Amsterdam travel tips: Where to go and what to see in 48 hours

48 Hours in Amsterdam: Where to go and what to see

White-rumped vultures were once a familiar sight in the cities of southern Asia, with a population numbering millions, but its numbers plummeted fast in the 1990s. It was discovered that an anti-inflammatory drug used to treat injured cattle was to blame. When the cattle died, the vultures would ingest the drug and suffer a slow, painful death

In pictures: Atlas of Rare Birds by Dominic Couzens

White-rumped vultures were once a familiar sight in the cities of southern Asia, with a population numbering millions, but its numbers plummeted fast in the 1990s. It was discovered that an anti-inflammatory drug used to treat injured cattle was to blame. When the cattle died, the vultures would ingest the drug and suffer a slow, painful death

Bonjour mes amis!   The entire population of Holland is excited about the fact that we're in the semi-finals of the world's largest soccer t...

Bonjour mes amis! The entire population of Holland is excited about the fact that we're in the semi-finals of the world's largest soccer t...

https://flic.kr/p/BbyzhF | Hobby gardens, Noordendijk, Dordrecht |    In earlier times, when the city population was financially not as good as now. Some lucky people had a piece of land. Available by the municipality and placed in an association. On this piece of land they could then grow some vegetables. These pieces of land still exist. But now as allotment. People use it as a hobby garden and sometimes as little cottage for the weekend.

https://flic.kr/p/BbyzhF | Hobby gardens, Noordendijk, Dordrecht | In earlier times, when the city population was financially not as good as now. Some lucky people had a piece of land. Available by the municipality and placed in an association. On this piece of land they could then grow some vegetables. These pieces of land still exist. But now as allotment. People use it as a hobby garden and sometimes as little cottage for the weekend.

B℮n posted a photo:  © all rights reserved by B℮n  Texel is an island in the province of North Holland in the Netherlands. It is the largest and most populated island of the West Frisian Islands in the Wadden Sea. The island is situated north of Den Helder. The dune landscape on Texel is a unique habitat for wildlife. Notable areas include De Slufter, where the tide comes in and meets the dunes, forming a marshy environment rich in both fauna and flora. Texel is known for its wildlife…

B℮n posted a photo: © all rights reserved by B℮n Texel is an island in the province of North Holland in the Netherlands. It is the largest and most populated island of the West Frisian Islands in the Wadden Sea. The island is situated north of Den Helder. The dune landscape on Texel is a unique habitat for wildlife. Notable areas include De Slufter, where the tide comes in and meets the dunes, forming a marshy environment rich in both fauna and flora. Texel is known for its wildlife…

From home swap to local discoveries. Learn more about the City of bicycles with our blog and the opportunity to live like a local through house exchange.

Home Swap - Amsterdam: the City of Bicycles

From home swap to local discoveries. Learn more about the City of bicycles with our blog and the opportunity to live like a local through house exchange.

Floating Pavilion - Pinned by Mak Khalaf Rotterdam is a city in South Holland the Netherlands located geographically within the RhineMeuseScheldt river delta at the North Sea. Its history goes back to 1270 when a dam was constructed in the Rotte river and people settled around it for safety. In 1340 Rotterdam was granted city rights by the Count of Holland and slowly grew into a major logistic and economic centre. Nowadays it is home to Europe's largest port and has a population of 624799…

Floating Pavilion - Pinned by Mak Khalaf Rotterdam is a city in South Holland the Netherlands located geographically within the RhineMeuseScheldt river delta at the North Sea. Its history goes back to 1270 when a dam was constructed in the Rotte river and people settled around it for safety. In 1340 Rotterdam was granted city rights by the Count of Holland and slowly grew into a major logistic and economic centre. Nowadays it is home to Europe's largest port and has a population of 624799…

Bourtange is a village in the Vlagtwedde area of Holland, with a population of 430. Its star fort was built in 1593 during the Eighty Years’ War when William I of Orange wanted to control the only road between Germany and the city of Groningen. Bourtange was restored to its mid-18th century state in 1960, and is currently used as an open-air museum.

This Is How the World Might Look From an Astronaut's Perspective

Bourtange is a village in the Vlagtwedde area of Holland, with a population of 430. Its star fort was built in 1593 during the Eighty Years’ War when William I of Orange wanted to control the only road between Germany and the city of Groningen. Bourtange was restored to its mid-18th century state in 1960, and is currently used as an open-air museum.

Spunky seniors invite you to lunch in delightful Meals on Wheels campaign By Katie Dupere2016-07-16 12:03:00 UTC  Lola Silvestri is 94 years old and absolutely electric.  Her house is unapologetically covered in bold pink damask-print wallpaper and tiny amusing trinkets. Shes bubbly and fiercely independent  and shes ready to eat.  Lola is inviting you to lunch. And its an honor.  Lola is one of seven seniors featured in a new campaign from Meals on Wheels a nationwide network of…

Spunky seniors invite you to lunch in delightful Meals on Wheels campaign By Katie Dupere2016-07-16 12:03:00 UTC Lola Silvestri is 94 years old and absolutely electric. Her house is unapologetically covered in bold pink damask-print wallpaper and tiny amusing trinkets. Shes bubbly and fiercely independent and shes ready to eat. Lola is inviting you to lunch. And its an honor. Lola is one of seven seniors featured in a new campaign from Meals on Wheels a nationwide network of…

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