Group actions

Big BeWelcome event in Berlin

Future events; let's do something consistent, but with the potential to attract people, who are undecided about Bewelcome, something that creates an atmosphere, a beautiful memory!

Written down and read outloud topics, every participant got a paper and could write down his/her ideas:

  • Introduction to BW in a park
  • Dinner parties
  • Picknick
  • Something cool
  • Kletterwald
  • Berlin Beach Camp
  • Film nights
  • Flipcup beer pong
  • Lazertag
  • BBQ
  • Arts+crafts night
  • Visit the aquarium
  • Beach party
  • Book exchange
  • BW/ CS porn film making

Questions concerning BeWelcome

  • Ideals behind BW
  • Should regular BW meetings be in concurrence to regular CS meetings or should there be joint meetings of CS and BW on local level?
  • More information on the new platform (code base?) of BeWelcome. What is planned for mobile devices?

Berlin culture and nightlife

Getting around in Berlin

The best way getting around the city is the public transportation. A daily ticket "Berlin AB" costs 6,40 euro and you can use the suburban rail (S-Bahn), subway (U-Bahn), tram and bus until next day 3am. You can also use the public transportation for sightseeing. With the bus lines 100 and 200 you can pass all important sight between Alexanderplatz and Zoologischer Garten. More information on the BVG website

Shopping

Every first Saturday and Sunday of a month, Trendmafia organizes a designer market in different locations

If you're looking for vintage clothes, vinyls, GDR accesoires, unique souvenirs, ... you should spend a Sunday morning at one of Berlin's fleamarkets.

You are vegetarian or vegan? then the Turkish Market on Maybachufer is for you: damn cheap fruits and veggies, every Tuesdays and Fridays

Accommodation

Do you want to stay short and are looking for a hostel? Here are a few in different areas of Berlin:

Do you want to stay for a longer term or are you looking for flatmates?

WG-Gesucht and Studenten-WG are the most frequented websites for that purposes.

Underground / Alternative Life

Berlin has a very rich underground scene, you will find much much information on Stressfaktor website

Various tips

Phoning

Discount supermarket (Aldi, Lidl...) sell cheap SIM cards for your GSM. Prices range from 5 to 13�. For this price you get the SIM card + phone number activation + more credit than you paid for. A convenient way to keep you calling costs low and being called by locals. If you spend more than two days here, it could be really worth the price

Emergency call

From any phone, GSM or public phone you can call 112 for free to get emergency rescue