17.05.2015

Must-See Historic Sights in Berlin


Are you a history nerd? Well, then you’re in the right place. Berlin really does have it all: awesome spaces and places for hip young things, grunge and graffiti, and most exciting of all, plenty of locations where you can immerse yourself in the country’s intriguing history. And the best part about staying in Citystay is that most of these places are just a short walk, train, or tram ride read more…

 
17.05.2015

Citystay Travel Tips: Berlin’s History Part I


Photograph via Pixabay Berlin is one of the most historically exciting and interesting cities in the world. Here at Citystay Hostel, we believe that one must know everything about a city’s past to thoroughly enjoy it’s present and even it’s future. So for this Citystay Blog post, we’ll be giving readers a breakdown–a cheat sheet, of sorts–of part 1 in Berlin’s fascinating history. Berlin is the capital, as well as read more…

 
17.05.2015

Citystay Travel Tips: Berlin’s History Part II


Want to know more about Berlin’s intriguing history? Check out Part II of Citystay’s Berlin History special!     Under the 1944 London Protocol, the Allies divided the city into four parts: the Northwest (Wedding and Reinickendorf) was controlled by France, the West (Charlottenburg, Tiergarten and Spandau) by Great Britain, The Southwest (Zehlendorf, Steglitz, Wilmersdorf, Tempelhof, Kreuzberg, and Nuekolln) by the USA, and the East (Mitte, Prenzlauer Berg, Friedrichshain, Treptow read more…