British Shorts Film Festival

If you’re gonna be in Berlin this Friday the Amstel House has a nice tip you should not miss. Once again the British Shorts Film Festival comes to move the Berlin English speaking community with the hallowed seventh art.

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10 reasons why Berlin is so weird – and fun!

Berlin is full of surprises. It has the talent to attract the most naughty, creative, free people. And that – of course – gives rise to a very peculiar life style. For some just arriving in town things might seem … Continue reading

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What to do in Venice – Summer 2017

Astonishing beautiful, seductive, appealing. This ancient port city has a lot of history to tell and to stimulate our imagination. With its dazzling architecture and unique structure over 118 small islands in northern Italy, Venice never loses its place among … Continue reading

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BEST BERLIN FESTIVALS IN AUGUST (and one réally good one in September)

Celebrate the last summer month in style with the best Berlin festivals in August! There’s a festival for everyone this month; from beer lovers, to dance festival fans to culture and art addicts. Buckle up and book a comfy bed … Continue reading

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Traces of Memories: an art project about violent disappearances in Mexico

The exhibition Traces of Memories: an art project about violent disappearances in Mexico, is an attempt to confront a wider public with the topic of people disappearances in today’s Latin America. According to the latest report of the National Committee on … Continue reading

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The representation of the kiss in modern art

Kiss. From Rodin to Bob Dylan – An unmissable exhibition in Berlin this summer KISS: we are passionate about it! We could never forget our first; and we surly melt remembering the best. A common scene in the theater, a … Continue reading

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New paintings at the Amstel House walls – By Ukraine Berlin based artist Grycja

And the Amstel House stylish new Decór plan goes on. This week we are thrilled to present the newly painted walls of our future illusion lounge. To transform the 140 m2 area that gives way to the rooms we’ve invited … Continue reading

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Berlin Philharmonic: excellent music, astonishing architecture.

Not only clubs and electronic music make the nights of the German capital so attractive. The Berlin Philharmonic is a spectacle for the ears, eyes and soul that should also not be missed. Acclaimed both for its acoustic and architecture … Continue reading

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Meet Annika: an urban art curator in Berlin

In our first edition of Meet the Locals we present Annika, an urban art curator in Berlin. Annika was born in Hellersdorf, a suburban neighborhood in eastern Berlin. As a kid her dream was to be an archaeologist. Abandoned buildings … Continue reading

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Book tips for your next trip

There is no better travel companion than a book. If waiting for a flight boarding, or if sitting on a beach hammock in a late afternoon: reading fits to any traveler’s situation. And as we physically venture into new territories … Continue reading

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