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Court: Amsterdam Mayor Can Ban Red Light District Pot Shops

The mayor of Amsterdam has received court approval to ban weed shops in the city.

Mayor Eberhard van der Laan believes the shops and brothels promote criminal activity, the… 123 more words

3-22 Amsterdarn, a Polite Way of Saying Amsterdam-a City Where Politeness Doesn’t Really Matter  

I sat on the high speed train from Hamburg to Amsterdam, expecting to silently read and blog, but then in my booth entered a friendly and young married German guy who was quite talkative and we got into a good conversation. 3,701 more words

Epic Eurotrip

Wandering Around in Amsterdam

We arrived in Amsterdam on Wednesday night, and had about two and a half days to explore the city. We were staying on the edge of the Red Light district, which was an interesting place to check out (Needless to say, it’s unlike any neighborhood in the US). 600 more words


Spring and Easter in Holland

I’ve been to Amsterdam twice now and not once have I seen a tulip growing in it’s natural habitat. This trip, as some friends from Australia prepared to come over to Europe for a wedding, that was going to change. 684 more words


Amsterdam: Marijuana, Red Lights and Anne Frank.

Amsterdam is well-known by many as being one of the most laid back capitals in the entire world. I mean, where else would it be the norm to sit down with a cup of coffee and enjoy a joint in public? 604 more words


6 Things You Didn’t Know About the Red Light District

When I was in Amsterdam, I dragged my friends on a Red Light District tour run by the Prostitution Information Center (PIC) and led by former prostitutes. 723 more words

Amsterdam: City of Tolerance

We flew on Vueling (again) from Barcelona to Amsterdam on a very inexpensive paid ticket. Amsterdam is a compact city and I love that it only takes 15 minutes to get from Amsterdam’s airport to Centraal Station, the main train station, by direct train. 465 more words