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Tom DeLonge, Travis Barker and Mark Hoppus are reuniting as Blink-182 for the first time since 2015 for a new international tour. The band is also dropping a new song on Friday, titled "Edging," which marks the first time the trio has been in the studio together in a decade. The international tour will feature openers Turnstile in North America, Rise Against in Australia, The ...

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Amsterdam is a laboratory of progressive living, bottled inside Europe’s finest 17th-century city. Like Venice, this city is a patchwork quilt of elegant architecture and canal-bordered islands anchored upon millions of wooden pilings. But unlike its dwelling-in-the-past, canal-filled cousin, Amsterdam sees itself as a city of the future, built on good living, cozy cafés, great art, street-corner jazz ... and a persistent spirit of live-and-let-live.

As we’ve had to postpone our travels because of the pandemic, I believe a weekly dose of travel dreaming can be good medicine. Here’s one of my favorite European memories from the Netherlands — a reminder of the rich experiences that await us at the other end of this crisis.

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Shame, “Drunk Tank Pink”: The acclaimed British punk band promises a “bigger, bolder” sound on the follow-up to the 2018 debut “Songs Of Praise.”Why Don’t We, “The Good Times and the Bad Ones”: The LA boy band follows its 2018 debut with a sophomore album that features the singles “Fallin’,” “Lotus Inn” and “Slow Down,” which samples Smashing Pumpkins.Sleaford Mods, “Spare Ribs”: The 11th album from the British electropunk duo was preceded by the single “Mork N Mindy.”David Bowie, “Brilliant Live Adventures Part 3: LIVEANDWELL.COM”: This third in a series of six live releases was recorded in New York, Amsterdam, and Rio De Janeiro during the 1997 Earthling tour.

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In hard-hit European cities, residents took a moment each night to express gratitude to doctors, nurses and other health care workers. From Athens and Amsterdam to Rome and Madrid, people stood at windows or on balconies singing, cheering and applauding those on the front lines.

As we’ve had to postpone our travels because of the pandemic, I believe a weekly dose of travel dreaming can be good medicine. Here’s one of my favorite European memories from the seat of a bike in Amsterdam — a reminder of the fun that awaits us at the other end of this crisis.

Austin-based singer-songwriter Bonnie Whitmore has the kind of plaintive vocals that convey a song’s meaning as much as her introspective lyrics. On her new album “Last Will & Testament,” the musician deals with rape culture (“Asked For It”), gun-related rampages (“Time To Shoot”) and the importance of self-care (“Fine”). The daughter of an airline pilot and an opera singer — and the sister of Eleanor Whitmore of the band The Mastersons — Whitmore said there was always music in her household. And thanks to her father’s job, she grew accustomed to traveling constantly, which prepared her for a life of touring. To learn more about Whitmore, check out her website (www.bonniewhitmore.com).

As we've had to postpone our travels because of the pandemic, I believe a weekly dose of travel dreaming can be good medicine. Here's one of my favorite European memories set in Venice — a reminder of the adventures that await us at the other end of this crisis.

For his debut solo single, pop star Wonho decided to take charge from the get-go. Born Lee Ho-Seok, the Korean musician not only co-wrote “Losing You,” he also produced the track and sang it in English. The heartfelt ballad resonated with listeners, hitting No. 1 on the iTunes Top K-Pop Songs chart in countries such as the United States, Australia and United Kingdom. Wonho said that working on his eight-track EP (“WONHO 1st Mini Album Part. 1 Love Synonym (#1): Right for Me”) during the pandemic helped him maintain a sense of normalcy during an abnormal time. Accustomed to constantly jetting off to destinations for work, he said he tries to stay active every day. “It’s a really different reality we live in now, (but) I’m making sure to keep my routine going,” he said. “Workout daily, eat healthy, spend time in my recording studio and work on new music and production. And, of course, go out a bit for air.”

While isolating during a pandemic isn’t the best way to work on new music, singer-songwriter Kiiara is making the best out of an unfortunate situation. Based out of Chicago, the 25-year-old musician is celebrating the release of her latest single, “I Still Do,” which tackles how inexplicable your feelings about love can be. Her previous releases include “Open My Mouth” and her Linkin Park collaboration, “Heavy.” Fans may stay in touch with her on Instagram and Twitter (@kiiara), Facebook (@kiiaraofficial) and on her website (kiiara.com).

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While Amsterdam isn't exactly warm and sunny in April, this is still one of the best times to visit the city. Why is that? You might have heard of the Netherlands' most famous flower once or twice: the tulip. If you time your visit to mid-April or later, you'll arrive at peak tulip season, when the massive fields surrounding the Dutch capital are at their most spectacular. Keukenhof Gardens is the place to see these beauties in bloom, and is only open for 51 days per year (30 of which are during the month of April). It's about a 35-minute drive from central Amsterdam, though packages that bundle transport and admission are available as well.

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Britain, while engulfed in Brexit politics, is constantly investing in first-class projects to share its heritage-- and, in so many ways, Britain's heritage is linked to our heritage. The city of London has been busy upgrading its offerings. Besides the abbey, it's worth considering advance tickets, especially in peak season, for these London sights: Churchill War...

And airlines will get them into service quickly: Boeing has around 400 already built, stored, and ready to go, pending possible software changes and minor mechanical tweaks. The saga may be over for travelers, but not for Boeing, which suffered a major hit that will take years to overcome. This year, the industry will be looking for Boeing's response.

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Europe is a surprisingly creative place when it comes to travel scams. Many of the most successful gambits require a naively trusting tourist, but seasoned travelers can be taken in, too. You're searching the web for a short-term rental in Paris and contact the owner Pierre through Airbnb.

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