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‘I feel more connected with humanity’: the club where phones are banned – and visitors pay for the privilege

www.theguardian.com ‘I feel more connected with humanity’: the club where phones are banned – and visitors pay for the privilege

You’ll need to hand over your phone before you can grab a coffee at the Netherlands’ Offline Club, or attend a music event from Off the Radar. Why are the Dutch so keen on digital detoxes – and are there any lessons for the rest of the world?

‘I feel more connected with humanity’: the club where phones are banned – and visitors pay for the privilege

Amsterdam, Cafe Brecht

The crowd spans all ages and nationalities. Ada Popowicz, a 25-year-old master’s student from Poland, came to the event because she wanted to work on her thesis and meet like-minded individuals. “You think better because you’re not interrupted,” she says.

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