HOW TO FLIRT IN GERMAN

It’s almost Valentine’s Day and spring is not too far away… Time to up the flirting game! And we don’t mean the left and right swiping. We mean real life courtship! And what better way than for a Berlin’s friendliest hostel then … 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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Inspiring TED TALKS on travel

At Amstel House Berlin we have been a huge fan of TED talks ever since sir Ken Robinson explained why Schools Kill all Creativity (must watch!) in 2006. Over the years we’ve installed the TED Talks app on our phone … Continue reading

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5 things you didn’t know about the Berlin wall

So most people know that the Berlin Wall separated the communist East from the democratic West for nearly 30 years. And that on the night of 9 November 1989 the border suddenly opened. But here are 5 things you didn’t … Continue reading

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best rooftop bars in berlin

A great view of a magnificent city, while sipping your favourite cocktail. There are few things in this world more perfect than to end your sightseeing day with a visit to a rooftop bar.  Ride some elevators with us along … 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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Laundry tips for travellers

Be a total turn on and make your mom proud at the same time? It’s possible, friendly travellers! Contrary to public belief, as a traveller you don’t have to be shabby nor dirty when travelling. Well, not always 😉  And not … Continue reading

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Berlin architecture – a city guide

From the geometric shapes of the Jewish Museum to the shiny TV Tower, Berlin is a true oasis for architecture lovers. Former architects like Van der Rohe and Aalto and contemporary creators like Rem Koolhaas have left their mark on Berlin … Continue reading

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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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