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…


Lollapalooza on the Tempelhof Field Berlin

The Tempelhofer Feld previously was a Military area, recreation, airport, concentration and labor camp. Nowadays it’s a living testing ground with Nature, Urban gardening, pioneering projects and various sports and leisure activities in one place in the middle of Berlin. The aim is to preserve the uniqueness of the Field and foresight to develop further. The US-Lollapalooza was founded in 1991 by Jane’s-addiction singer Perry Farrell and comes first to read more…


Citystay Hostel Travel Tips: Banking in Berlin

Need Euros? Read on for Citystay Hostel’s in-depth guide to everything you need to know about where to change your local currency to Euros and banking in Berlin! Banks usually charge high fees for cash exchange and foreign coins are not accepted. The best option would be to withdraw cash from the ATMs (geldautomaten). There are plenty of ATMs throughout the city—look for the ones with an EC sign, denoting read more…


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…