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Whales, From Above

Whales, From Above

The photographer Sutton Lynch is documenting a dramatic turning point off the coast of Long Island — a resurgence of sea life after decades of depletion. By Ellie Duke Photographs and Video by Sutton Lynch Sutton Lynch rises most days before the sun, arriving at Atlantic Beach in Amagansett, N.Y., for the early-morning calm. It’s…
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Amsterdam: The European capital fighting bad tourists

Amsterdam: The European capital fighting bad tourists

The Dutch capital is only home to about 800,000 people but draws up to 20 million tourists a year. Now, new policies are encouraging sustainable tourism to everyone. On a recent weekday, sunlight streamed through the clouds high above Amsterdam, casting rays on the city’s gabled buildings, its arching bridges and a sign in English…
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What’s left of New York’s Dutch past?

The architecture, language and culture of New Netherland influences New York today, even if most modern-day inhabitants have little idea of the history beneath their feet. From BBC When his children were at preschool in Hackensack, New Jersey, building restorer and historian Tim Adriance taught them a simple nursery rhyme. Although it has a Dutch…
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Proud Mary

Coffee at 140 $ a cup

A café in Melbourne, Australia offers its customers a unique experience by serving a cup of coffee for 140 dollars, 50 times the market price. The city of Melbourne has a tradition of coffee culture, which was fostered by Italian and Greek migration from the 1940s. For those seeking an experience at another level, the…
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Spanish Iberian Ham

Why Spanish Iberian Ham Is The World’s Most Expensive Cured Meat

Iberian ham, or Jamón Ibérico, is one of the most expensive meats in the world. A leg of it can cost as much as $4,500. It is made from the rear leg of the black Iberian pig, a rare breed that can be found in the southern and western regions of the Iberian Peninsula, which comprises…
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Living in a Van Winter

Living in a Van during Heavy Snowfall in Winter

This video is the day I stayed in the car in the heavy snowfall area “Niseko”. We are recording the state of the car camp in the minivan. It is our real appearance living in a light car. Niseko is one of Japan’s famous snow resorts. Hokkaido is a wonderful place where you can enjoy…
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KLM Free Wifi

Possibly Free WiFi on all KLM flights

Steps ahead  antonfoek/eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, January 2, 2023– Starting this month, KLM will test whether it is possible to allow passengers to make massive use of WiFi during intercontinental flights.  The airline is going one step further than it did in April 2021. At that time, the aim was that eighteen Boeing 737-800s would be equipped…
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Bear Man with dog in forest

This man and his dog spent seven years walking around the world

Tom Turcich, from New Jersey, became the 10th person on record to achieve this remarkable feat, while his four-legged companion Savannah was the first dog to do so. The pair were greeted with a huge homecoming celebration attended by many of Turcich’s friends and family, along with well wishers. The triumphant moment brought about the…
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Ennis Cehic

Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

May 2022  By: ENNIS ĆEHIĆ Amsterdam, May 25th 2022–Though it seemed to be impossible, even miraculous, it really, really happened. Jim, 25, from Brooklyn, a ‘creatively ambitious’ and ‘peer-oriented’ fashion buyer was standing in front of the mirror in his bedroom when he noticed something abnormal happening on the chest pocket of his new T-shirt. The…
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Mimosa Route France

France’s 130km Mimosa Route

As the snow-capped peaks of the Maritime Alps faded into the distance behind me, I followed my guide Maddy Polomeni further along a corridor of golden mimosa blossoms as we hiked towards an abandoned quarry in the Massif de l’Esterel mountain range. Although it was the latter end of the flowering season, there was still an…
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