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Amsterdam

The Emerald Waterways.

Cruising

The Cruise Director: here comes Cruise Week

Sally Macmillan The third National Cruise Week starts next Monday, with cruises worth $100,000 up for grabs.

Q&A

Famous flyer: Lysandra Fraser

Lysandra Fraser

Nina Karnikowski Lysandra Fraser loved her Contiki tour and always packs Vegemite.

The Backpacker

Why do people go wild when they travel?

Magaluf, Spain. Street.

The Backpacker The infamous Magaluf sex video was shocking ... but not that shocking for seasoned travellers.

Q&A

Famous flyer: Hayden Tee

Nina Karnikowski An unusual approach to what to take on holiday is recounted by this musical theatre star.

More stories on Amsterdam

Photo galleries

Eight of the world's best airport hotels

Inside the spa at Sofitel London Heathrow.

A comfortable bed, good shower, dark rooms and absolute quiet are other cravings of the jetlagged. Nobody wants to be desperate for sleep and have to listen to aeroplanes or traffic noise.

All aboard the beer bike

Beer bike passengers

Tourists in Amsterdam can rent a pedal-powered bar dubbed the 'beer bike'.

Travellers Tips

Netherlands

Hans Brinker: the worst hotel in the world?

Hans Brinker

Shaney Hudson It’s a fairly bold move to call yourself the worst hotel in the world, but it could mean good business.

Europe

Keys to the cities

When in room ... and from Hotel Le Continental, Bordeaux.

A Bordeaux bolthole for $120 a night? A riverside retreat in Lisbon for the same? Here's our guide to some of Europe's best-value hotels and guesthouses this season.

More travellers tips on Amsterdam

Map of Amsterdam

Travel News

Taiwan's first budget airline to launch maiden flight

Tiger Airways Tigerair

1:20pm | Taiwan's first budget airline Tigerair Taiwan will make its maiden flight later this month, signalling a new era for one of Asia's most popular tourist destination.

Food, wine, women: 15 reasons why France is so popular

JOLYON ATTWOOLL 10:59am | France was confirmed as the most visited country in the world this month – and by a huge margin. But why?

Tony Abbott, Barack Obama: Western leaders 'banned' from Russian airport's duty-free shop

OLIVER SMITH 9:42am | Tony Abbott and six other western leaders have been banned from a Russian airport duty-free shop.

North Korea tightens grip on SIM cards used by tourists

9:19am | North Korea is ensuring once tourists leave the country, their SIM card doesn't fall into local hands.

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