Autumn and Art

We have to admit, that the summer has finally moved on and every season has an end – but Art never stands still, especially not in Berlin. There are so many cultural events, exhibitions, openings and art happenings going on, that we can give you only a selection of notable previews. Fact Berlin has about 400 galleries and 5,500 visual artists, there are also 200 museums and exhibition halls partly read more…


25 years German Reunification on 3rd October 2015

October 3rd marks the «Day of German Unity» ever since the German Democratic Republic (GDR) and West Germany reunited in 1990. Since then, the day is celebrated as a public holiday. Background Following World War II, the area that was Germany was divided into four military sectors controlled by France, the United Kingdom, the United States and the Soviet Union. On May 23, 1949, the sectors controlled by France, the read more…


Street food auf Achse

Berlin’s „Street food auf Achse“ market in the courtyard of the historic Kulturbrauerei – Prenzlauer Berg offers global delicacies from Brazil, Poland, Japan, South Africa, and Yemen, alongside German classical specials like schnitzel and wurst. Apart from the unusual, colorful and with love cooking food trucks, it will be naturally simmered and sold from stalls. The Berlin weather forecast for the weekend says it will be mostly sunny and warm. read more…


Boxhagener Platz Flea Market

Ready to find some wonderful, junky treasures? Explore the Saturday Boxhagener Platz Flea Market in Friedrichshain and find the coolest and kookiest items! Located in Friedrichshain, this trendy area is full of hip restaurants, music, and just all kinds of other cool and kooky stuff. Photo by La Citta Vita via Flickr Creative Commons


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…