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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 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 […]

Red Light District Now and Then: 10 Awesome Past and Present Pics

Posted on: December 21, 2015
Amsterdam Red Light District Now and Then: 10 Awesome Past and Present Pics

Amsterdam’s Red Light District Now and Then It’s amazing how things and people change through time. We explored how locations across Amsterdam looked in times gone by. Click on the pictures below to enlarge them. Let’s start off at Dam Square… Amsterdam’s Dam Square & Damrak street. (click on the pic to enlarge it) The picture […]

10 Safety Measures for Prostitutes in the Red Light District

Posted on: November 7, 2015
safety measures for prostitutes Amsterdam Red Light District window brothels

Safety Measures For Prostitutes In Amsterdam In order to ensure the safety of every prostitute in the Netherlands, the Dutch government has implemented several standardised rules throughout the years. With these rules the government believes that they make prostitution safer. For the prostitutes in the Red Light District it comes down to the following 10 points. […]

3D Printed Bridge In Red Light District Of Amsterdam

Posted on: October 20, 2015
3d printed bridge Amsterdam Red Light District Location

(This article was last updated on the 24th of October, 2018.) We are happy to announce the installation of an exciting piece of new technology right in the middle of the famous Red Light District. Over the Oudezijds Achterburgwal in Amsterdam, the first 3D printed bridge made entirely our of steel will be placed. 3D […]

Interview with a Male Sex Worker in Amsterdam

Posted on: September 17, 2015
Male sex workers in Amsterdam interview

The Things You Always Wanted to Know From A Male Sex Worker in Amsterdam In September 2015, we met with Lyle Muns, who is a male sex worker in Holland’s capital. We met each other at this coffee shop in the Red Light District. Lyle is 21 years old and does sex work part-time. The rest of the […]

Interview With Dutch Prostitute In Amsterdam

Posted on: September 8, 2015
Interview with a Dutch prostitute in Amsterdam

This article has last been updated on the 29th of April, 2020. The Things you Always Wanted to Know from a Dutch prostitute We spoke with Caja van Tolie, a Dutch prostitute. We met each other at the Koffie Schenkerij in Amsterdam’s Red Light District. Caja has been working as a prostitute for 16 years. We were looking […]

Amsterdam Starts City Brothel

Posted on: September 1, 2015
News: Amsterdam starts City Brothel in the Red Light District.

A buyer has been found for Amsterdam’s City Brothel A real estate buyer has been found by the City of Amsterdam for the so called City brothel: 5 buildings with a total of 19 windows in the Red Light District. Here, so the plan reads, sex workers would be able to work as entrepreneurs in their […]

Hidden church in Amsterdam reopened by Queen Maxima

Posted on: August 14, 2015
Hidden church in Amsterdam Red Light District reopened by Dutch Queen

Queen of the Netherlands will visit the Red Light District On September 22, 2015 Queen Maxima of the Netherlands will be present at the re-opening of the hidden church in Amsterdam; Museum Our Lord in the Attic. This hidden church is located in heart of the Red Light District. A new entrance doubles its floor […]

Bungee Jumping Amsterdam

Posted on: July 28, 2015
bungee jumping amsterdam

Fun To Do: Bungee Jump in Amsterdam Next to the very popular canal cruises and walking tours, Amsterdam offers a brand new activity for you to view the beautiful city from a different angle: Bungee jumping! This is the first bungee jump in Amsterdam and currently the only bungee jump which is offered in the Netherlands. It’s located […]

May 7th 1945 Amsterdam – The Shooting

Posted on: May 19, 2015
Amsterdam, May 7th 1945. The shoot out on Dam Square.

The Shoot Out On May 7th 1945 In Amsterdam The Dutch tried to remain neutral during the Second World War like they did in World War One but in May 1940 the Germans invaded the Netherlands. The advancing Nazis leveled much of central Rotterdam in a raid designed to force the Dutch to surrender. They […]

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