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Visit our site for up-to-the-minute news, breaking news, interviews, videos and top stories. We provide trusted Amsterdam Red Light District news as well as general news from Amsterdam and the rest of the Netherlands. Our news topics are focused on: Art, Drugs, Food, History, Prostitution, Sex, Technology & Travel.

An Interview With Prostitution Expert Mariska Majoor

Posted on: November 29, 2017


Mariska Majoor Portrait Photo

10 Questions for Mariska Majoor about Prostitution and the Red Light District Mariska Majoor is one of Holland’s most well known and respected sex worker experts. She even got a royal distinguishing in 2017 for all the work she’s done. In our exclusive interview with her we’ll talk about prostitution, her interesting experiences in Amsterdam’s Red […]

Dutch Anti-Hangover Pill Zober! Claims To Have The Solution

Posted on: November 24, 2017


Anti-Hangover Pill Zober!

New Dutch Anti-Hangover Pill Hits The Market Business dinner tonight with some ‘mandatory’ glasses of wine but need to appear fresh at that meeting tomorrow? Student of medicine at Radboud University Niels Pesser claims to have the medicine for you. Together with his father, who is a pharmacist, he sells the anti-hangover pill Zober! New […]

Follow Our Red Light District Facebook Page And Stay Up To Date

Posted on: November 17, 2017


Red Light District Facebook Page

Our Red Light District Facebook Page We started our Red Light District Facebook page (the link is on the top right corner of our website) back in 2013. Since then we’ve been providing our friends and followers all the latest news about the legendary district and Amsterdam. Expect the unexpected, and stay up to date about […]

Street Prostitution In Amsterdam Has Been Declining For Years

Posted on: November 8, 2017


Prostitution in Amsterdam

Hardly Any Street Prostitution In Amsterdam There is almost no street prostitution in Amsterdam, reports the mayor of Amsterdam. The interest group for sex workers – Proud – wonders if this is a positive development. “The most vulnerable ones easily move out of sight.” In 2014, 17 applications were filed with the police in Amsterdam […]

Marijuana Users Have More Sex Than Non Users

Posted on: November 2, 2017


Marijuana Users

Regular Marijuana Users Have More Sex Than Non Users Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine examined data from 50,000 Americans aged 25 to 45, from an earlier national research project. The results were published in Journal of Sexual Medicine. The participants of the research project had to indicate how often they had sex […]

New Red Light District Rules Rejected By Dutch Court

Posted on: November 1, 2017


New Amsterdam Red Light District Rules

New Red Light District Rules Don’t Lead To Better Control Window brothel operators almost got completely buried by the new Red Light District rules and regulations implemented by the city of Amsterdam. “We had to inspect if the ladies were washing their sex-toys with the right disinfectant and if the perishable date of their condoms wasn’t […]

Anne Frank Cold Case Investigation Set To Answer Remaining Questions


Anne Frank Cold Case

American Team Investigates Anne Frank Cold Case (Source picture above: Anne Frank House) An American cold-case team tries to find the answer to the question: Who betrayed the Frank family in 1944? They will use specially developed software to find out. The Anne Frank cold case team is led by former FBI agent Vince Pankoke, […]

Growing Weed In The Netherlands To Become Partially Legal

Posted on: October 30, 2017


Weed production in the Netherlands

Picture source: Explosion Growing Weed In The Netherlands Takes its Next Step To Full Legalisation (This article has last been updated on the 10th of November 2017) The new Dutch cabinet will allow for the distribution of legal weed in some municipalities. The new government weed will be cultivated locally and then spread among six […]

10 Most Important Facts About Amsterdam Drug Laws

Posted on: October 28, 2017


(This article was last updated on the 23rd of March, 2018.) The Most Important Amsterdam Drug Laws For Tourists A solid understanding of Amsterdam drug laws before you make a visit is recommended (if you plan to take drugs). We made a top 10 with the most relevant information and answers to the most asked questions […]

Anne Frank Comic Book Made From Diary


Anne Frank Comic Book

Anne Frank, drawn as the lauded journalist and writer she hoped to become. This Article was originally posted by Dutch newspaper NRC. New Anne Frank Comic Book Shows Her Thoughts & What She Hoped For For the first time, an official comic book of Anne Frank’s diary has been published. Israeli film maker Ari Folman […]