THE BEST BARS FOR CRAFT BEER IN BERLIN

There is no novelty in the fact that Germany – especially Bayern – is an acclaimed paradise for beer lovers from all around the world. But what keen admirers visiting the capital are finding out is that Berlin has its … Continue reading

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Inspiring TED TALKS on travel

At Amstel House Berlin we have been a huge fan of TED talks ever since sir Ken Robinson explained why Schools Kill all Creativity (must watch!) in 2006. Over the years we’ve installed the TED Talks app on our phone … Continue reading

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THE BEST SAUNAS IN BERLIN

At this time of the year it is important to give the body some boost and the head some rest. The winter weather can be discouraging, but a sauna day can fix you up. So pack the robe, the book … Continue reading

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5 things you didn’t know about the Berlin wall

So most people know that the Berlin Wall separated the communist East from the democratic West for nearly 30 years. And that on the night of 9 November 1989 the border suddenly opened. But here are 5 things you didn’t … Continue reading

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Tips: what to do in Rome

Legendary history, colossal architecture and genius art. Rome is an open air museum. The city is so wealthy and well preserved that by walking around travelers get to feel the layers of time, the chapters of history. Another of its … Continue reading

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The best places to go Christmas shopping in Berlin

Coming to Berlin before the Holidays? Why not use the time to get some Christmas shopping too? The German capital offers different kinds of shopping experiences, creative stores and an unique holidays spirit. The Amstel House has prepared a list … Continue reading

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Laundry tips for travellers

Be a total turn on and make your mom proud at the same time? It’s possible, friendly travellers! Contrary to public belief, as a traveller you don’t have to be shabby nor dirty when travelling. Well, not always 😉  And not … Continue reading

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Berlin architecture – a city guide

From the geometric shapes of the Jewish Museum to the shiny TV Tower, Berlin is a true oasis for architecture lovers. Former architects like Van der Rohe and Aalto and contemporary creators like Rem Koolhaas have left their mark on Berlin … Continue reading

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TRAVELLING OVER THE HOLIDAYS

Visiting the in laws and chewing on a nine course Christmas dinner or go on a citytrip to Berlin with friends? Travelling over the holidays can be a bliss and doesn’t have to be expensive, stressful nor busy. Check out … Continue reading

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Where to go after Berlin

After some super fun days in Berlin it is always hard to leave the city. But the trip is not yet over. The backpacking has to go on! Time to find another amazing destiny. Not far from here are many … Continue reading

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