THE BEST BERLIN TOURS

Berlin is a multiple city with many sides. So many that for visitors it can get hard to decide where to start. Different crazy history chapters. A heterogeneous architecture landscape. From the old town, to the alternative scene, by the … Continue reading

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Why study in Berlin?

Cheap beers, culture galore, world-famous festivals, the best underground club scene, three great universities – plenty of reasons why you should study in Berlin for one or more semesters! But if you need some more convincing, we asked the students … Continue reading

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Urban Nomads: a series about the world’s top cities to visit before you settle down

Concrete jungles are for many restless travelers the ideal destination. Only in those can thirsty urban adventurers find what moves them the most: excitement. As big-city-kids ourselves the Amstel House has prepared something special on the topic. Urban Nomads: a … Continue reading

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Berlin guide for first timers

There’s a famous metaphor that says that there are ‘dog cities’ and ‘cat cities’.  Dog cities come at you with their tail waggling and are instantly likeable. Cat cities take a little while longer to be liked. They have more … Continue reading

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best art house cinemas in Berlin

If there’s one city in Europe that has cult status when it comes to movies, cinephiles and cinemas, it’s Berlin. From underground GDR art-house cinemas to more fancy and well known arthouse cinemas in the heart of Kreuzberg, Berlin has … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve in Berlin

It’s THE question this time of the year; “Where will you be on New Year’s Eve?” Looking for some adventure and good old fun that doesn’t break the bank? Then we have the destination for you; come celebrate New Year’s … Continue reading

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Nerdy Berlin

You feel more home behind a screen than anywhere else? You know Klingon better than your mother language? CS, LoL or Dota are no foreign words for you? Then this article might be right for you! Welcome to nerdy Berlin!

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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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