The Netherlands

Amsterdam’s sex museum: Everything you should know

Amsterdam's sex museum is the most famous sex museum in the world. Particularly popular with stag parties and drunken groups of friends, this museum is an important contributor to the sex tourism industry in Amsterdam. In this article I outline what the museum is all...

Amsterdam’s red light district: What, why and where

Amsterdam's red light district is one of the most fascinating places that I have ever visited. In the society that I live in the UK, prostitution is illegal and is generally not something that is openly spoken about. So Amsterdam's red light district is a world away from what I am used to! You might think it is only for sex tourists, but I recommend that every (adult) visitor to Amsterdam pays a...

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Hi, am Dr Hayley Stainton

I’ve been travelling, studying and teaching travel and tourism since I was 16. Through Tourism Teacher I share my knowledge on the principles and practice of travel and tourism management from both an academic and practical perspective.

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