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Amsterdam Coffee Shops Closing Has Negative Effects

Amsterdam Coffee Shops Closing

Amsterdam Coffee Shops Closing, Not A Good Idea It’s rush hour in Mellow Yellow on the last day of 2016. Italian tourists who just visited the Heineken Experience are crowding around the counter. Coffee shop owner Johnny Petram calmly weighs their order. Mellow Yellow is one of eight coffee shops that were closed in the […]

An Interview with the Salvation Army in Amsterdam


Salvation Army Officer in Amsterdam Amsterdam Red Light District Stories Who are you and what do you do for the Salvation Army? My name is Henny Tinga and I have worked for the Salvation Army in the Red Light District for a very long time, more than fifty years! I have seen a lot and […]

Student Prostitutes In Amsterdam: An Easy Living

News: Student Prostitutes in Amsterdam

Prostitutes In Amsterdam: Students Consider The Job Option Close to 6 percent of the students in Amsterdam have worked as prostitutes and some 27 percent have considered working as student prostitutes in Amsterdam. The sample size for the University Of Amsterdam (UVA) poll had a total of 363 respondents, which is quite small. But one […]

An Interview with the First Condom Shop of the World

Interview Founder Condom Shop in Amsterdam

Interview Founder First Condom Shop in Amsterdam We spoke with Theodore van Boven who is one of the owners of world’s first condom shop which was founded in 1987, on the oldest street of Amsterdam. It was opened in a time when there were more sexual transmitted diseases (STD’s) in the Netherlands and when talking sex […]

Dutch Pretend To Be A Sex Worker To Get A Free STD Test in Holland

STD Test in Holland

STD Tests In Holland Are Free When You Say You’re A Sex Worker Robbie regularly visits the Dutch Area Health Authority (locally known as Gemeentelijke GezondheidsDienst or GGD abbreviated) to get an STD test. Every time he makes up a fake story so he doesn’t have to pay. “I don’t feel like paying 90 Euros for a regular […]

Street Prostitution in Holland – An Interview With A Prostitute

Street Prostitution in Holland

Street Prostitution In Holland Trough The Eyes Of A Sex Worker Utrecht wants to end a designated street prostitution zone, called ‘tippel zone’ in Dutch, where street prostitution in Holland is legally allowed. Closing of the designated street prostitution zone at the Europalaan is a hotly debated topic within the municipality. Project developers and entrepreneurs are urging […]

Happy Hooker Runs Bed & Breakfast in Amsterdam

Amsterdam Bed And Breakfast Xaviera Hollander

Xaviera Hollander – ex-call girl, former madam, & famous author of the book ‘The Happy Hooker’ – runs a bed & breakfast in Amsterdam Xaviera Hollander, born in Surabaya, Indonesia, is a Dutch author and former prostitute and madam. She became world famous for her book The Happy Hooker: My Own Story 1971. Xaviera Hollander, after she […]

Effects Of Ecstasy Use: 11 Facts And Fables

Effects of Ecstasy 11 Facts and Fables XTC

11 Important Facts And Dangerous Fables On The Effects Of Ecstasy Use This article on the effects of ecstasy is based on research from the Dutch Trimbos Institute. Examples in the article refer to incidents that happened in the Netherlands. FACT: Women Are More Sensitive Towards The Acute Effects Of Ecstasy Than Men Women are more […]

Undercover Police In Amsterdam Hunt Fake Drug Dealers

Undercover Police In Amsterdam Hunt Fake Drug Dealers

On The Hunt With The Undercover Police In Amsterdam Two men in alien suits are walking in the Red Light District, singing and dancing, screaming and cheering. They look drunk. Every twenty meters they check the drink menu of a bar. Until they get asked if they are interested in some cocaine, xtc or speed. “Good […]

Rent A Boat In Amsterdam To Get The Full Experience

Rent A Boat In Amsterdam Self Operated

Why You Should Rent A Boat In Amsterdam It is thanks to the 17th-century canal ring and its spiderweb of canals that weave around the medieval city – that Amsterdam is occasionally referred to as the Venice of the North. It’s a city that must been seen via its old streets but also through its […]