17.05.2015

Citystay Hostel Travel Tips: Cafe Einstein


Photograph by paula soler-moya via Flickr Creative Commons Take a break for some breakfast and coffee in one of Berlin’s legendary establishments. Known for its delicious fresh-brewed coffee, mouth-watering apple strudel, and intellectual atmosphere, this local hub is not to be missed. Photograph by Jesse Garrison via Flickr Creative Commons It’s also a great place for people-watching, as many of Berlin’s top officials gather in this intellectually stimulating cafe.

 
17.05.2015

Quirky Berlin!


Did you know? Berlin has the largest population of Turks of any city outside of Turkey. Image by Immanuel Giel via Wikimedia Commons In size, but not population, Berlin is larger than New York City (all five boroughs). Image by Nodder (Based on Water map of Berlin) via Wikimedia Commons The very first movie seen by East Berliners during the Fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 was…”Dirty Dancing.”   read more…

 
17.05.2015

Citystay Hostel Travel Tips: Currency Conversion Guide


Confused about the Euro? This Citystay Hostel Guide will explain it all! Since January 2002, the official currency of Germany has been the euro (€) which replaced the Duetsch Mark. Germany is one of the 16 EU member states that share the single currency of the euro, which was officially introduced in Europe 1999. There are seven euro bills (five, ten, 20, 50, 100, 200 and 500 euros) and eight 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…