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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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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BERLIN BEACHES

As temperatures are rising, we feel more outdoorsy by the day. An urge to go for a stroll and taking picnics in Berlin’s beautiful parks, take long breezy bike tours, or nip on fancy cocktails on Berlin’s best rooftop bars. AND … 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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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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The Best Outdoor Berlin Spring Activities

This week we welcome the season of flowers. After months immersed in cold and dark it’s time to leave the cocoon. Life, colors and the whole outside world: we’ve been longing for it. So let the spring begin! As we … 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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