The Radar: Places to Enjoy the Simple Life, Holiday Travel Tips, Amsterdam’s New Eastern Harbor

  • Take a break from your busy schedule and visit one of these places in the U.S. where relaxation is easy and living a simple life is practically a requirement. [USA Today]
  • As the holiday season approaches, use these travel tips to make your trip more comfortable and less stressful. [Frommer’s]
  • Once an area filled with freighters and steamers, Amsterdam’s renovated Eastern Harbor now features a variety of architectural styles as well as scenic views of the water. [Gadling]

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  1. Amelia
    November 27, 2011, 10:27 am

    I love everything about Amsterdam, especially the trains that split into two, although it can be a little nerve racking knowing whether or not you are on right bit of train.

  2. sophie
    November 22, 2011, 8:56 am

    It is important to take a break from your busy life to enjoy the finer things in life such as relaxation.

  3. chloe
    November 21, 2011, 9:35 am

    Amsterdam is a fabulous place to visit, but I particularly like it during the christmas build up when there is plenty of tradition about the place, giving you a real feel as to what Amsterdam is all about.