The degree of enforcement of the anti-prostitution laws vary by country, by region and by city.
Benelux (Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands)These supposedly flat states have a lot to offer the traveller.
The Netherlands is known for its clogs, cheese, tulips and windmills, and for its liberal attitudes and painters.
In Sweden, Norway, and Iceland it is illegal to pay for sex, but not to be a prostitute (the client commits a crime, but not the prostitute).
In Eastern Europe, the anti-prostitution laws target the prostitutes, because in these countries prostitution is condemned from a moral\conservative viewpoint.
Although it is the world's smallest continent in land surface area, there are profound differences between the cultures and ways of life in its countries.