How to visit Amsterdam without leaving home

Amsterdam is usually one of the easiest and most pleasurable city break destinations imaginable. The Dutch capital is just a stone’s throw from the UK, accessible by plane (1hr 5m), train (3h 41m), or boat (9h 40m on an overnight sleeper ferry and metro via the hook of Holland).

While currently cut off from the city’s charms – from its famed canals and gabled houses to its smorgasbord of museums and galleries – those craving a slice of the Netherlands can still get their kicks, albeit remotely.

Here’s the ultimate armchair travellers’ guide to Amsterdam.

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Anne Frank House

The famous Secret Annex where Anne Frank hid and wrote her diary during the Nazi occupation usually attracts 1.3 million visitors a year.

Even though it’s closed its doors temporarily, the museum is giving people all over the world the chance to get an idea of what life must

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Queer Eye’s Bobby Berk Is Giving Design Advice On Animal Crossing

Can’t seem to get your Animal Crossing home perfectly decorated? Bobby Berk is here to help

One of the greatest things about Animal Crossing is how completely customizable the game is. You can make your island, your museum, and your home exactly how you want them to be, as long as you collect enough materials and DIY recipes to make the furniture and decor you need. But with all that freedom comes a lot of design pressure, and those without a natural eye for DIY are turning to the experts for help. Most notably, Queer Eye‘s resident design expert, Bobby Berk, has been on Twitter the last few days critiquing people’s Animal Crossing homes and helping them add the perfect touches to create their cozy island paradises.

The official Queer Eye Twitter account shared the opportunity with followers to post some screenshots of their islands so

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Billionaires’ Homes On Coronavirus Video Chats

Two weeks ago Claude Taylor and Jessie Bahrey launched a Twitter account called Room Rater (@RateMySkypeRoom). In it, the boyfriend-girlfriend team comment on and score the background decor of broadcasters, pundits, and celebrities forced to do interviews from home during coronavirus physical-isolation orders.

In brief, pointed tweets, they weigh-in on art selection, bookshelves (content and arrangement), lamp placement, color palettes… you name it. Although neither has a background in interior design, their comments address some newly universal aesthetic questions: Will having a bookcase in the background make me look smarter? Is my wallpaper dorky? Am I force for good in the world during uncertain times?

Room Rater quickly accrued 100,000 followers and Taylor has appeared on Inside Edition and been interviewed by numerous websites. Subjects of their tweets have begun to tweet back, begging for higher scores.

Peter Baker of the New York Times added artwork to his

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25 Things You Don’t Know About Me

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Nikki Bella — who’s currently expecting her first child with fiancé Artem Chigvintsev — opened up exclusively to Us Weekly about 25 things you might not know about her — including her favorite foods, her first job and what she’s learned about herself from being on reality TV. Read on to learn more about E!’s Total Bellas star.

1. I love to bake when I can. Cheesecake is my specialty.

2. I love writing poetry. I’ve saved all of my poems since elementary school.

3. My goal is to retire in Napa Valley and Lake Tahoe. I hope to have my Bonita Bonita [wine company with my twin sister, Brie Bella] tasting room ready to serve our wine.

4. I’m obsessed with water tubing. I used to do it every summer.

5. I’d love to specialize in the Argentine tango and perform with

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