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Rihanna's Love Affair In Amsterdam

Rihanna's Love Affair In Amsterdam

Rihanna's heart may not be altogether faithful as she dives headfirst into a sordid love affair in Amsterdam... with pot. While it's no secret that Rihanna has a special place in her heart for the plant and photos of the illustrious singer inundated by the drug are already making the rounds, Rihanna upped it to eleven when she started wearing her pot-friendly wardrobe around the city.

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Amsterdam More Than A Place To Get High

Amsterdam More Than A Place To Get High

Its no secret that Amsterdam has quite a reputation amongst certain crowds – a fact not helped by major celebrities like Rihanna painting the city as a hedonists paradise – but that image couldn't be further from the truth. A city with a soul of its own, Amsterdam has plenty of sights and places to go like the newly reopened Rijksmuseum for the casual tourist without the need to dive into the wild side

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Amsterdam Heats Up With the Amsterdam Dance Event

Amsterdam Heats Up With the Amsterdam Dance Event

Are you ready to dance? The Amsterdam Dance Event is kicking off on October 16th and there's never been a better time for dance lovers to visit the famed European city. With Richie Hawtin making a major public appearance, it will be the place for music lovers, Hawtin fans, and dance aficionados alike.

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Novel Restaurant Offers Tables... For One In Amsterdam

Novel Restaurant Offers Tables... For One In Amsterdam

Novel at best, anti-social at worst, Eenmaal in Amsterdam is living up to the city's reputation for cultural oddities and strange sights to see. Offering up only tables for one, many of which face directly at a wall or away from the center of the room in general, the curious restaurant is just one more thing to check out in Amsterdam.

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Bikers Storm Famous Amsterdam Museum

Bikers Storm Famous Amsterdam Museum

Amsterdam's cyclist community has a lot to celebrate with the much awaited reopening of the Rijksmuseum, a fascinating piece of architecture complete with a bikepath cutting straight through its heart. To celebrate the event, thousands of eager bicyclists took to the newly reopened path and carried on the tradition started in 1885.

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Van Gogh Still Beloved in Amsterdam

Van Gogh Still Beloved in Amsterdam

Thousands of locals in Amsterdam turned up for the grand reopening of the city's Van Gogh Museum, a welcome return to service following a seven-month refit of the famed artist's museum. Dedicated primarily to Van Gogh, but bringing with his works a touch from those who inspired him, the museum seeks first and foremost to showcase the artist's evolution.

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Iris Film Prize Proudly Accepts Amsterdam Film Festival

Iris Film Prize Proudly Accepts Amsterdam Film Festival

Together with Lisbon, Amsterdam's LGBT film festivals are now a proud part of The Iris Film Prize, an international cooperation between festivals put up by the LGBT community. The international effort brings short films into a bout of friendly, worldwide competition.

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Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum Reopening

Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum Reopening

After years of waiting, the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam is finally reopening. Housing some of the greatest art in the western world, the museum should offer vacationers sufficient reason to head to Netherlands for a vacation and provide locals with an up close look at their hometown's heritage.

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Where's the REAL Hotel Rembrandt?

Where's the REAL Hotel Rembrandt?

Lovers of Dutch art are probably more likely to stay in the Hotel Rembrandt, if they get the chance, than any other hotel in Amsterdam, but there's a problem. The current site with that name isn't actually the original Hotel Rembrandt, leaving some to ponder where the original is.

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Hologram Technology is in Amsterdam (And is Being Used to Sell Shoes)

Hologram Technology is in Amsterdam (And is Being Used to Sell Shoes)

The future is in Amsterdam and it's being used to hock running shoes from Nike at us. Tech heads have been waiting ages to see a functional hologram up close and personal, but having it used publicly as an advertising gimmick is a bit of a letdown. However, seeing the technology out and about makes me hopeful that someday soon I'll have a holograph machine in the middle of my living room.

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Barbra Streisand Snubs Paris for Second Amsterdam Concert

Barbra Streisand Snubs Paris for Second Amsterdam Concert

Rather than perform in Paris, Barbara Streisand will be performing two concerts in Amsterdam. Even with Paris ticket sales lagging, it seems peculiar that she would completely blow off the city for a second concert elsewhere. However, it does seem that Amsterdam loves their Streisand, so go figure.

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Hey Internet, I Think I Found Your Holy Site

Hey Internet, I Think I Found Your Holy Site

Citizens of the internet are known to be smitten with cats, and, with that being the case, this floating cat sanctuary in Amsterdam might just soon become a holy site for netizens to make a trip to.

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Craft Brew Hotspots in Amsterdam

Craft Brew Hotspots in Amsterdam

Though Amsterdam is one of those cities where finding intoxicating products should be easier than practically anywhere else, sometimes travelers want to partake in something that'd be hard to find where they're from. That being the case, this guide from Men's Journal lists some great spots around the city to find remarkable craft beers.

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Amsterdam hopes to host euro 2020 matches

Amsterdam hopes to host euro 2020 matches

With football growing ever so popular around the world and Europe setting the tone Amsterdam wishes to take part by hosting the 2020 European Championships or at least some of the games as the tournament will be held across 13 different cities for the first time ever.

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Amsterdam to raise the prostitution age to 21

Amsterdam to raise the prostitution age to 21

Amsterdam's Red Light District is very famous and popular for it's well known prostitution. Now city officials are trying to protect the workers by increasing the legal age of prostitution and force them to close shop from 4 am to 9 am. In theory this should help deteriorate crime.

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Planet Opera in Amsterdam

Planet Opera in Amsterdam

The Netherlands Opera turns 50 in the 2014-15 season. The Opera opened in 1986 and has a large modern stage that can respond to large scenic demands. The Opera typically presents 11 productions per season. The company makes 23.2 percent of its income in ticket sales and the rest comes from subsides and donations.

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Holly Hagan mistaken for prostitute

Holly Hagan mistaken for prostitute

MTV star from the UK Holly Hagan was thought to be a prostitute while she was in town filming a new series of Geordie Shore in Amsterdam. The 18 year old was surprisingly flattered being that she heard people call her “hot” and once she clarified that she wasn’t a prostitute she was just flattered.

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Kendrick Lamar's performance in Amsterdam

Kendrick Lamar's performance in Amsterdam

Kendrick Lamar American artist based out of the West Coast recently performed in Amsterdam where he absolutely killed it (in the good sense, of course). He got his European fans going when he performed most of his recent hits. Lamar definitely knows what he's doing.

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People dislike electric vehicles

People dislike electric vehicles

Electric vehicles (EV) have recently been growing more and more popular as gas prices have been on the rise. Surprisingly, Amsterdam has been growing a trend of its own but in the opposite direction. They refuse to buy electric vehicles thus leaving manufactures wondering what they are doing wrong.

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Amsterdam's Van Gogh mile

Amsterdam's Van Gogh mile

The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam closed its doors early last September for remodeling purposes. But they weren’t going to let their pieces go with out being exhibited so they moved their pieces to a close museum. Incase you didn’t get the memo they have suspended a scarlet thread with concealed speakers leading you to the arts current location.

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