How to sound like a Berliner

Let’s be honest, nobody particularly likes tourists. So the sooner you blend in, the more a city and its inhabitants will open up to you to show all of its hidden gems. Same goes for the coolest city, Berlin where … Continue reading

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10 things nobody tells you about visiting Berlin – Berlin insider tips by Berliners

At Amstel, we’re all proud Berliners. Some of us grew up here, some of us have only been here for a few years. But we all know our way around town, consider ourselves ‘locals’ and together we know a whole … Continue reading

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Karl Marx sights to visit in Berlin

“Revolutions are the locomotive of history”, said once and rightly so one of the most influential figures of the human history. Karl Marx, the German thinker who fought for the workers’ rights, moved crowds. Love him or hate him, Marx … Continue reading

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SCHOOL TRIP TO BERLIN – Berlin program and original activities

A piece of history on every street corner, culture galore and an exciting, cosmopolitan and creative vibes. There’s really no better destination for a school trip than a school trip to Berlin. Berlin has so much to offer that a 2 … Continue reading

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Exhibitions in Berlin this month – May 2018

Planning some days in Berlin? Then better know what’s happening in the city’s cultural life. The Amstel House checked the exhibition’s program for you. We picked the brightest highlights. Exhibitions in Berlin this month – May 2018: where to go … Continue reading

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Berlin is Europe’s coolest city. Here’s why.

Berlin is Europe’s coolest city. We knew that. You knew that. But If you needed some more convincing or some reasons to convince your travel partner(s), we’re happy to help. Find our top reasons why Berlin is Europe’s coolest city … Continue reading

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CELEBRITIES IN BERLIN – best places for spotting celebrities in Berlin

Everybody loves Berlin, but celebrities have taken a special interest in Europe’s coolest city. A couple have moved to Berlin, some swing by for the Berlin International Film Festival and some come for Berlin’s architecture, culture, cuisine or its newly acquired tech … Continue reading

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Bachelorette in Berlin – the best places and activities in Berlin for a hen party

On International Women’s Day we thought we’d dedicate this blog to lovely ladies everywhere. And specifically those that are visiting our beautiful city for a bachelorette in Berlin. Whether you are the one tying the knot and celebrating freedom with your … 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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