Berlin Mitte hot spots

Berlin-Mitte, specially  around Weinmeisterstraße & Rosenthaler Platz, is a very fashionable, hip, cool area. Ya… we could say it is hipster. There are many nice cafés, good restaurants, fun bars, local fashion designers and art galleries, besides the fact that the cute architecture, small urban parks and nice surrounding makes it a pleasure to walk around. Here some Amstel tips for the area.

By Martin Heiden

Copyrights  Martin Heiden

Mein Haus am See: This place is a phenomenal. It started as a small café place and it’s now a restless 24h nice designed bar. They even have a basement club Continue reading

F.I.N.D. festival Berlin finding out what’s new in Theater

Copyright Schaubühne the #14 F.I.N.D - Festival Internationale Neue Dramatik

Copyright Schaubühne the #14 F.I.N.D – Festival Internationale Neue Dramatik

Going on since the 3rd of April in the Schaubühne the #14 F.I.N.D – Festival Internationale Neue Dramatik is concerned with the interface between the private, art and political responsibility. New concepts and text by playwrights from all over Continue reading

easy backpacker recipes – chicken salad

hostel recipe

This is a lovely summer salad. It’s quick, tasteful and low in carbs. Perfect to prepare in our hostel kitchen. We give you the basic recipe, which is delicious already, but feel free to add your own favourite ingredients to this easy backpackers recipe. We often ’pimp’ this salad with avocado slices, roasted almonds, fennel and grapefruit, for example.
INGREDIENTS (serves 2 people)
200 gr. chicken breast (preferable organic), cut into little slices
250 gr. cherry tomatoes
4 oranges
1 tsp mustard1 tbsp honey Continue reading

25 easy backpacker recipes and a brand new kitchen

25 hostel recipes

So we emptied the Amstel House idea box this winter and saw ‘hostel kitchen’ on the top of the list. Having travelled the world ourselves we know how nice it is to have a hostel kitchen. It’s a great place to meet fellow travellers. Preparing and sharing tasteful meals together, borrowing each other’s ingredients and recipes. It creates a bond… We decided to put our magic kitchen building wands to use and build you a nifty kitchen. It caters to all your needs and is free to use for all our hostel guests.

Easy backpacker recipes
O and if you think you’re rubbish in the kitchen, we have another surprise. We are going to spoil you with yummy easy backpacker recipes that you can cook up while traveling. Easy to make, cheap and using just a few ingredients. We will post 25 easy backpacker recipes in total starting today. So start making new friends already to share your tasteful dishes (and grocery costs..) with!