EASTER IN BERLIN – top 5 things to do this Easter in Berlin

One more month and we’ll all be searching chocolate eggs again. But off course in Berlin, there’s so much more to Easter. We’ve gathered the 5 best things to do at Easter in Berlin this year that don’t involve bunnies, chocolate … Continue reading

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Berlin with kids

We often get asked whether Berlin is a good destination for a family trip. We might be a bit biased, but we think Berlin makes a fabulous city trip destination. As a matter of fact, we host hundreds of happy … Continue reading

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Safe Restaurant Bastard: contribute to their crowdfunding

Berlin is a city in constant and frenetic change. The metamorphosis in some corners happens so fast that even locals can’t keep up. And even though the boom can be a sign of life and creativity, it does not always … Continue reading

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GET THE MOST OUT OF THE FIRST DAY OF YOUR CITY TRIP

Research shows that taking several short trips brings more pleasure than one long one. Besides the experience, it’s the anticipation and reminiscence that benefits our well being. But how to get the most out of your short getaway? Especially that … Continue reading

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BERLINALE 2018: WHERE TO STAY, WHAT TO SEE

It’s time for flashes, magic and big screens. One of the most beloved events in Berlin begins this week. The Berlin International Film Festival, also known as Berlinale, brings to the city many of the current most celebrated talents of the 7th … Continue reading

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HOW TO FLIRT IN GERMAN

It’s almost Valentine’s Day and spring is not too far away… Time to up the flirting game! And we don’t mean the left and right swiping. We mean real life courtship! And what better way than for a Berlin’s friendliest hostel then … Continue reading

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THE BEST BERLIN TOURS

Berlin is a multiple city with many sides. So many that for visitors it can get hard to decide where to start. Different crazy history chapters. A heterogeneous architecture landscape. From the old town, to the alternative scene, by the … Continue reading

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Why study in Berlin?

Cheap beers, culture galore, world-famous festivals, the best underground club scene, three great universities – plenty of reasons why you should study in Berlin for one or more semesters! But if you need some more convincing, we asked the students … Continue reading

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Urban Nomads: a series about the world’s top cities to visit before you settle down

Concrete jungles are for many restless travelers the ideal destination. Only in those can thirsty urban adventurers find what moves them the most: excitement. As big-city-kids ourselves the Amstel House has prepared something special on the topic. Urban Nomads: a … Continue reading

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Berlin guide for first timers

There’s a famous metaphor that says that there are ‘dog cities’ and ‘cat cities’.  Dog cities come at you with their tail waggling and are instantly likeable. Cat cities take a little while longer to be liked. They have more … Continue reading

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