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An all-round treat at Hotel Amano, Berlin

Opened in 2009, the Hotel Amano is a fully serviced affordable apartment-style hotel  consisting of 163 rooms that offer stylish and high quality furnishings, not just in the rooms but across the full breadth of the hotel. Every last detail is carefully thought out.

Features of the hotel include bicycle hire at a very reasonable 12 euros per day, pedestrian navigation systems and iPod docking systems for in-room listening.  The hotel also has a popular roof terrace (where you can get a great view of Berlin whilst enjoying the open-air structure) and bar that really comes to life in the evenings. The appropriately named Amano Bar is where the art of cocktails has been truly mastered. Continue reading An all-round treat at Hotel Amano, Berlin

Buck and Breck cocktail bar, Berlin #byExpedia

Recommended by Lollie from Berlinagenten: Gastro-Rallye, we visited Buck and Breck on our first evening in Berlin. She had described it to us as a “small but unique bar with fantastic and friendly staff“. Her information couldn’t have been more accurate.

Known as one of the world’s best bars, this cosy, one-room bar is home to one of the best that I have encountered. Buck and Breck is perfectly located in Mitte, just a short walk from Rosenthaler-Platz. It’s not obvious to find at all and depends upon you precisely locating the doorbell and shop fascia that overlooks Brunnenstrasse 177 – no mean feat as the shop fron that conceals the bar is often changed. Continue reading Buck and Breck cocktail bar, Berlin #byExpedia

Part 1: A naked sauna and celebrity-inspired food tour in Berlin

Following the Expedia Bloggers’ competition, I was thrilled to win a trip to Berlin and couldn’t wait to start checking out the city. We had a full itinerary that would see us explore alternative activities for five days before returning to London.

Upon arrival at Berlin Tegel Airport, we were picked up by our driver Alex, a warm and friendly character that was happy to chat and discuss the city and his recommendations for things to do. Upon arrival at Eurostars Hotel Berlin, we checked in, got our bearings and then set out to meet our guide from Berlinagenten: Gastro-Rallye Hip East – Unique Foodie Private Walking Tour in Berlin for an insight to the hidden treasures of Berlin. Continue reading Part 1: A naked sauna and celebrity-inspired food tour in Berlin