enschloraque
17.05.2015

Berlin Nightlife: Eschloraque Rümschrümp


Photograph by bloggingberlin via Flickr Creative Commons Dive into the deep, dark, gritty heart of Berlin with a visit to Eschloraque Rümschrümp. This smokey bar islocated in a graffiti-ridden hinterhof (backyard) of the Haus Schwarzenberg, an artists space in Hackescher Markt, which is just a short walk (or one S-Bahn or tram stop) from the Citystay Hostel. Photograph by Jennifer Morrow via Flickr Creative Commons   Photograph by Jennifer Morrow read more…

 
pfefferberg
17.05.2015

Berlin Nightlife: Pfefferberg


Photograph by Francois Planche via Flickr Creative Commons Located in the district of Prenzlauer Berg, which is located near the Citystay Hostel, this building was built in 1841 to be a brewery, however it is now home to every kind of artist. This cool building is home to an array of clubs and live music events held inside and range from Pop to Electronic, to Jazz. They also have festivals read more…

 
bebelplatz
17.05.2015

Historic Berlin: Bebelplatz


Photograph by grazia via Flickr Creative Commons Bebelplatz is located between the Staatsoper Unter Den Linden, the Humboldt University and the Sankt-Hedwigs-Kathedrale. It’s also a short bus ride from the Citystay Hostel. The spot was supposed to be the centre of the ‘Forum Fredericianum’ with an opera house and palace surrounding it. Because of the outbreak of the First Silesian War in 1740 this project was not realised and the read more…

 
brandenburggate
17.05.2015

Citystay Hostel Travel Tips: Brandenburger Tor (Brandenburg Gate)


Photograph by Stephan Rebernik via Flickr Creative Commons This grand site is also the location for the most important moments in Berlin’s history. Photograph by Downing Street via Flickr Creative Commons Brandenburger Tor, also known as Brandenburg Gate, is where the US Presidents John F. Kennedy, Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton, and most recently Barack Obama have held court to address the people.   Photograph by Raymond Chan via Flickr Creative read more…

 
cathedral
17.05.2015

Citystay Hostel Travel Tips: Berlin Cathedral


  Photograph via Pixabay Commons The Berlin Cathedral is located on the Museumsinsel (Museum Island), which is just a short walk or bus ride from Citystay Hostel. Photograph by Stephan White via Flickr Creative Commons This grand cathedral was built between 1894 to 1905. One must-see feature in this majestic site for its crypt filled with the marble and tin sarcophagi of Hohenzollern princes and kings. There’s also a viewing read more…