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  • Readers recommend: Utah inn and Dutch lodgings

    UTAH Heaven in minutes The Castle Valley Inn is a beautiful, comfortable and affordable selection. Just minutes from the Colorado River, the national parks and Moab. The inn is nestled in the Castle Valley, familiar from movies. Castle Valley Inn, HC64...
  • Amsterdam romances guests at a Thanksgiving destination wedding

    When friends heard where my stepson and his fiancée were planning to tie the knot, the inevitable response was: "Cool. Is she Dutch?" In fact, neither of these two adventurous young people possesses even one strand of Low Country DNA. They just like...
  • See Washington, D.C., like a local

    Washington is steeling itself for President-elect Barack Obama's inauguration on Jan. 20. Hotels have long sold out, and space on residents' floors is going by the square foot. But visitors have reason to be excited. They'll be on hand for a historic...
  • 2008 Saturn Astra XR: Call it Euro brash

    2008 Saturn Astra XR: Call it Euro brash
    I come from a long line of Europeans -- illiterate, mud-eating Europeans from the Outer Hebrides, to be exact, whose idea of a good time was to go down to the firth and watch the plague victims wash out to sea. Even so, I've always had an affinity for the...
  • The Dutch embrace Messiaen

    The Dutch embrace Messiaen
    AMSTERDAM -- There have been some things even the most dazed Dutch, hazy-headed from the legal hash and marijuana sold in "coffee shops," probably couldn't have missed this month in their teeming capital. Construction is everywhere, especially along the...
  • Sex, drugs and second thoughts

    Sex, drugs and second thoughts
    Amsterdam The vacation sort of just flew by. After dropping their packs at a hostel, Ryan Ainsworth and his buddy Richie Bendelow found a shop selling 500 herbal potions that promised to make them high and happy in 500 ways. But the young British...
  • Rembrandt or not? Figure it out at the Getty

    Rembrandt or not? Figure it out at the Getty
    Who done it? In the case of Rembrandt, it's a persistent question. ¶ Hundreds of paintings formerly attributed to the 17th century Dutch master have been demoted in the course of a massive research project funded by the Dutch government and investigations...
  • Off The Shelf: What to pack for a trip? Great times -- and tomes -- in Europe

    Off The Shelf: What to pack for a trip? Great times -- and tomes -- in Europe
    Packing for vacation offers special challenges for a family of bookworms. This year we went to Europe, which meant we couldn't just toss a satchel of books into the trunk. Some airlines charge per bag. Heavy luggage costs more. Plus you have to schlep...
  • Your Scene: Amsterdam by night

    Connie Harrington and her husband, Bernie, came across this scene during an after-dinner stroll in Amsterdam. On their three-week European trip this summer, the couple also took an eight-day Rhine River cruise. "It was thrilling to look out our...
  • 'The Tourist,' by Olen Steinhauer

    It was a pleasure to watch events unfold and Olen Steinhauer's skills evolve over the five-novel series he set in an unnamed Soviet bloc nation -- from the police procedural "The Bridge of Sighs" (2003), in which the idealistic cops of the First...
  • U.S. learned intelligence on airline attack suspect while he was en route

    U.S. learned intelligence on airline attack suspect while he was en route
    U.S. border security officials learned of the alleged extremist links of the suspect in the Christmas Day jetliner bombing attempt as he was airborne from Amsterdam to Detroit and had decided to question him when he landed, officials disclosed Wednesday....