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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, Drugs, Food, History, Prostitution, Sex, Technology & Travel.

Amsterdam Tour App For Red Light District

Posted on: January 2, 2019


Amsterdam tour app for Red Light District

This article about our new audio tour app was taken and translated from Amsterdam’s local neighbourhood paper “d’Oude Binnenstad“. A paper made by locals. Explore The Red Light District With An Amsterdam Tour App You often hear it; complaints from locals about tours in Amsterdam’s Red Light District. Tour groups that block the street. But […]

Amsterdam Alcohol Sign Appears In Red Light District

Posted on: December 13, 2018


Amsterdam Alcohol Sign Anti Public Drinking

Amsterdam Alcohol Sign To Inform Tourists Amsterdam is using large banners in the Red Light District to inform tourists that drinking alcohol on the streets is not allowed. The banners are placed on – the Oudezijds Voorburgwal and the Oudezijds Achterburgwal – the most visited streets in the area, next to some bars.  ‘0.0% zone’. ‘No […]

10 Places For The Best Fries In Amsterdam

Posted on: December 8, 2018


Picture source: Elle.nl 10 Best Dutch Fries According To Amsterdammers Crispy, greasy, salty and with a good lick of mayonnaise: some Dutch fries once in a while is never a bad idea! But where can you find the tastiest and best fries in Amsterdam? Readers of Amsterdam newspaper Het Parool massively tipped its editors with […]

10 Best Amsterdam Christmas Markets 2018

Posted on: December 6, 2018


Picture source: zoover.nl Does Amsterdam have a Christmas market? Yes, there are many Amsterdam Christmas markets! So where should you be in December for mulled wine, ice-skating, last minute presents and some cozy Dutch atmosphere? We’ve made a list with the 10 best Amsterdam Christmas markets below: Christmas Market at Amsterdam’s Museum Square The monthly […]

Interview With Dutch Cannabis Legend Ben Dronkers

Posted on: November 29, 2018


Ben Dronkers Sensi Seeds The Netherlands

Interview With The Dutch Cannabis King Ben Dronkers Ben Dronkers has for decades been one of the most prominent hemp activists and entrepreneurs in the Netherlands. So when we got the chance to interview him we were very excited! Read the full interview below: When did you first come into contact with cannabis? Were you a […]

No More Red Light District Credit Card Payments in Amsterdam

Posted on: November 24, 2018


Red Light District Credit Card

Sex Workers in Amsterdam Lose Credit Card Payment Option It’s a safe means of payment and is anti-money-laundering. However, one week ago Amsterdam’s Red Light District credit card payments were no longer an option. The last payment processor has pulled the plug from the payment terminals. “About 30% of all sex workers have such a […]

Smoking Joints In Coffeeshops Will Be Illegal in Amsterdam

Posted on: November 22, 2018


No More Joints In Coffeeshops In The Netherlands Smoking tobacco will soon be illegal in Amsterdam coffeeshops. Customers will no longer be allowed to light up joints (Wikpedia: a rolled cannabis cigarette) in coffeeshops with tobacco in them. Paul Blokhuis – politician of the Christian Union serving as Dutch state secretary for Health, Welfare & Sports […]

New Campaign Against Street Dealers Amsterdam

Posted on: October 19, 2018


Street Dealers Amsterdam Warning Campaign

Street Dealers Amsterdam: A Persistent Problem Street dealers in Amsterdam remain a persistent problem despite the deployment of police and other measures. In fact, the problem continues to extend even beyond the city center. As is well known, street dealers cause nuisance and feelings of anxiety among residents and entrepreneurs. Tourists are often stuck with […]

Interview With An Amsterdam Brothel Chairwoman

Posted on: October 9, 2018


Justine le Clercq On The Amsterdam Brothel Business Back in 2016 it was announced that the Startfoundation – an independent social development company – would start working on setting up the brothel My Red Light in Holland’s capital- better known as the ‘municipality brothel’. This Amsterdam brothel was created at the initiative of the former […]

The 10 Best Coffeeshops In Amsterdam

Posted on: September 11, 2018


10 Best Coffeeshops In Amsterdam

A Selection Of The Best Coffeeshops In Amsterdam This best coffeeshops in Amsterdam ranking was constructed based on 224 votes from members of the Dam Jam – Amsterdam Coffeeshop Culture Facebook group and the Amsterdam Coffeeshop Directory Facebook group. The Facebook group Dam Jam has 14.401 members and is described as: “A page about Amsterdam, […]