Winter Fun in Berlin

The summer season in Berlin is definitely the more popular time to visit for tourists. Much more relaxed and with the Christmas spirit you should visit the city during the colder months, with fewer crowds naturally making for a more pleasant experience. With the first snowfall sledding, tobogganing and Ice skating are common here, which adults and kids adore. Snowfalls are a novelty, especially for foreigners, for whom white, snowy read more…


Free things to do in Berlin – our top 10

As most Berliners are already aware, the city itself is very affordable and the majority of the sights are free to check out. We’ve put together a list of some of the best sights you can do, absolutely free of charge. Search for free events by date at http://goo.gl/IpjjRK or http://goo.gl/uXgY0W! 1 Free Entry at the Museum Some Berlin museums offer free entrance once a week or once a month: read more…


Festivals everywhere!

There are tons of film and art festivals at the moment. Lets check 3 of them, where citystay hostel is partly involved: Interfilm: Taking place from the tuesday 10th to sunday 15th of november in Berlin. 500 films of different categories. Check their shedule for more http://www.interfilm.de/en/festival2015/timetable.html Since 10 years we support this festival with some free beds for their artists and it’s always exciting to have them here. If read more…



Origin: Halloween is the one of the world’s oldest holidays still celebrated today. It’s one of the most popular holidays, second only to Christmas. While millions of people celebrate Halloween without knowing its origins and myths, the history and facts of Halloween make the holiday more faszinating. The autumn rite is commemorated today in the United Kingdom, altough with a surprising and distinctive British twist. In Mexico, Latin America, and read more…


25 years German Reunification on 3rd October 2015

October 3rd marks the “Day of German Unity” ever since the German Democratic Republic (GDR) and West Germany reunited in 1990. Since then, the day is celebrated as a public holiday. Background Following World War II, the area that was Germany was divided into four military sectors controlled by France, the United Kingdom, the United States and the Soviet Union. On May 23, 1949, the sectors controlled by France, the read more…