There is a new event on Amsterdam's cultural calendar. The winter here is always full of things to do - markets, ice-skating and all the fun and fatty food that surround the Christmas and (more importantly) the Sinterklaas season. But Continue reading read more »
The Red Light District has an infamous reputation. An area of Amsterdam that has been alive in a specific trade for decades has today been met with a movement of change. The current government of the Netherlands has been aiming Continue reading read more »
Valentine's Day is a holiday for lovers. And in Amsterdam, city of the famous Red Light District, there's a lot of love to be found - for singles and couples alike. But amid this tolerant city's changing climate, red light Continue reading read more »
As a city that sees hundreds of travellers each season, there is hardly a stone left unturned in Amsterdam's beer scene. But with the opening of the new Prael proeflokaal, there may just be a surprise in store for visitors Continue reading read more »
Women bring a new level of sexy to Amsterdam in a spectacular erotica show this month at the Comedy Theater on the Nes. While Amsterdams famous Red Light District already boasts a handful of the citys most infamous women, Pillow Talk: An Continue reading read more »
I was heading back up to my apartment when I encountered an old Arab guy and his Filipino girlfriend on the elevator. I was reading a book, so I didn't immediately notice that the old man was speaking to me."Korean? Japanese?" he asked."I'm Filipino."He started to laugh, then began pawing my shoulders with his wrinkled hands. He was speaking in this weird language I couldn't understand. I backed away, while the Filipina took his hands and held it against his chest."I'm so sorry. He's drunk." The old guy ... read more »
I was halfway through law school when I had to move from my first studio apartment to a smaller space right next to a red light district in Makati. I moved because I was renting my first apartment for an incredibly low price and when the contract ended, the unit owner got smart and demanded 50% more than what I was already paying. I couldn’t afford that, so I moved to a small studio in a fairly decent condotel.
Living right next to several prostitution dens offers a variety of experiences that I proba... read more »