Berlin was never considered a gastronomic polo. Known by its fast food, such as the Curry Wurst and the famous Kebab, the German capital did not carry the culture of fine cooking and eating. But things are changing – and really fast!! Continue reading
Travel super light with little more than your smart phone and passport! We have collected the top 10 best travel apps for you. With the Amstel House free wifi you can start exploring these awesome apps from the moment you arrive!
Off course Google Maps, Whatsapp and Skype are already on your smart phone. As well as – probably the most handy app of them all when searching for your bunkbed in the middle of the night without waking up all the roomies… – your FLASHLIGHT. So without further ado here’s the rest … Continue reading
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