Amsterdam

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AMSTERDAM Most Efficient You can rent bicycles at most railway stations, and many streets have designated bike lanes. Cost From $8.50 a day. Scenic but Slow With more than 150 canals in the city, "canal buses" are ideal for exploring. Take the ...
Where to Eat and Drink Score a between-flights sugar fix at Multivlaai. The Dutch café serves more than 40 types of Limburgse vlaaien (buttery, flan-like pastries). Strawberry and rice pudding are the biggest crowd-pleasers. For another local fav...
Manhattan and Amsterdam share more than just history. With a calendar of events, hotel recommendations, the latest restaurant openings, and a list of must-see museum exhibitions, www.newyorkamsterdam.com helps art lovers traveling between the two ...
One of Europe's largest mosques is rising over Rotterdam, and many residents are none too pleased. Its ornamented façade and arched windows appear transplanted from afar, and in fact the design was inspired by mosques in Cairo and Dubai. At a rece...
The multilevel Odeon (460 Singel; 31-20/521-8555; www.odeonamsterdam.nl), along Amsterdam's Singel Canal, is a playground for sophisticates who like their culture by day and their cocktails by night. The owners of the city's chic Hotel Arena have ...
Lower-priced hotels have long been the realm of Muzak-filled lobbies outfitted with worse-for-wear furniture and industrial carpeting. But the genre has entered a new era. A wine bar?A sleek lounge area?Free Wi-Fi?Walk into the recently opened Hya...