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

The Open Day at Amsterdam’s Red Light District looked like this:

Posted on: August 25, 2014

Open Day in Amsterdam Red Light District A great initiative, whereby people could have a peek inside window brothels, peepshows, Casa Rosso and much more. This initiative was organized by Mariska Majoor, founder of the Prostitution Information Center. It attracted thousands of people, mostly Dutch, who wanted to learn more about this fascinating area in […]

The Old Church Tower in Amsterdam

Posted on: August 24, 2014
The view from The Old Church Tower in Amsterdam

Fun to do in Amsterdam: Go climb The Old Church Tower in the Red Light District One of the special things that Amsterdam’s Red Light District has to offer, is the beautiful Old Church. It stands in the heart of the Red Light District and is surrounded by window brothels, bars restaurants and shops. What makes […]

The Mayor of Amsterdam approach to prostitution

Posted on: August 20, 2014
Amsterdam's Mayor Eberhard van der Laan and his view on prostitution in the Red Light District.

Eberhard van der Laan’s approach to prostitution in Amsterdam Mayor Eberhard van der Laan: “Amsterdam’s Red Light District is world famous. Prostitution will always be part of the city. But some things have to change. We cannot tolerate exploitation and human trafficking. Prostitutes must be able to do their work safely, healthy and in freedom. Operators […]

10 Tips For Hot Summer Days in Amsterdam

Posted on: Juli 16, 2014
10 tips for hot summer days in Amsterdam

How To Spend The Summer In Amsterdam What are the best things to do during the summers in Holland’s capital? These are 10 great tips during a hot summer in Amsterdam. Why Go? Holland’s capital works its fairy-tale magic in many ways: via the gabled Golden Age buildings, the glinting boat-filled canals, friendly people, liberalism […]

10x Amsterdam Red Light District Do’s and Don’ts

Posted on: Juli 14, 2014
10 do's and don'ts for Amsterdam's Red Light District

10 Amsterdam Red Light District Do’s and Don’ts If you’re going to visit Holland’s capital then you should not miss the Red Light District. It’s the most interesting part in town and it represents the liberal & openminded Dutch culture. Nowhere else in the world one can find window brothels in opposite of a church, […]

Laughing Gas and XTC are Popular in Amsterdam

Posted on: Juni 26, 2014
Laughing gas and drug use in Amsterdam

(This article was last updated on the 18th of December, 2018.) Partygoers Are Massively Using Laughing Gas in Amsterdam While only 3% used laughing gas in 2008 in Amsterdam, in 2013 that figure had risen to 33%. Across the board, clubbers and alternative party visitors use more laughing gas in Amsterdam than before. This is evident from the […]

28 Coffeeshops in Amsterdam Need to Close Their Business

Posted on: Mai 15, 2014
28 coffeeshops in Amsterdam need to close

28 coffeeshops in Amsterdam are too close within the range of a school Recently, the local government of Amsterdam decided that 28 coffeeshops in Amsterdam need to close their doors, because their business is too close to a school. The first coffeeshops that need to stop their business are The Grasshopper and coffeeshop Homegrown Fantasy. First, […]

Interview With A Male Prostitute In Amsterdam

Posted on: April 28, 2014
male prostitute Amsterdam Red Light District

An Interesting Interview With A Male Prostitute Q: So Mark, your first job here in Amsterdam was as an erotic performer in the famous erotic theatre Casa Rosso in the Red Light District. Is that correct? Mark: Yes, it started as an adventure during my holiday here in Amsterdam. My boss was really satisfied with […]

Amsterdam’s Female Prostitutes Are Currently Outnumbered By Male Prostitutes

Posted on: April 1, 2014
Male prostitute in Amsterdam's Red Light District

Female Window Prostitutes in Amsterdam Outnumbered By Men Shocking news today, which came from an official study done by the municipality of Amsterdam. This is the first time in the history of Amsterdam, that more male prostitutes are active in the red light district than female prostitutes. During our tours we’ve already noticed the increased number of male prostitutes, but […]

Christian Union Wants Minimum Age For Sex With prostitute

Posted on: März 11, 2014
The Dutch Christian Union: A minimum age for visiting a prostitute

The Dutch Christian Union (CU) would like to have a minimum age for having sex with prostitutes, just as the sale of liquor and cigarettes. If young people have sex with prostitutes they are getting the wrong image of women and their future sex life, therefore the minimum age of a prostitute’s client is required, stated the […]

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