Saved by a whisker: Hero fire crews bring lifeless cat out of burning building and revive it with oxygen
Footage of firefighters battling to save a cat that was rescued from a burning building has been released for the first time. Sammy, a ginger cat, was rescued by fire crews after a blaze broke out Delfshaven neighbourhood of Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
Original architecture, old masters and local jazz music: Discover Rotterdam
Rebuilt and re-imagined in the wake of the Second World War when, sadly, much of the original architecture was flattened, this handsome, design-focused city fuses old and new with typically effortless Dutch style and poise. And thanks to the comings ...
Rotterdam: cruise port guide
Young Dutch artists descended on the city in the first part of this century (fleeing Amsterdam as rents there rocketed), and though many have moved on to even cheaper Berlin, they've injected Rotterdam with a little bohemian flair. ... You can buy one ...
Police catch two escaped tigers near Dutch village
Two tigers escaped from a big cat shelter near a small Dutch village on Saturday and were tracked by police for hours before being subdued with tranquilliser darts. Residents in the village of Oldeberkoop, population 1,500, were warned to stay indoors ...
KAAN Architecten's new De Bank building in Rotterdam
The original building, designed in 1950-1955 by architect Prof. Henri Timo Zwiers, has a big mosaic in the hall by Dutch artist Louis van Roode. The building was originally the headquarters of the Nederlandsche Bank, hence the project's nickname "De Bank".
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Rotterdam: Hidden treasures of a modern city
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When thinking of The Netherlands, most people think of Amsterdam. The canals lined with lovely old houses are part of our image of Holland, along with the windmills and the tulips. My home away from home is the city of Rotterdam. Less than 40 miles ...
From Holland's past to present, Rotterdam is the real deal
But guidebook publisher Lonely Planet named it one of the world's top 10 cities to visit in 2016 — and with good reason. ... It is one European city that has tall buildings, but it also has fanciful, iconic structures like the Erasmus Bridge, a ...
Hans Becker, the maverick seeking to transform retirement living
He is an iconoclastic radical who for more than 30 years has devoted himself to upending elderly care in the Netherlands and, increasingly, across the world (in October China's National Real Estate Managers' Association appointed him chief ...
48 Hours In: Rotterdam
Start at the Rotterdam tourist office (9) at Coolsingel 195-197 (00 31 900 403 40 65; rotterdam.info ) with an overview of the city using its interactive 3D model. Then cross ... Westersingel feels typically Dutch, with canal-like ponds running down ...
Lonely Planet's top travel destinations for 2016
Cities: Kotor, Montenegro; Quito, Ecuador; Dublin; George Town, Malaysia; Rotterdam, Netherlands; Mumbai, India; Fremantle, Australia; Manchester, England; Nashville; and Rome. Regions: Transylvania, Romania; west Iceland; Valle de Vinales, Cuba; ...
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