| Sep 25, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Paul McCartney doesn't need publicity, but when he wants to, he sure can make a dent. On Monday, he and his band appeared on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" and shut down a stretch of Hollywood Boulevard when they performed for a lucky few thousand at the late-...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 3:35 PM
Ike Barinholtz finds no downtime working as a writer for and costar of Fox's "The Mindy Project," but the Chicago native wouldn't trade the job for anything.
"It's long hours and I don't look good anymore and my blood pressure is higher and my weight...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 7:47 AM
Guillermo-Alejandro de Orange juró hoy su cargo y fue investido rey de los Países Bajos en una ceremonia celebrada en la Nieuwe Kerk de Amsterdam, durante una sesión conjunta de los Estados Generales (parlamento) neerlandeses.
“Juro que defenderé y...
| May 5, 2013
| 5:30 AM
AMSTERDAM — A scrum of international TV reporters, photographers and other media packed the Gallery of Honor at the Rijksmuseum on a recent spring morning, while producers negotiated with publicists for time to shoot spots in front of Rembrandt's...
| Nov 28, 2012
In 2009, Alison Sudol (who records under the name A Fine Frenzy) released “Bomb in a Birdcage,” a catchy and charming electro-pop album whose songs earned placement in work like the Selena Gomez film “Monte Carlo” and Zac Efron...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 9:05 PM
On July 18, I rode a Thalys train from Paris to Amsterdam.
Early in the 3.5-hour trip I met a businesswoman from Israel on her way to Amsterdam.
Our conversation in the lounge car took an interesting turn after I asked whether being a woman was a...
| Jan 3, 2012
The winter cruising season is well under way, and that means the southern ports are filling up with returning cruise ships with trips to warmer climes through next April. For those playing at home, here's a roundup by port of which ships are sailing...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 4:49 PM
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...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 1:10 PM
A stage, film and television actor, Stephen Lang is known for his commanding roles. One of the stars of "Avatar," the 59-year-old New Yorker currently can be seen in the Fox series "Terra Nova."
Lang's love of traveling began early. "The first trip I...
| Jan 23, 2011
Here is 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 are also listed; check with the cruise line, though, because dates can change.
AIDA Cruises, (011) 49-...
| Dec 5, 2010
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...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 10:15 AM
The Netherlands plans to ban foreigners from the country's famed pot shops, a decision Amsterdam's tourism industry hopes goes up in smoke.
The Dutch Cabinet late last month said the measure was needed to "reduce nuisance and drugs tourism," arguing that...