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Listen, dear wombats guests: Now it’s getting easy for you to carry the Austrian capital in your pocket… Due to cooperation with tripwolf – the best mobile travel guide – we can provide you a Vienna guide for your iPhone or Android mobile. And the best of all: it’s free if you stay in our 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 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 …

Vienna Christmas Markets

Christmas market at Vienna city hall

In Austria Christmas starts in November somehow. That´s when the first Christmas markets open. Vienna has an enormous variety of Christmas Markets to offer. Actually it seems there´s one around the corner no matter where you are and in deed you don´t have to walk far from one to another in Vienna´s city center. You 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

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 …

TOUR DU MONDE -Bicycle Stories, Vienna

TOUR DU MONDE -Bicycle Stories, Vienna

Cycling is big in Vienna in 2013. Vienna not only hosted this year´s Velo-City conference, but also dedicated the whole year as the Viennese Year of Bicycle. Besides various efforts to make the cyclists´ lives easier throughout the city, there´s now also an exhibition taking place in MAK. Showing an iconic bike collection of the read more …

Film Festival 2013 on Rathausplatz, Vienna

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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 …

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