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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BEST BERLIN FESTIVALS IN JULY

There’s loads of open-air festival fun to be had near Berlin this summer. And boy, have we got you sorted with some great tips for the best Berlin festivals in July.  So gather your party gang and get ready to rumble … Continue reading

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What to do in Berlin in 3 days guide

Berlin is a big interesting city with an enormous amount of things to do and see. We surly recommend a week of stay. But if all you have is a weekend the Amstel House has prepared the perfect ninja plan, … Continue reading

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