17.05.2015

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…

 
17.05.2015

Berlin Nightlife: Pfefferberg


Photograph by Francois Planche via Flickr Creative Commons Located in the district of Prenzlauer Berg, which is located near the Citystay Hostel, this building was built in 1841 to be a brewery, however it is now home to every kind of artist. This cool building is home to an array of clubs and live music events held inside and range from Pop to Electronic, to Jazz. They also have festivals read more…

 
17.05.2015

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…

 
17.05.2015

Citystay Hostel Travel Tips: Dr. Pongs


Photograph by Ben Fullerton via Flickr Creative Commons Take a trip down memory lane as this grungy bar is reminiscent underage parties in your grandmother’s basement. True to it’s name, there is a ping-pong table in the middle of the room wherein the party-goers circle around the table to partake in drunken competition. The music booms loudly and methods of entertainment are vast. Photograph by Ekvidi via Flickr Creative Commons read more…

 
17.05.2015

Citystay Travel Tips: St. George’s English Bookshop


A visit to St. George’s English Bookshop is one of the more relaxing ways you could spend a saturday in Berlin. Pass by the organic food market on a saturday and load up on fresh strawberries and gourmet cheese, then just a block away you’ll find this busy bookshop. The quaint shop is loaded with an array of quality new and used books ranging from philosophy to pop culture. For read more…