Netherlands Travel Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. UNESCO and ICC join forces to end impunity for destruction of cultural heritageRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 14 |

    New York, June 14 :The United Nations cultural agency and International Criminal Court are working together in the fight against impunity for deliberate destruction of cultural heritage, which could constitute a war crime. Visiting the Court at its headquarters in The Hague on Tuesday, Irina Bokova, Director-General of the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization , met with ICC President Silvia Fernandez de Gurmandi, and Deputy Prosecutor James Stewart, to explore ways to deepen cooperation on the protection of cultural heritage and the fight against impunity of war crimes.


  2. Vision Group's best farmers arrive in the NetherlandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | New Vision

    They touched down in Amsterdam at around 7:00am local time. KLM is one of the sponsors of the competition.


  3. A trip through cheese cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | SFGate

    At the Friday market in Alkmaar, carriers use a "cheese-barrow" to bring wheels to and from the Weigh House. At the Friday market in Alkmaar, carriers use a "cheese-barrow" to bring wheels to and from the Weigh House.


  4. Autobiography chronicles extensive career of native Nova Scotian turned prodigyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | The Chronicle Herald

    Although he loved growing up in Merigomish back in the '50s, Ron Murdock always felt the pull to explore the world. "I would stand at MacDonald's grocery store as a child, next to the mainline tracks that went from Sydney to Truro or out west, and just watch the long freight trains go by," says Murdock.


  5. 'It's an awful dream': 'Noah's Ark' crashes into Norwegian Coast Guard patrol boatRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | The Washington Post

    In what is not quite a disaster of Biblical proportions, a replica Noah's Ark collided with another boat at sea. No living thing, human or otherwise, was injured on Friday when the wood-and-steel ship smashed into the Norwegian Coast Guard vessel moored in an Oslo harbor.


  6. Travel: Unspoiled Alentejo - perfect for the art of doing nothingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 12 | Jerusalem Post

    Visiting here last month, I felt I was in a time warp - this is how Tuscany or the French Riviera once must have been before being inundated with holidaymakers. THE MOUNTAIN village of Castelo de Vide, pop.


  7. Europe in Late September - Where to?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | Ask MetaFilter

    I have the opportunity to spend a week on vacation in Europe in late September, and I'm paralyzed by all the possible choices of where to go. Help me decide! I have a work trip to Amsterdam and would like to tack on a week somewhere else in Europe.


  8. Going Dutch? Shelby Watson is looking for fundraising to compete in AmsterdamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | The Daily Record

    The 18-year-old wheelchair racer has been invited to the Par Athletic Challenge World Event in the Netherlands to take on other top para-athletes on July 6. However she needs to raise 2,000 by the end of the month otherwise she won't be going. The money is needed to cover travel and accommodation costs for Shelby and her carer and coach Anne McKie.


  9. Molecular motors start chemically-fuelled journeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | Chemistry World

    For many years chemists have sought to emulate how the single chemical fuel adenosine triphosphate powers natural motor proteins inside cells. Now, David Leigh 's group at the University of Manchester, UK, has finally achieved that goal.


  10. Netflix Drives To 'Where The Road Runs Out'; FilmBuff...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | Deadline

    The first film ever to shoot in Equatorial Guinea will stream for audiences in the English-speaking world, as Netflix has announced acquisition of the drama Where The Road Runs Out . The streaming service is planning an early 2017 release for subscribers in the U.S., Canada, The UK, Australia, New Zealand, and English speaking African countries.


  11. At the Friday market in Alkmaar, carriers useRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | Newsday

    At the Friday market in Alkmaar, carriers use a ?cheese-barrow? to bring wheels to and from the Weigh House, just as they have for centuries. Photo Credit: Rick Steves Europe / Cameron Hewitt When I'm traveling, I become a cultural chameleon.


  12. Alphatron Offers Discount to Green Award ShipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | Marine News

    From left of right: Jan Fransen - Executive Director Green Award, Luuk Vroombout - CEO Alphatron Marine Group, Dimitrios Mattheou - Chairman Green Award and Takayoshi Tsuchida - President Japan Radio Co Ltd Following a cooperation sealed between Alphatron Marine and Green Award Foundation at Posidonia in Athens, Greece, Alphatron Marine will reward Green Award certified ships with a discount of 10 percent that applies to a range of products and services for both seagoing and inland navigation ships. Green Award certificate implies that a ship's performance is of such high standards of safety and quality that the ship qualifies for the Green Award requirements.


  13. Will KLM pilots strike alongside their Air France colleagues?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | The Independent

    Q I see that Air France pilots are planning a strike from 11-14 June. Will KLM still operate flights as normal? A It's a good question, because Air France is the owner of the Dutch airline, KLM.


  14. Callan Solem Is Handling The Unexpected On Her Road To The OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | Chronicle of the Horse

    The Rome Nations Cup was a learning experience in spades for Callan Solem and VDL Wizard. Photo by Bob Langrish Callan Solem and VDL Wizard completed their first observation event at the Rome CSIO last week, where Solem jumped to 8 faults in Round 1 of the Nations Cup and 4 in Round 2. The U.S. team finished in a tie for second overall.


  15. Swiss Launch Record-Breaking TunnelRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 6 | PaintSquare

    The world's longest, deepest tunnel opened last week in Switzerland with much fanfare celebrating completion of the mega project's 17-year construction timeline. At 35 miles long and about 7,545 feet deep, the twin-bore Gotthard Base Tunnel connects northern and southern Europe via high-speed rail travelling a flat route under the Swiss Alps.


  16. 18 Places Every Woman Should Visit -- By HerselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 6 | Switched

    Doing things alone can be immensely therapeutic: A solo meal can help you really appreciate food; a solitary walk can be a rare opportunity to think; and traveling by yourself can be an incredible opportunity for self-discovery and personal growth. Solo trips are all the rage right now: A 2014 survey by found that 72% of American women have traveled alone, for business or pleasure.


  17. Stepping back into the 19th century: The incredible Italian castle...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 6 | Daily Mail

    From heading to the Med to avoiding the long-haul: The Crafty Traveller reveals how to dodge rip-off prices in the school holidays The bizarre attraction where love goes to die: Museum of Broken Relationships displays underwear, wedding dresses and letters belonging to jilted partners Why you should ALWAYS bolt your hotel door: Shocking footage shows guests unlocking three rooms with the same key card after a stranger surprised them in the middle of the night EasyJet passengers forced to spend the night in hotels after their flight from Liverpool to Amsterdam was delayed by 16 'disruptive' travellers The land that time forgot: From monster lizards to 'dinosaur' birds, Libby Purves goes on a Galapagos wildlife adventure that's out of this world My high-seas hell: A seafarer who dreamed about being swept off her feet by Captain Jack discovers that real pirates are a far cry from her ... (more)


  18. Tourism Ireland teams up with KLM to grow tourist numbers to Northern IrelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 6 | Ballymoney Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Tourism Ireland has teamed up with KLM to highlight its flight from Amsterdam to Belfast, as well as transit possibilities with KLM via Amsterdam s Schiphol Airport to Belfast.


  19. Rick Steves: For a classic cultural experience in Europe, say cheeseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 3 |

    When I'm traveling, I become a cultural chameleon. I love a cup of Earl Grey tea when I'm in England, and I love a cheese course when I'm in France.


  20. Faster Internet: Surface plasmons could lead the wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 3 | UPI

    Researchers in the Netherlands are studying surface plasmons in search of a fiber-optic breakthrough to pave the way for faster Internet technologies. Most of the main drags that make up the Internet's information superhighway are fiber-optic cables.