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  • 22 cool and unusual hostels

    Hostels can be boring, cheap, safe places to stay for a night. Of course, in Eli Roth's "Hostel" horror flicks, they can lead to torture and malice. This list leaps beyond the bare white walls and hard mattresses, while stopping short of chainsaws and...
  • Needles Found in Sandwiches on US Bound Delta Airlines Flights

    Needles Found in Sandwiches on US Bound Delta Airlines Flights
    ATLANTA -- Four turkey sandwiches found on separate Delta Air Lines flights bound for the United States contained what appeared to be sewing needles, the airline said Monday. The objects were discovered in food on planes as they were en route from...
  • Needles found in airline sandwiches, Delta says; flight to Seattle involved

    Needles found in airline sandwiches, Delta says; flight to Seattle involved
    Dutch authorities have joined the FBI in conducting criminal investigations into the discovery of needles in six sandwiches aboard four Delta Air Lines flights from Amsterdam to the United States, a military police spokesman in the Netherlandssaid...
  • FBI To Investigate Needles Found In Delta Airlines Sandwiches

    FBI To Investigate Needles Found In Delta Airlines Sandwiches
    WASHINGTON -- The FBI says it has launched an investigation into the discovery of sewing needles in four turkey sandwiches on separate Delta Air Lines flights from Amsterdam to the United States. The objects were discovered in food on planes as they were...
  • Mesa Musings: English is my only tongue

    Our culture regularly informs us that it's a big advantage to be bilingual. I accept that. Trilingual? All the better! I, unfortunately, am — and have always been — painfully monolingual. Some would label me monosyllabic. I've never been...
  • How Safe Is Your Elevator?

    How Safe Is Your Elevator?
    At any moment in New York, as many people may be traveling up and down vertically on elevators as there are people using mass transit. 30 million trips each day, on 60,000 elevators in NYC. Yet it is a trust given without question, that our daily use of...
  • Amsterdam: Open Garden Days in June features wonderful outdoor spaces

    Amsterdam: Open Garden Days in June features wonderful outdoor spaces
    My husband's family hails from Amsterdam, so I couldn't resist posting this information when it came into my inbox.  Van Mullekom is a very Dutch name and we hope to visit his homeland next year on a Vikings boat tour. In the meantime, if you plan to see...
  • The Hague: Holland's not-so-naughty other capital

     The Hague: Holland's not-so-naughty other capital
    THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Amsterdam is an amusement park for adults. The Hague is for adults who have grown weary of amusement parks. It is quiet, dignified and elegant compared with its sexy sibling. Two things define The Hague. It is Holland's...
  • Morey Amsterdam family estate sold

    Morey Amsterdam family estate sold
    The longtime Beverly Hills home of the Morey Amsterdam family has sold for $4.9 million. The 5,854-square-foot house, built in 1958, has walls of glass that open to the backyard, a living room with a fireplace and a step-down bar, a breakfast room, a den...
  • Travel info on world cruises

    Here is some information from Cruise Lines International Assn. members that offer world or "grand cruises." A few lines based in other countries also offer similar voyages. Most 2012 world cruises started in January, but there may be availability on...
  • Cruise line listings

    Here's a list of many of the lines that carry passenger traffic, along with a list of their vessels. Ships that are to have maiden voyages this year also are listed; check with the cruise line, though, because dates can change. AIDA Cruises, (011) 49-...
  • Elephant gets contact lens in stepladder operation at Dutch zoo

    Elephant gets contact lens in stepladder operation at Dutch zoo
    Win Thida, a 45-year-old Asian elephant, has become the first pachyderm in Europe to be fitted with a contact lens in an operation that required a stepladder to reach the giant-size patient. The Irish Times reported Win Thida, a native of Burma, had...