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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: July 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 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 and especially the cosy, […]

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

Posted on: July 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 can’t miss the Red Light District. It’s the oldest part in town and it represents the liberal & openminded Dutch culture. Nowhere else in the world can find window brothels in opposite of a church, sex workers just […]

Laughing Gas and XTC are Popular in Amsterdam

Posted on: June 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: May 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: March 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 […]

Coffeeshops in Amsterdam Likely To Buy Out a School

Posted on: March 6, 2014
Coffeeshops in Amsterdam Likely To Buy Out a School

Coffeeshops in Amsterdam are located too close to a school The distance criterion, which states that coffeeshops in Amsterdam within 250 meters of a school lose their permit, no longer needs to be maintained if there is no school anymore. When the cooperating coffeeshops of Amsterdam decide to continue with this, the municipality will not […]

Coffeeshops in Amsterdam

Posted on: February 9, 2014
Coffeeshops in the Netherlands

1.5 million tourists visit coffeeshops in Amsterdam Every year 6 million tourists come to Holland’s capital, they come for the canals, the red light district, the master pieces of art, but a quarter of those visitors also come for the coffeeshops in Amsterdam. Where coffee is served and marijuana is on the menu. Cannabis in […]

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