BEST VIEWS IN BERLIN

Hello insta folks! We’ve taken you on a tour for your best Instagram shots in Berlin already. Now, let’s go up in the air and polish up that insta timeline with the best views in Berlin. Follow along for our … Continue reading

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Food Revolution 5.0: an exhibition about our future

We live in a time of fast and drastic changes. While some only get to us through the news, others are entering our most private spheres. Simple and personal decisions, such as what to have for lunch, have long ceased … Continue reading

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About Berlin Tempelhof: from a Nazi Airport to a Refugee Camp

Tempelhof is a rare green public space with over 12 km². A vast field where locals of all ages and tribes find respite from the big city of Berlin. But that is not all. For decades operated here what was … Continue reading

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SAPPHIRE Berlin by Daniel Libeskind– an architectural masterpiece

You might have wondered when walking the streets of Mitte. What is that new futuristic building doing there? One of Berlin’s latest architectural gems remains a mystery to many that pass this aesthetically pleasing building. It’s steel, it’s sparkling, it’s … Continue reading

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Colorful bears in Berlin – the mystery of the ‘Buddy Bears’ street art

Now that we’ve solved the mystery of the Berlin pink pipes, we’re hungry for more Berlin mysteries. So let’s solve that other question we get so often; why are there so many colorful bears in Berlin streets? It all started … Continue reading

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Berlin pink pipes – the mystery of the pink tubes in Berlin

Is it an art installation? Are they an architectural highlight? Are they landmarks for where the Berlin wall used to be? Do they transport oil and gas throughout the city? What are those gigantic colorful pink pipes doing all over … Continue reading

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A guide to getting your first tattoo in Berlin – 10 tips for your first ink

Researching and preparing for your first tattoo can be a daunting task. A while ago we wrote a blog about the best places to get your tattoo in Berlin. And we got loads of reactions. Most reactions are by people … Continue reading

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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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