What to do in Venice – Summer 2017

Astonishing beautiful, seductive, appealing. This ancient port city has a lot of history to tell and to stimulate our imagination. With its dazzling architecture and unique structure over 118 small islands in northern Italy, Venice never loses its place among … Continue reading

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BEST BERLIN FESTIVALS IN AUGUST (and one réally good one in September)

Celebrate the last summer month in style with the best Berlin festivals in August! There’s a festival for everyone this month; from beer lovers, to dance festival fans to culture and art addicts. Buckle up and book a comfy bed … Continue reading

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ABANDONED BUILDINGS IN BERLIN

Berlin has a turbulent history. The twentieth century in particular turned the city upside-down a few times. Revolutions, physical and cold wars, construction and fall of the wall. All these events shaped the city and left their marks. For years … Continue reading

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running in berlin

Some of us never make it from couch to 5K, others are bitten by the running bug as soon as they cross their first finish line.  For the latter, Berlin is a runner’s oasis. Every year in Spring and in … Continue reading

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Traces of Memories: an art project about violent disappearances in Mexico

The exhibition Traces of Memories: an art project about violent disappearances in Mexico, is an attempt to confront a wider public with the topic of people disappearances in today’s Latin America. According to the latest report of the National Committee on … Continue reading

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BEST GIN BARS IN BERLIN

It’s exciting times for Gin all over the world. Even Germany, the land of beer and Schnapps, has gone Gin mad. We call it a ‘Gin Renaissance’ at the Amstel House bar. Your grandfather’s favourite drink has been on an unstoppable rise … Continue reading

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A travel around Europe with no money

Last week the Amstel House had the pleasure to welcome Ale e Jesus, two Mexican designers whom came up with a great idea: travel around Europe with no money. Yes, it sounds weird. But it did indeed work out. In … Continue reading

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MELBOURNE HOT SPOTS

Even we need a break sometimes. Don’t worry we’re not leaving, we’re just (temporarily) taking a break from our European city guides to tell you all about Australia’s second city,  Melbourne. It’s raw, it’s arty and avant garde, it’s foodie … Continue reading

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PREPARE FOR A CITY TRIP

Don’t want to be tourist trapped and pay too much? We have been handing out plenty city guides and travel tips but thought we might let you in on some simple tips on how to prepare for a city trip. 

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The representation of the kiss in modern art

Kiss. From Rodin to Bob Dylan – An unmissable exhibition in Berlin this summer KISS: we are passionate about it! We could never forget our first; and we surly melt remembering the best. A common scene in the theater, a … Continue reading

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