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Travel is a great way to spend time with people you love! But figuring out what to do on those trips can be challenging when
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During the Dutch Golden Age (the 1600s), with their trading ships roaming the globe and their leading city the pinnacle of
Arts & Culture
"In today’s world of mobile phones and media a visit to a museum is often a passive and superficial experience."
Culture & Arts
We've already rounded up our pick of the best of this summer's public art shows in America, so now we travel to Europe for some more recommendations.
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I'm a loyal kind of person, even when it comes to favorite cities. So, let me be clear, no European city can surpass the love I feel for Venice, Italy--an affair that reaches back 30 years when I fell fast for a handsome gondolier and his city. Soon, I married my gondolier and began calling the Serenissima, home.
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Truth be told, the pot and the prostitution were minor challenges compared to what I consider to be the thing that is the most irksome about the city: Its countless bicycles coming at you from every direction.
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The 78-year-old woman, who suffers from ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease, was among three terminally ill patients
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Does Northern Europe exist in snow? The travel industry says no. Ski areas aside, most tours and cruises adventure to Scandinavia, Germany and the Netherlands in June and July, when the days are stretched out and soft, like fondue that's been melted in a pot.
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Our media coverage of the current political and military confrontation between Russia and Ukraine demonstrates how relatively
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It had been more than eight years since we were in Amsterdam. When the much-reconfigured Rijksmuseum re-opened, we were ready for another visit to the Netherlands. It was just a matter of following our usual practice of finding a musical event around which to build an itinerary.
Culture & Arts
Go big or go home seems to be the motto in museums today. Since the dawn of the blockbuster exhibitions of the 1980s museums have been actively competing for your entertainment dollars.
Culture & Arts
Let me remind you that when LACMA opened in its present location, admission was initially free. Then policy changed and visitors
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I would like to hear from you, and to know if your trips abroad made you think about LA as often and as much as my recent
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I'm all for open-source. I recommend that writers with whom I work give away their work, either by chapters or the whole
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It's always hard knowing what to do on a layover, unless you are lucky enough to be at an airport that has been perfectly designed for travelers. Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam is one such delightful locale, with so much to see and do it makes you want to stay longer.
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About 1.5 million people tour the Van Gogh Museum annually. Many of them used to visit on hallucinogenic mushrooms, but a 2008 law now prohibits selling 'shrooms.
Culture & Arts
Going on a short press trip to Europe is never a walk in the park. It is more like a headfirst plunge into the local art scene: Exploring, tasting, inhaling it 24/7. And that's exactly how it was during my recent visit to Amsterdam.
Culture & Arts
In 1856, 22-year-old Edgar Degas left the prestigious Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris just a year after he had enrolled.