Festivals

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 scale fireworks displays held across the city, lighting up the skyline as midnight strikes. Munich is often reduced read more …

New Year´s Eve in Budapest

 If you are celebrating New Year´s Eve in Budapest you won’t be bored. You can pick from plenty of events like concerts, upscale balls, street parties, local house parties and last but not least a party crowd in wombat´s wombar. With its centric location wombat´s CITY Hostel also gives you a variety of options where to watch the spectacular fireworks 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 New Year’s Eve Berlin invites its guests and residents to celebrate the beginning of read more …

New Year´s Trail Vienna

For 24 years now, the New Year’s Trail Vienna has been an integral part of New Year – just like the traditional Blue Danube Waltz at midnight and the famous Vienna New Year’s Concert. The visitors of Stephansplatz can dance into the New Year with the traditional Danube Waltz. With dozens of events and attractions in 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. The international Film Festival takes place since 1960 and offers a broad spectrum of artistic movies from around the globe. Many read more …

Festival of Lights in Berlin

Berlin glows. Famous landmarks, cultural monuments, historical buildings, streets and other locations including Brandenburg Gate, Berlin Cathedral and the radio tower are literally being highlighted during Berlin´s Festival of Lights between the 9th and the 20th of October 2013. Summer is over and autumn threatens to turn the whole city into a grey mass. This festival fights darkness read more …

O´zapft is! How to Oktoberfest 2013

The Oktoberfest runs from 21 Sept – 6th October 2013 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 enjoy this. OK, we could do with less puke in the elevators, but there are read more …

Film Festival 2013 on Rathausplatz, Vienna

Vienna´s public open air  Film Festival offers classical and modern cultural highlights in front of the City Hall in Vienna until September 1st. But it´s not just about sitting in front of a huge screen and watching concerts and operas, there´s also a decent foodcourt featuring 22 restaurants and food outlets open daily from 11am till read more …

Don’t Miss “Europe’s Largest Free Party”: The Danube Island Festival Vienna 2012

Come to Vienna this June and join over 3 million visitors in seeing 2,000 performers at the Danube Island Festival! The dates of the festival are 22 to 24 June 2012. Performers will include: Simple Minds, Jennifer Rostock, DJ Antoine, Haight Ashbury, Johnny Logan, Samy Deluxe, and many more. There will also be activities and read more …

How to Spend New Year’s Eve in Vienna

New Year’s Eve is coming our way. If you are in Vienna and still searching for the right place to celebrate the turn of the year, here are some recommendations for you: Eating out, yummie! A good diner might be the best thing to start the New Year’s Eve. Unfortunately, most of the restaurants in read more …