 experiences in Norway

Norway is a once-in-a-lifetime destination and the essence of its appeal is remarkably simple: this is one of the most beautiful countries on Earth. From wildlife watching to dog-sledding, from Oslo to Svalbard, here are the essential things to see and do.<p>1. Geirangerfjord<p>The 20km chug along …

European Travel

Amsterdam’s Hotel Gems

Every European city boasting a canal or two gets dubbed the Venice of the north. But Amsterdam can claim the title honestly.<p>Its historic liquid core, a checkerboard of intersecting canals, received formal UNESCO recognition as a World Heritage site in 2010 and is now marking its …

Amsterdam attractions: what to see and do in autumn

Forget what the songs tell you about tulips and spring – autumn is the time that <b>Amsterdam</b> really blossoms. As the trees shed their leaves, historical gables emerge from behind the foliage, and the canal views surpass those of summer. Amsterdammers really like to savour any last moments of warm …

Amsterdam's most unique bars

While Amsterdam's pulsating Red Light District and party hubs like Leidseplein need no introduction, the Dutch capital has some wonderfully diverse bars away from the raucous stag parties and tourist crowds.<p>Many offer dining too, although just stopping by for a drink is fine. Here are 10 of the …

How Not to be an Irritating Tourist in Amsterdam

General InformationAmsterdamamsterdamlanguagebikebicyclecyclingnetherlandsSo you’ve decided to visit Amsterdam. Good for you. The Netherlands has a …

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Twilight in #Amsterdam #lovemytown :-)

This Is What Things Look Like In A Town With No Roads

How much do you want to live in -- or barring that, visit -- a place where there are no cars? What a dream come true.<p>The town of Giethoorn, located about 75 miles northeast of Amsterdam, has roughly 180 bridges that crisscross over the canals that run throughout the town. The only modes of …

Photos of Amsterdam canals

<b>Amsterdam</b> is my home and there’s no other city I’d rather live in (ok, for now!). Amsterdam is one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world with …

Things to do in Amsterdam

Dam Square<p><b>Amsterdam</b> is my home and my favourite city in the world. I may be biased but I consider it a true privilege to live in this remarkable …

The Tiny Dutch Island You've Been Dreaming About

Is it bad that our new obsession is a place we can't even pronounce?<p>Welcome to Schiermonnikoog, a tiny (roughly 8 x 2 miles) island that sits off the coast of the Netherlands.<p>The island only has about a 1,000 residents -- some 200 of whom have cars -- and is considered the smallest inhabited Wadden …

New restaurant caters only for solo diners

This month sees the opening of Eenmaal, a temporary restaurant in Amsterdam that claims to be the world's first restaurant catering purely to solo …

Tiptoe through the tulips: how to experience Amsterdam in bloom

While rainbow-carpeted flower fields and bright bunches of tulips may be the definitive symbol of the Netherlands, Amsterdam itself is better known for its scenic canals, charming buildings and, of course, scantily-clad ladies beckoning from windows to late night revellers. But you don’t have to …

Top 10 free things to do in Amsterdam

Galleries<p>The Van Gogh museum may be an unmissable (albeit very crowded and expensive) destination in Amsterdam, but the contemporary art scene in the city thrives in small independent galleries that are far more accessible for the budget traveller. Spend an afternoon cycling between some of the …

Den Haag: you're so beautiful, I could dedicate a lifetime of poetics that I'd still fail to describe your complexion.

5 Surprising Things About Amsterdam

Because Amsterdam is much more than its Red Light District and "coffeeshops."<p>Read more about travel to Amsterdam <b>here</b>.

European Travel

5 Must-See Attractions in Amsterdam

1. Canal Cruise<p>According to Wiebe van Eijsden of Hotel Seven One Seven, everyone should enjoy a cruise along Amsterdam’s canals, which are included …

European Travel

Living in: Amsterdam

As a modern European capital with cultural cache and an easygoing lifestyle, this Netherlands city attracts people from across the country to its historic streets.<p>Visitors who throng Amsterdam’s red light district and visit the the Rijksmuseum to parade past the priceless Rembrandts experience a …

European Travel

citizenM Rotterdam - Netherlands A luxury design...

<b>citizenM Rotterdam - Netherlands</b><p>A luxury design hotel in the heart of Rotterdam, citizenM offers chic and affordable boutique-style accommodation in …

7 places to visit in The Hague from Escher museum to Peace Palace | CNN Travel

Around here the Midnight Sun outshines the stars.

What brings tourists to Finland?

Tourists spent more than four billion euros in Finland last year, which equates to eight percent of the country’s exports. The sector is an important …

European Travel

Helsinki named world’s eighth most liveable city

The Finnish capital retained a spot in the top ten of the most liveable cities list, receiving a total of 96 points out of a hundred to land eighth …

Europe

First snows in the north

The mix of snow and sleet soon melted away during the morning hours, except on the heights of Halti fell, which is the highest point in the …

Kim Jong-un

Why Finland loves saunas

<b>The only Finnish word to make it into everyday English is "sauna". But what it is, and how much it means to Finns, is often misunderstood - and it's definitely not about flirtation or sex.</b><p>In a dimly lit wood-panelled room, naked men sit in silence, sweating. One beats himself repeatedly with birch …

Aurora borealis set autumn skies ablaze

Kirsti Kauristie from the Meteorological Institute says that it is unusual to spot the lights in southern Finland.<p>On the previous night, particularly …

Europe

That magical moment when your patience is finally rewarded. Photo by Paadar Images.

Who wouldn't want to drop by here for a cup of coffee?