TRAVELLING OVER THE HOLIDAYS

Visiting the in laws and chewing on a nine course Christmas dinner or go on a citytrip to Berlin with friends? Travelling over the holidays can be a bliss and doesn’t have to be expensive, stressful nor busy. Check out … Continue reading

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Tips and hot spots in Canggu – a Bali travel guide

As temperatures are falling in the Northern Hemisphere, a lot of us adventurers follow the sun to more tropical destinations. An Amstel House staff member booked a ticket to go surfing in Canggu (Bali) last week.  And she found a … Continue reading

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Hot spots New York –  hidden gems by a NY local

New York and Berlin are very much alike. While the former might show a bit more glitz and glamour, both cities burst with the same creative and entrepreneurial spirit. So let us take you on a tour along New York’s … Continue reading

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BEST BRUNCH IN BERLIN – a local’s guide to the best brunch spots in Berlin

Like in most places in Europe, brunch used to mean coffee and toast in Berlin. But the international trend to sit down and enjoy a high quality brunch with a group of friends has come to town! Yay! More cute … Continue reading

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10 reasons to VISIT BERLIN IN WINTER

Wondering whether a visit to Berlin is worth breaking your winter hibernation? Yehes! Totally. Berlin possesses an irresistible appeal year round and is a popular winter destination like no other. Sure, you have to pack a scarf and a hat … 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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BEST GIN BARS IN BERLIN

It’s exciting times for Gin all over the world. Even Germany, the land of beer and Schnapps, has gone Gin mad. We call it a ‘Gin Renaissance’ at the Amstel House bar. Your grandfather’s favourite drink has been on an unstoppable rise … Continue reading

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ROTTERDAM – 10 MUST VISIT HOT SPOTS

Whether you’re going to Rotterdam for the modular festival or considering Rotterdam for a city trip another time, you want to know the Rotterdam hot spots and hidden gems. The best food, cocktails, some shopping and what’s the best place to … Continue reading

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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 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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