TANZTAGE BERLIN 2016 – Festival of Dance

The 25th edition of the festival will be held this year from the 7th-17th January once more at Sophiensæle – one of the most important locations for German-speaking independent theatre-production. Performances include elements of the visual arts, sounds, music and language, others are inspired by current political events. Pop-cultural references and genres such as striptease and breakdance, club culture, talk shows and pop music are part of the festival too. read more…


citystay’s ultimate guide to NEW YEAR’S EVE IN BERLIN!

Berlin is expecting around one million people to greet 2016!! The highlight is the New Year’s Eve firework at the Brandenburg Gate. After that finish the night with an open air disco or join one of the many parties in Berlin. Look back on 2015, surround yourself with loved ones, and get excited about all the wonderful opportunities and experiences the New Year will bring. Click on to check out read more…


Craft Beer Bars In Berlin

Beer is popular wherever you go, with hundreds of different types spanning ales, lagers, stouts and much more, the possibilities are endless and its near impossible to know what to try and where to try it. Berlin has an old brewing tradition. Two centuries ago, Berlin had about 700 breweries and Prussian “Soldier King” Friedrich Wilhelm I even let his son become a brewer. That son was later known as read more…


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…


Altenative Christmas markets

There are almost hundred different markets pop up at the end of November and the rosy-cheeked crowds come flocking. Germany has a rich history of Christmas markets and to this day you’ll find traditional crafts and a host of local treats. Whichever market you choose, warm yourself with a Glühwein (mulled wine) and have a good explore. Below our favourite Christmas markets in Berlin that can be found: 1 Klunkerkranich read more…