BEST CURRYWURST IN BERLIN

Iconic, experimental, cheap, tasty and a bit odd. Berlin’s favourite street food – the currywurst – could only have been invented in experimental Berlin. The legendary tale goes something like this; on a chilly September day in 1949, snack bar … Continue reading

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BEST FREE THINGS TO DO IN BERLIN

Berlin is not only cool, it’s one of the most affordable cities for budget travellers. Even so, after a day of museum hopping and a night of clubbing you might want to give the old wallet a rest. And hey, … Continue reading

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Best burgers in Berlin

We love burgers. You love burgers. Everybody loves the lip-smacking beauty of a mighty burger! It’s a complete, affordable meal with crispy textures and juicy flavours and can be customized to your own taste. We make a mean weekly Berlin … Continue reading

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Berlin Coffee Guide

The Amstel House staff is becoming quite a famous bunch for neat and local Berlin travel tips. But we haven’t shared our love for nice, well designed coffeehouses that are serving the best coffee in Berlin. So if you’re a … Continue reading

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Best Berlin festivals in June

Temperatures are slowly rising in Berlin and that golden warmth pouring from the sky makes us want to plan some outdoor fun! There are great open-air festivals in and near Berlin so it’s a perfect opportunity to combine a city trip … Continue reading

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The ultimate backpacker phrasebook from English to German – and to Berliner dialect!

Everything you need to know as a backpacker in German and in Berliner dialect. Traveling to a foreign country is a delightful challenge. We plunge into a strange universe not always easy to grasp. Perhaps the first and most difficult … Continue reading

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10 tips for first time backpackers

No planned route, no permanent place to stay, no family or friends around. Super scary but YAY! Welcome adventurer! As passionate travellers ourselves, we all remember our first backpack adventure. And boy, did we wish we had been given these 10 … Continue reading

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TRAVEL GREEN – reduce your carbon footprint

It’s almost World Earth Day so it’s time to celebrate nature and get Mother Nature’s approval tick for your adventures. Make eco-friendly choices when you travel. Here’s how to travel green and reduce your carbon footprint every step of your journey. 

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Must Pack Travel Medical Kit

This is one that first time travellers often overlook so we thought we’d give you a quick hand with preparing the must pack travel medical kit.  Because travelling is so much more fun when you’re healthy and feel energized! Please note … Continue reading

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BERLIN KIDS ACTIVITY SHEET BERLIN

We’ve shared our tips for travelling to Berlin as a family before. But we wanted to create something tangible as well. Something the kids can have a little old school fun with when preparing for their trip or during their trip … Continue reading

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