The Oktoberfest runs from Sept 17th – October 3rd 2016
What do hostel workers need most after an exhausting summer season? A sixteen-day beerfest, along with a hostel full of intoxicated guests. NOT, you would think, but we actually still… Read more
Aim for a light pack and travel with a smile.
Travelling light is the name of the game when it comes to backpacking, after all, you have to carry everything you’ve packed on your back. For many first time backpackers,… Read more
There is certainly no denying that travelers are always on the lookout for gifts and souvenirs to bring home, a certain something that will help to remind them of their exciting trip. However, many travelers can often become caught up… Read more
Beer & chill: Beer Gardens are cosy hangouts in Munich
For centuries, beer is and has been an important part of the culinary and cultural heritage of Bavaria and Munich. The best choice for having authentic “beer experience” are the… Read more
72-hours City Guide
Day 1: Encounter the old city
Never been to Vienna?
Well, it’s about time then.
There is a lot to be seen, and our tips how to see Vienna in three days may be a good… Read more
Brick Lane and Shoreditch
Touring around London, you will likely find yourself checking out all that East London has to offer. It is a popular location for all ages, but especially for anyone in their 20s. This is an area… Read more
Keith with wombat’s CEOs Marcus and Sascha.
What would a Hostel be without the fellow travelers coming in from all over the world and sharing their stories? One that really had a lot to tell was Keith Wright, a legend… Read more
One of Europe’s largest open air parties is celebrated on New Year’s Eve in Berlin, between Brandenburg Gate and the Victory Column. Together, about one million people await the beginning of a new year.
New Year’s Eve in Berlin
On… Read more
The Bavarian capital Munich, or München to the locals, is one of Germany’s busiest cities when it comes to celebrations. People are on the streets for New Year´s Eve in munich and celebrate in public with their neighbours, with large… Read more
Berlin. So much history, so much to see and do. Berlin is my favorite city in Europe and every time I go back, I love it even more. Walking into the wombat’s there gave me a sense of familiarity, as… Read more
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