Museum Island Berlin – the future Louvre of the Spree

Berlin is a city spread by water and shaped by some islands. Most of them are unnoticed by passersby, so immerse they are into the urban landscape. Others, however, are internationally known. The most famous and emblematic of all is … Continue reading

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Katies Blue Cat – best café in Kreuzkölln Berlin

Delectable coffee with creamy milk foam, mothers baking recipes and homemade specialties with love… in a very, very cute and charming wooden blue place. Located in the border of two of Berlin’s most lively neighborhoods, Kreuzberg and Neukölln, Katie’s Blue … Continue reading

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DJ night at the Amstel House Hostel Berlin

It is time for another Berlin Concerts: Live Music at the Amstel House. After a summer full of swing and unplugged concerts at our backyard we open the chilly season with our first indoor DJ night presenting Grégoire Durand. Already experienced … Continue reading

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Things to come: Berlin exhibition about science, fiction, film!

A time travel: with the eyes on the future through the fantastic big screen THINGS TO COME, GB, 1936, directed by William Cameron Menzies Source: Deutsche Kinemathek An exhibition for the fans of science fiction movies! The Deutsche Kinemathek – … Continue reading

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Hopper: the best travel app of the year

Of all kinds of travelers, backpackers are perhaps the most sensitive to prices and the most flexible to dates. Many are those who spend hours online trying to find the best dates and times for that bargain flight. But there … Continue reading

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10 best things to do in Berlin in autumn

WE HAVE LISTED THE BEST TIPS FOR THE SEASON Take your stylish coat out of the closet: the elegant autumn has arrived! Time to get cozy in Berlin. In honor to this charming time of the year the Amstel House … Continue reading

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Bellmann Bar: good wine and antique ambient in Berlin

A touch of the old Viennese cafés in a Bar in Berlin The good side of the fall arrival is how cozy bars and cafés can get. Some more than others. This week we paid a visit to one of … Continue reading

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Packing List for a Berlin trip

Photo: Markus Spiske 10 things that have to be in your backpack on a trip to Berlin. Good times were those of ship travelling: baggage were big chest and space simply not an issue. Travel packing can be a stressful … Continue reading

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Barcelona city trip – 10 must visit hot spots

A second must do city trip in our list of ‘Europe city trip hot spots’ guides is a Barcelona city trip. The perfect mix of beach, city, cocktails in the sun, cute shops and culture, all in one trip. What’s … Continue reading

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El Siglo de Oro. The Age of Velázquez

For those planning a visit to Berlin until the end of October there is an unmissable opportunity to experience live and in color one of the greatest chapters of the European art. The Gemäldegalerie of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin … Continue reading

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