The Red Light District: ‘This is not a shopping mall’

Behind the many red-lit windows, sex shops, brown cafes or in a theatre hidden behind an illuminated façade, a world that has attracted many people to the city over the years awaits to be explored. A quick visit to the Red Light District is now on the bucket list of both young and old tourists, but according to the locals and employees who have been … Continue reading The Red Light District: ‘This is not a shopping mall’

“Moving here created a huge sense of independence”

Written by Lindsey Maycock Every year many students all around the world leave the comforts of their home country to study abroad. The Netherlands alone welcomes 122,000 exchange students each academic year. Students apply to go on exchange in the hopes of becoming a more independent open-minded individual. Two exchange students in Amsterdam discussed their initial struggles with homesickness and navigating their new surroundings. They’ve overcome this by … Continue reading “Moving here created a huge sense of independence”

The iron triangle

A piece by Maxim Etty, Dave Lantinga and Diogo Baptista Alongside the peaceful, slow floating waters of Amsterdam’s canals, we find 58 large concrete structured subway stations to transport 87.000 people daily to their destinations. Compared to the look and feel of the city center, the subways do certainly not have the same vibe. Especially girls don’t feel comfortable taking the subway to the suburbs … Continue reading The iron triangle

Terror in Amsterdam

On Friday the 31st of August, a 19-year-old man from Afghanistan stabbed and seriously injured two American tourists at the busy Centraal station in Amsterdam. It has now been confirmed that the incident was terror-related. On Wednesday the 11th of September two reporters, Dalla and Amber went to the Centraal station to have a chat with people about how safe they feel after the attack. … Continue reading Terror in Amsterdam