Citystay Travel Tip: Berlinale Film Festival

Photograph via Wikimedia Commons Just a few more weeks until the Berlinale, which is arguably one of the most exciting film festivals in the world! Here at Citystay Hostel, we believe in making sure that our visitors are informed and up-to-date regarding some of the most exciting and interesting Berlin-related events. The Berlinale, formally known as the Berlin International Film Festival (or Internationele Filmfestspeile Berlin in German), takes place every read more…


Citystay Travel Tips: Offbeat Berlin – Kastianalle 86

Eager to explore Berlin’s activism vibe? Head on over to Kastianalle 86, which is just a short u-bahn ride from the Citystay hostel! Wandering Kastanienalle, you pass this intriguing building. If you speak German, the words Kapitalismus, zerstört, and tötet (Capitalism, destroys, kills) pique your interest. This is… home to a hausprojekt (house project), a communal apartment house that offers different living arrangements, social projects, and space for the Galerie read more…


Citystay Hostel’s PARTY Guide

Kick of the month of hearts with Citystay Hostel’s Berlin PARTY & MUSIC Events Guide! Operetta Festival   Photograph by Jimmy Flink via Flickr Creative Commons Eager to experience opera in Berlin? Then check out the much-anticipated Operetta Festival, which will take place in the beautiful Komische Oper Berlin from February 3 to 7.   When: February 3 to 7 Where: Komische Oper Berlin, Behrenstraße 55-57 Berlin   Mop Mop read more…


Citystay Travel Tips: Gotta-have-it Travel Gear

  Getting ready for your big trip to Berlin? The Citystay Hostel staff is here to share their best travel tips! For this blog post, we’ll be sharing our best gotta-have-it gear for a fun trip! When packing for a big trip, it’s tempting to include everything save for the kitchen sink. However, with so much time spent on the road–especially if you’ll be carrying all your gear on your read more…


Citystay Travel Poster

Need some inspiration? Check out this sweet poster from Citystay Hostel!   Love this? Share it with your friends!