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13 Awesome Images of the Red Light District by Van Gogh

Posted on: March 11, 2016
The Red Light District by Van Gogh

Amsterdam Red Light District by Van Gogh How would Van Gogh’s paintings look like if he was still alive? How would he depicted Amsterdam’s erotic entertainment area in the 21st century? With this question in mind, we walked through the area and went to some of our favourite spots. We made these 13 images. Or at […]

Fake Drug Dealers In Amsterdam Swindle Tourists Aggressively

Posted on: March 8, 2016
Fake drug dealers in Amsterdam

The authorities are failing at squelching the problems with fake drug dealers in Amsterdam. In the center of town, dealers turn to ever more aggressive methods to swindle tourists. Fake Drug Dealers Run Rampant in Amsterdam Intimidation, threats, robbery and swindling’s. Fake drug dealers in Amsterdam and customer satisfaction don’t go hand in hand. They represent […]

Oscars For Playing Prostitutes And Mistresses

Posted on: March 1, 2016
Julia Roberts plays prostitute in Pretty Woman

12 Percent Of the Oscars For Best Actress Went To The Role Of Whore Or Mistress The Dutch newspaper NRC did a study on the total number of Oscars for playing prostitutes and mistresses that were awarded throughout it’s history. The Oscars are an American movie award spectacle held every year in Los Angeles. According […]

Crystal Meth In Amsterdam Protected By Gators

Posted on: February 26, 2016
Crystal Meth In Amsterdam Protected By Real Alligators Steve Irwin Amsterdam

The Amsterdam Police Almost Got A Bite From Crime Synthetic drug dealers who sold crystal meth in Amsterdam used two alligators in an Amsterdam safe house to protect their illegally acquired earnings. The Amsterdam police announced that this bizarre “straight out of Hollywood” discovery was made last Tuesday. It seems like a scene of a Netflix-serie, but […]

White Heroin Dealer from Amsterdam Sentenced To Prison

Posted on: February 25, 2016
Amsterdam white heroin Dealer Sentenced To One-Year In Prison

White Heroin Dealer Behind Bars For One Year The court of Amsterdam has ruled that the 43-year old man, who last year sold life threatening white heroin as cocaine in Amsterdam, is not guilty on most charges. The suspect, Flip S., reported himself to the authorities back in April 2014. According to the prosecution S. arrived […]

Brad Pitt Misses Out On Biggest Penthouse In Amsterdam

Posted on: February 21, 2016
Biggest Penthouse In Amsterdam Exterior

Big movie star Brad Pitt was keen on buying the biggest penthouse in Amsterdam but lost out in a bidding war against an Amsterdam hospitality tycoon. A Dutch entrepreneur outsmarted Pitt by making the bid and finishing the deal around the 2015 Christmas Holidays. All the other interested parties weren’t paying attention at that time. […]

Missing Dutch Window Prostitute Found After 55 years!

Posted on: February 19, 2016
Missing window prostitute found after 55 years!

Dutch Window Prostitute from Amsterdam found in Canada The Dutch police missing persons taskforce has found a missing dutch window prostitute who had been missing for over 55 years. Johanna, referred to as Jopie, de Haas went missing from Amsterdam back in 1960, leaving behind her then three-year-old daughter. It turns out that the woman was already […]

10 Amazing Photos of Amsterdam in 1916

Posted on: February 14, 2016
Amsterdam in 1916. Sinterklaas ( Saint Nicholas) jumps over houses

Amsterdam in 1916 – Hundred years ago With his horse, Sinterklaas (Saint Nicholas) jumps over the rooftops of Amsterdam. His boat was captured by the British – including his bag with sweets and cookies. The British also arrested Zwarte Piet – his helper, so Saint Nicholas had to do all the gift deliveries on his […]

An Exclusive Interview With Dutch Film Maker Roeland Kerbosch

Posted on: January 7, 2016
Exclusive Interview with Roeland Kerbosch - film maker - Around the Old Church - Rondom het Oudekerksplein

The Red Light District of Amsterdam in the 60’s (Updated on 8 October 2018) We interviewed Roeland Kerbosch in Grand Cafe First Class on Amsterdam’s Central Station. Kerbosch is a Dutch film director, film producer, photographer and writer. In 1968, he made one of the best movies about Amsterdam’s Red Light District. His Dutch documentary film “Rondom het Oudekerksplein” […]

The Drug Test Lab in Amsterdam: An Exclusive Interview With The Founder

Posted on: January 1, 2016
Drugs Information Amsterdam: An interview with August de Loor - owner of the Foundation Drugs Consultancy Amsterdam

(This article was last updated on the 2nd of March, 2018.) Drugs Information Amsterdam Amsterdam has a few places where people – locals & tourists – can get information about every kind of drugs. Including testing legal and illegal drugs. Professionals share their knowledge about alcohol and drugs, its effects and risks. Relatively speaking the Dutch are quite […]

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