10 Things You Should Bring Backpacking

Backpacks 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

Farewell Keith Wright!

Keith Wright 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

New Year´s Eve in Berlin

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

New Year´s Eve in Munich

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

Discover Berlin

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

NYE in Budapest

Kiraly utca Budapest Kiraly Street is the place to be in Budapest! All the restaurants and ruin pubs are a couple minutes walk from wombat’s in Budapest, making this location absolutely ideal. As I walked into the lobby, I saw a diverse group… Read more

Christmas in Vienna

Christmas market at Vienna city hall Christmas away from home can be hard for some people. Fortunately, wombat’s Vienna did everything they could to make it feel like being home for my holidays last year. Upon arriving on Christmas Eve, there was a nice Christmas tree,… Read more

wombat’s London

wombat's London Bar As a native English speaker, I was confident arriving in London that even though I’d never been there, I’d be able to figure out the train system. I was right, it is very straightforward and also has a smart phone… Read more

Viennale – Vienna´s International Film Festival

If you´re visiting Vienna these days you´ll have to face moody autumn weather. May be the best way to escape fog and rain is to take advantage of the Viennale, Austria´s most important Film Festival. Last year The Guardian commented… Read more

How Vienna Became the Heart of Central Europe

guest post by Eric Halsey   Moonrise over Vienna Alexander Russy / https://www.flickr.com/ / CC uiY Anyone living or traveling in Central Europe for a while starts to notice something curious. You could call it déjà vu. Whether it’s the… Read more
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