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

Posted on: maart 14, 2022
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 should not miss the Red Light District. It’s the most interesting part in town and it represents the liberal & openminded Dutch culture. Nowhere else in the world one can find window brothels in opposite of a church, […]

Laughing Gas and XTC are Popular in Amsterdam

Posted on: juni 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: mei 15, 2014
28 coffeeshops in Amsterdam need to close

28 Coffeeshops in Amsterdam Too Close To Schools 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, the government of Amsterdam […]

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 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? Yes, it started as an adventure during my holiday here in Amsterdam. My boss was really satisfied with my performance, so […]

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 MenTable of ContentsFemale Window Prostitutes in Amsterdam Outnumbered By MenResearch On Male ProstitutesProject 1012 In The Red Light DistrictWindow Brothel Owners in AmsterdamClosure of CoffeeshopsDid you enjoy this article? Others who read this article also read Naked Prostitutes in Amsterdam Build Human Tower As Protest and Activist Prostitutes in Amsterdam Offer Huge Red Light […]

Christian Union Wants Minimum Age For Sex With Prostitute

Posted on: maart 11, 2014
The Dutch Christian Union: A minimum age for visiting a prostitute

Christian Union Wants Minimum Age For Sex Worker Clients 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 […]

Coffeeshops in Amsterdam Likely To Buy Out a School

Posted on: maart 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: februari 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, etc. But a quarter of those visitors also come for the coffeeshops in Amsterdam. Where coffee is served and marijuana is on the menu. Cannabis […]

Alcoholics in Amsterdam are being offered free beer to clean the streets

Posted on: januari 5, 2014
Alcoholics are being paid in beers in Amsterdam.

Alcoholics in Amsterdam are being paid in beers They are playing a constructive role in a community, where they were once dispised… An alcoholic says: “There is a big difference with 1,5 years ago, people do respect us nowadays”. The chronic alcoholics are offered an incentive; five cans a free beer and 10 Euros a […]

An Interview With Former Prostitute Metje Blaak

Posted on: december 17, 2013
Interview with ex-prostitute Metje Blaak

The Sex Industry in the NetherlandsTable of ContentsThe Sex Industry in the Netherlands1 | Since when do more prostitutes want to work independently?3 | Are the problems in the Dutch prostitution sector?4 | Has the stigma of prostitution reduced since the 80’s?5 | Although the stigma on prostitutes is getting bigger, is the customer getting better accepted?6 | […]