The Karl-Marx-Allee, where the U-Bahn Frankfurter Tor in Friedrichain is, is a true architecture show that is going to make you feel in the USSR. Constructed in early years of the former GDR, it was named at that time Stalinallee and was part Continue reading
The prominent Altes Museum in the huge Berliner Museum Island was the first museum. Conceived in the beginning of the 19th century, it is the result of a then growing bourgeois class, which at the time was developing a new relationship with the art and the importance of its public access to citizens. Continue reading
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.
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
1 tsp mustard1 tbsp honey Continue reading
Besides the fact that the weather is just been marvellous and that Berlin gets specially special in sunny days, we have come up with 6 reasons for you to come to the city for Easter: Continue reading
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!