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10 Best Amsterdam Christmas Markets 2018

Posted on: December 6, 2018

Picture source: 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, […]

Dutch Drug Gangs Earn Billions Of Euros By Selling Synthetic Drugs

Posted on: August 30, 2018

Dutch Drug Gangs Make A Killing Dutch drug gangs produced at least € 18.9 billion of ecstasy and amphetamine in the Netherlands in 2017. Most probably the actual turnover was significantly higher. These striking numbers come from a new study done by the Dutch Police Academy. Dutch Drug Gangs Produce More “Value” Than Philips The € […]

10x Unusual Museums In Amsterdam

Posted on: August 29, 2018
Unusual museums in Amsterdam Kattenkabinet

10x Unusual Museums In Amsterdam We’ve made an useful list for you of the 10 most unusual museums in Amsterdam. Did you know that Amsterdam was ranked as the most cultural city of the world in 2017? The creators of the ranking (The World’s Most Cultural cities) used TripAdvisor to determine the number of theaters, museums, […]

Could Amsterdam Drug Dealers Soon Face The Dutch Tax Authorities?

Posted on: August 24, 2018
Amsterdam Drug Dealers

Will A Tax Levy On Amsterdam Drug Dealers Scare Them Off? The tax authorities must be used to deal with the criminal profits of Amsterdam drug dealers that roam the city streets. That is what the CDA (Christian Democratic Appeal) wants in Amsterdam and in the Dutch congress. But is it a feasible plan? 1600 […]