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Hamburg: 5 central hotel and hostel picks from €14

Hamburg: 5 central hotel and hostel picks from €14

Finding an inexpensive hotel or hostel can sometimes be a challenge in Hamburg, but we have found five incredibly cheap options that range from €14 to €25 per night for a bed in a shared room. Best of all, these five spots meet the important criteria that every Cheapo holds dear: affordable, clean and centrally » Read more

Hamburg: An itinerary for the perfect cheapo night out

Hamburg: An itinerary for the perfect cheapo night out

A long night out in Hamburg doesn’t have to burn a hole in your pocket. Germany’s “Hafenstadt” (port city) offers a number of fun, free evening diversions that, accented with select stops for food and drinks, will leave you with plenty of travel funds left over for the next day’s adventures. This tour takes you on » Read more

Hamburg: Local tips for exploring the cool Schanze and Karo districts

Hamburg: Local tips for exploring the cool Schanze and Karo districts

If, like us, you’re looking to avoid chain stores and restaurants when visiting Hamburg, the Karolinen- and Schanzenvierteln—or as they’re known to locals, Karo and Schanze—are the city’s answer to your prayers. Nearly every shop, cafe and restaurant is owner-operated; Here you’ll meet the designers and chefs behind the products themselves. You’ll find a wide » Read more

Hamburg: Boat tours for every budget

Hamburg: Boat tours for every budget

Given its prime position on the Elbe, its status as a major port city, the various canals cutting through the city, and the centerpiece Alster lakes, you can be certain that Hamburg offers a multitude of opportunities to explore the city from the water. Cheapo tours The city has numerous ferries plying the Elbe in » Read more

Hamburg’s Miniatur Wunderland is the Ultimate Model Railway Display

Hamburg’s Miniatur Wunderland is the Ultimate Model Railway Display

It’s a rare but awesome occurrence when you discover something as an adult that pulls you back into a childlike state of awe, curiosity and wonder. If you’re alone, you wish you had another set of eyes to share the experience with, pointing out this and dragging over to that—someone else to bear witness to » Read more

Hamburg: 3 neighborhoods for a Cheapo night out

Hamburg: 3 neighborhoods for a Cheapo night out

Besides currywurst, beer and a great rail system, one of EuroCheapo’s favorite things about Germany is that it’s generally a Cheapo-friendly European country. Hamburg is no exception, and the city’s selection of fun and inexpensive entertainment extends through the evening with flying colors. Here are three central neighborhoods to check out when looking for a » Read more

Hamburg: A cheap weekend to-do list

Hamburg: A cheap weekend to-do list

Hamburg, Germany’s great northern maritime city, deserves at least a weekend for exploration. From the moving World War II monuments to a bustling fish market, here’s a rundown on how to spend a cheap but worthwhile weekend in Hamburg. Friday AM: Boats and beaches of the Elbe River Cheap boat rides can be found along the Elbe River » Read more

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