17.05.2015

Citystay Hostel Travel Tips: Fernsehturm (TV Tower)


Photograph via Pixabay Commons Standing at 1,207 ft. (368 m), the Fernsehturm, also known as the TV Tower is the tallest structure in Berlin and the third tallest in Europe. The best part? It’s a five-minute walk from the Citystay Hostel! Photograph via Pixabay Commons   This disco ball in the sky is one of Berlin’s most popular symbols. This disco ball in the sky is visible from nearly any read more…

 
17.05.2015

Citystay Hostel Dining Tips: Toca Rogue


Photograph by Christopher Schmidt via Flickr Creative Commons Hungry for Asian food with a twist? Try one of Berlin’s most famous Asian-fusion restaurants, Toca Rogue. This cozy, intimate restaurant is located in Mitte–and pretty close to Citystay Hostel. It’s a great place if you need to retreat from the cold, too. Photograph by Igor Schwarzmann via Flickr Creative Commons Here, you can fill your belly with mouthwatering dishes like Devon read more…

 
17.05.2015

Citystay Hostel Travel Tips: Another Country Bookstore


Photograph by Lola Abrera (lookingforlola.flavors.me) Part bookshop, part library, this eclectic, brainy hub is a „country“ of its own. Photograph via Another Country’s Facebook Page The „cult“ leader of „Another Country“ is Alan Raphaeline, who would be more than happy challenge anyone and everyone in extemporaneous discussions/debates about almost any topic (except for Harry Potter). This cool, little hole-in-the-wall shop has a myriad of events, such as: Tuesday film nights, read more…

 
17.05.2015

Buroughs of Berlin


In a city of 3.4 million inhabitants and 12 buroughs (bezirke), where you live is a good indicator of your social identity, alignments and affiliations. Photograph by Seb via Flickr Creative Commons   The popular districts of Charlottenberg, Wilmersdorf, and Tiergarten are mostly comprised of the crème de la crème of the Berlin society, including business bigwigs, city celebrities, and international V.I.P.’s.   Photograph by Olly via Flickr Creative Commons read more…

 
17.05.2015

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…