renewildeman

73 Flips | 1 Magazine | 9 Likes | 2 Following | @renewildeman | Keep up with renewildeman on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “renewildeman”

Vehicle Made By Alfa Romeo Makes It 13 Miles Without Incident To Break Nürburgring SUV Record

An Alfa Romeo broke something recently, and that broken thing wasn’t itself. It was a real, live Nürburgring track record. Three cheers for Alfa …

16 Places to Visit in the Netherlands That Aren't Amsterdam

Amsterdam is probably the first stop on anyone's trip to the Netherlands—and for good reason. But there is so much more to this small country (about one-third the size of Pennsylvania) than its capital city. Think rows of windmills, fields of tulips, and cities bursting with culture and charm. …

Ouch! Amsterdam doesn’t want budget travellers

'We would prefer people who stay longer, visit museums, have lavish meals to those who pop over for a weekend eating falafel while sauntering around …

Can a two-door Alfa Romeo Giulia sway BMW drivers towards something more Italian?

The next step in Alfa Romeo’s most ambitious model offensive to date is right around the corner. The Fiat-owned company will travel to the Geneva …

They raise the world's happiest children - so is it time you went Dutch?

Two toddlers have just chased each other to the top of a climbing frame and are jostling to get down the slide first. Their mothers are lost in conversation on a nearby park bench. In the distance, a dog barks and a little boy ambles along on his balance bike, trailed by his grandfather who is …

Seven Secrets of Angkor Wat

For both history buffs and luxury travelers, Angkor Wat is a must-see.<p>Angkor Wat can hardly be called a secret destination—more than two million …

Archaeology

Swiss Bliss: 25 Top Luxury Hotels and Spas in Switzerland

Breathtaking, spellbinding, romantic and idyllic – <b>Switzerland</b> is on the dream holiday list of anyone and everyone you talk to. It has a fabled aura …

10 Dutch winter foods to eat in Amsterdam

<b>Snert</b><p>It’s green. It’s more delicious than it looks. It’s snert. Often you’ll see it called "erwtensoep" or "Hollandse erwtensoep" but it all means …

Every One of Hilton's 13 Hotel Brands, Explained

When Hilton Worldwide CEO Christopher Nassetta recently threw some subtle shade at Marriott International, we couldn’t help but wonder: Are each of …

A Walk Down Ohrid's Promenade

There are a lot of activities one could choose from during a trip to Ohrid. Scuba diving, paragliding, hiking and sailing are just some of the …

One country’s endless war against water

When nearly a quarter of your nation lies below sea level and another half sits less than a metre above, its very existence is under constant attack.<p>My mom and I caught our first glimpses of the Netherlands while driving to Rotterdam from the airport. Some sights were exactly as we’d imagined: the …

Sea Level

Travel agents are a relic of the past — and hotels could be next

Did you book your last trip through a travel agent?<p>Unless you work for a big company, probably not. The travel industry was one of the earliest to be disrupted by the digital revolution. This chart comes from the McKinsey report, "Digital America: A Tale of the Have and Have-Mores," and shows how …

Travel Industry

Cookiewall

De apps en sites van FD Mediagroep (waarvan BNR onderdeel is) gebruiken de volgende cookies en/of vergelijkbare technieken: Functionele cookies om de …

Ranking the world’s most expensive cities for expats

Moving to a new country is one of the most expensive endeavours any of us will undertake. Naturally, it’s important to try and keep costs down. This …

The Trouble With Tourists From Berlin to Hong Kong

Cities like Barcelona, Berlin, Lisbon and Hong Kong, which only became major tourist destinations in the last couple of decades, are starting to look …

For the friendliest places on the planet, think Honolulu or Amsterdam -- but not L.A.?

As cities go, Honolulu and Amsterdam couldn't be more different. But they do have this in common: They're open, friendly, inviting. That's according to a recent Travelzoo poll of 6,000 travelers who responded to the company's online survey.<p>Honolulu came in first for friendliest city in the U.S. The …

Los Angeles

Alfa Romeo Giulia Interior: Your First Look

A closer look at the interior of Alfa's BMW M3 fighter.<p>Last month, Alfa Romeo unveiled its new 3-series-fighting Giulia. For a few days, we hemmed, hawed, oohed, ahhed, and then were refocused ourselves on more reality-base concerns, like how many cars have been recalled for Takata airbag issues. …

Dutch SolaRoad outperforming expectations

Delamination Among 230-Foot-Long Bike Path's Minor Issue<p>There's a ribbon of bike path in Holland that's been topped with tempered glass and solar panels to generate electricity. The SolaRoad, as it's called, is throwing off more power than originally predicted. It's only been six months since the …

Top 10 food markets in Europe

Photograph: Wilkes McDermid / ©Wilkes888 Photography/©Wilkes888 Photography<p>Pizza at Born & Raised. Photograph: Wilkes McDermid/Wilkes888 Photography<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2014/11/27/1417085098866/17802f8e-0b6f-4614-945a-6cb5cb1a91f2-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: …

Has Personal Technology Killed the Mystery of Travel?

I recently traveled out of the country. What was most striking about this recent trip was the constant and inescapable presence of personal technology. At the airport, on the airplane, in the customs line, at the baggage claim, in the hotel lobby, at the hotel bar, by the pool, on the beach, in the …

Trails

Around Greenland's Coldest Settlement in the Depths of Winter: Going Barmy instead of Balmy on the Looney Front - Part 2

Greenland's indigenous Inuit, inured though they were to the rigours of the far north, never established any permanent settlement in Kangerlussuaq at the top end of a 118-mile-long fjord on the west coast of the world's largest island. It wasn't that it was 60 miles above the Arctic Circle; many of …

Nature

Novelist Jessie Burton on Amsterdam

The author of The Miniaturist on the beguiling blend of tradition and modernity (and pancakes) in a city that provided the inspiration for her 17th-century-set debut novel and Waterstones Book of the Year 2014<p><b>Amsterdam is classically romantic but is also funky, forward-thinking</b> and …

A guide to Amsterdam's Red Light District

Amsterdam's infamous Red Light District is a carnival of vice, with skimpily-clad commercial sex workers in brothel windows, raucous bars, haze-filled 'coffeeshops', strip shows and mind-boggling museums. It's not for everyone.<p>If you choose to satisfy your curiosity with a wander around the area, …

Emirates Argues Why It's Good for Europe's Economy

Emirates said its airline operations added a 6.8 billion-euro ($7.6 billion) annual windfall to the European economy, as the Dubai-based carrier …

Emirates Plans $1 Billion Bond Sale to Expand A380 Fleet

Emirates, the world’s biggest airline by international passenger traffic, plans to sell $1 billion of Islamic bonds to pay for superjumbo jet …

The 20 most visited cities in the world

Euromonitor International recently released data on the most visited cities by international tourists in 2013, and Asian cities dominated the list.<p>Hong Kong took the top spot, with over 25 million international visitors. Singapore and Bangkok trailed right behind. In fact, 11 of the top 20 cities …

Travel (and Stay) Healthy

The last thing you want to happen on your vacation or while you are traveling--or even when you return home--is to get sick. That's no fun at all.<p>So it pays to be prepared...before <i>and</i> during your trip.<p><b>Here are a couple of tips that can help keep you healthy and happy:</b><p><b>Before you go...</b><p><b>Make sure</b> …

Hotels Can Track Those Towels That You Steal

There's something utterly delicious about hotel beds... and towels... and robes. They're so decadently fluffy and epically cozy, we'd totally steal them if we could.<p>And much of the time, we do. Towels are among the most-stolen items in hotels, The Telegraph reports. We could've guessed that.<p>But we</i> …