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An Interview with the First Condom Shop of the World

Posted on: December 16, 2016

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

Posted on: November 23, 2016

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

Posted on: November 11, 2016

Street Prostitution in Holland

Street Prostitution In Holland Through 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

Posted on: November 9, 2016

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

Posted on: October 27, 2016

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

Posted on: October 18, 2016

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

Posted on: October 7, 2016

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 […]

New Dutch Weed Laws

Posted on: September 23, 2016

New Dutch Weed Laws Netherlands

Newly Proposed Dutch Weed Laws Aim To Legalize Weed Production For the first time in Dutch parliamentary history a majority of parliamentarians are in favour of legalising weed production. The new Dutch weed laws are proposed by D66 (liberal democrats) and could signal the end for the Dutch world famous so-called “gedoogbeleid:” policy of tolerance. […]

An Interview With A Window Prostitute and Her Boyfriend

Posted on: September 13, 2016

Interview Amsterdam Window Prostitute And Boyfriend

The Things You Always Wanted To Know From An Amsterdam Window Prostitute… And Her Boyfriend A little introduction For some years now, we are following Felicia Anna – a Romanian window prostitute who works in Amsterdam – and Mark van der Beer – her Dutch boyfriend/fiancee – on Twitter. They both like to stay anonymous and […]

Dutch Political Positions On Prostitution

Posted on: September 7, 2016

Dutch political positions on prostitution.

10 Dutch Political Positions On Prostitution Explored Prostitution is still a hotly debated topic in the Netherlands though it may not appear that way abroad. For this reason we’ve decided to sum up the Dutch political positions on prostitution of every major political party.  CDA (Christian Democratic Appeal) Prostitution is seldom a free choice. To […]