Netherlands

World's first sandcastle hotels open

World's first sandcastle hotels open

Life's a beach, then you stay in one. That's the idea at two new pop-up hotels constructed from sand in the Netherlands
Amazing Schiphol airport video shows luggage's wild ride

Amazing Schiphol airport video shows luggage's wild ride

Thought you had a long shclep to the baggage carousel? Take a look at this new video created by Amsterdam's Schiphol airport.
12 amazingly quirky pods for campers

12 amazingly quirky pods for campers

On an island near Amsterdam, 12 surreal installations were inspired by everything from bedbugs to kites
One of the scariest jet landings ever

One of the scariest jet landings ever

A bumpy landing was caught on camera as a KLM flight touched down in Amsterdam
11 of the world's top food museums

11 of the world's top food museums

From kimchi to mustard, chocolate to potatoes, these food shrines offer insight into local delicacies. In some cases maybe a bit too much
And the world's safest city is...

And the world's safest city is...

Asian, European capitals dominate top of the list of safe cities according to a new study
Zaanse Schans: Where beautiful windmills turn back the clock

Zaanse Schans: Where beautiful windmills turn back the clock

On the outskirts of Amsterdam, a forest of traditional windmills resists the wind of change to produce oil, spices and colorings
15 of the world's most spectacular fountains

15 of the world's most spectacular fountains

People never cease to find amazing ways to make water more incredible than it already is. Here are some powerful examples
Bike path inspired by Van Gogh's 'Starry Night' opens in Netherlands

Bike path inspired by Van Gogh's 'Starry Night' opens in Netherlands

Artist creates brilliant tribute to Dutch impressionist painter -- a cycle route that glows in the dark
Heathrow installs 'Scent Globe': Which country has the best smells?

Heathrow installs 'Scent Globe': Which country has the best smells?

UK's Heathrow Airport pairs destinations with fragrances to evoke long distance travel. We do too
Around Amsterdam in 7 strange museums

Around Amsterdam in 7 strange museums

Shrine to a dead cat and a homage to fromage among Dutch capital's eccentric exhibitions
World's best airport bike paths

World's best airport bike paths

Some allow travelers to pedal right up to their plane, others skirt airport perimeters, giving cyclists a closeup view of the behemoths of the sky
'Sci-fi food hall' opens in Netherlands

'Sci-fi food hall' opens in Netherlands

It may look like a gateway across time and space crafted with alien technology, but in reality it's a fruit and vegetable market
This cute dog reunites you with your forgotten airplane items

This cute dog reunites you with your forgotten airplane items

KLM's newest employee is a beagle named "Sherlock" who hunts down passengers to return items they've left behind
iReport: 15 beautiful ways to see Amsterdam

iReport: 15 beautiful ways to see Amsterdam

The canals from different angles and seasons, the flower market, the Skinny Bridge and more favorite scenes from Amsterdam
From Escher to world peace: 7 reasons to visit The Hague

From Escher to world peace: 7 reasons to visit The Hague

Some people see The Hague as Amsterdam's more sedate cousin. Fact is, it's a peaceful diversion from the nonstop energy of Amsterdam
Euro trash tour: Dumpster diver's war on waste

Euro trash tour: Dumpster diver's war on waste

Frenchman travels across Europe fueled only by food recovered from trash cans
iReport assignment: Your photos from Amsterdam

iReport assignment: Your photos from Amsterdam

Have you visited beautiful Amsterdam? Share your best photos and get featured on the site
Amsterdam's Wurlitzer wizards bring back the music

Amsterdam's Wurlitzer wizards bring back the music

Trio of enthusiasts use old boots and springs to revive vintage organ at heart of fabulous art deco movie palace
How not to ride a bike into Amsterdam's canals

How not to ride a bike into Amsterdam's canals

Pedaling around Europe’s busiest cycle city requires steely nerves, sharp eyes and the clunkiest bike you can lay your hands on