Don't nap on the benches unless you have a
companion to watch your belongings.
Wrap something soft (such as your coat)
around the metal armrest near your head, or you may hurt yourself when you
wake and sit up.
Look respectable. We've never seen anyone
hassled by police at Schiphol, but we have heard reports of
snoozing travelers being rousted from the benches. If you look like a
passenger rather than a transient, you're less likely to have a baton poked
into your kidneys.
This illustrated 24-page city guide is packed with annotated Web links for hotels,
hostels, student travel, dining, coffee shops, culture, entertainment, tours,
museums, photo collections, Webcams, transportation, tourism sites, the
red-light district, and Amsterdam's drug scene.
Amsterdam Airport -
Schiphol Airport is one of Europe's busiest gateways. Our article covers the
basics, discusses accomodation, and has a link to the official airport Web
Holland: Tempting the
Tourist With Hookers and Hookahs europeforvisitors.com
Prostitution is legal in the Netherlands, and soft drugs are tolerated. But
don't let that keep your children or church group from visiting Amsterdam and
other Dutch cities.