BERLIN MITTE GUIDE – The complete local guide to Berlin Mitte

Mitte (German for ‘middle’) is the central hood of Berlin. Most people never leave Mitte as it has enough highlights for one city trip. So let us take you on a Berlin Mitte tour with our Berlin Mitte guide.

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Travelling with kids – 7 essential lifesaver tips

Travelling with kids… It’s the best thing to spend undisturbed family time and go on an adventure with your kids, but it can be a challenge. So we gathered all our parental reviews and expert tips on travelling with kids… … Continue reading

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Best christmas markets in Berlin – your 2018 Berlin Christmas market guide

Although we still get bits of summer here in Berlin, we know many of you are planning your winter trip to Berlin. So we cuddled up with a hot coco, put on Mariah Carey and prepared a nifty guide with … Continue reading

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10 fun facts about the Berlin TV tower

Berlin’s most recognisable landmark is the spikey TV Tower, or Fernsehturm in German. This beauty stands out from almost any angle in the city.  So what is there to know about this architectural wonder? Follow along for 10 fun facts … Continue reading

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BEST VIEWS IN BERLIN

Hello insta folks! We’ve taken you on a tour for your best Instagram shots in Berlin already. Now, let’s go up in the air and polish up that insta timeline with the best views in Berlin. Follow along for our … Continue reading

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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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How to sound like a Berliner

Let’s be honest, nobody particularly likes tourists. So the sooner you blend in, the more a city and its inhabitants will open up to you to show all of its hidden gems. Same goes for the coolest city, Berlin where … 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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