Become a Gustav Klimt Model

Ever considered being a model in a Gustav Klimt painting? An online tool called Klimt Yourself lets you upload a photo of your face and embed it a famous Gustav Klimt painting, like The Kiss: The Kiss You can then… Read more

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

Photo from the Danube Island Festival 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. Danube Island Festival Performers will include: Simple Minds, Jennifer… Read more

Best Travel Apps for Android Phones

Foursquare screenshot Here are some of my favorite travel apps for Android phones. I’ve focused on travel apps that are most likely going to be used while out exploring a destination, rather than ones that are used for pre-trip planning. I’ve used… Read more

10 Vienna Museums Featuring Gustav Klimt in 2012

The Kiss painting by Gustav Klimt If you’re traveling to Europe in the summer of 2012 and you like Gustav Klimt, it’s a perfect time to visit Vienna. 2012 is the year that would have had Klimt’s 150th birthday. To celebrate, 10 museums in Vienna are… Read more

A First Glance of Our New Hostel in the Centre of Budapest

A First Glance of Our New Hostel in the Centre of Budapest As many of you already know, we open a new wombats CITY HOSTEL in Budapest in June. As the construction works are on the way, we want to reveal some first facts and pics: The wombats CITY HOSTEL BUDAPEST will… Read more

Late but Great: the wombats New Year Story

Late but Great: the wombats New Year Story A few days ago, we got a really lovely thank you letter from Michelle and Drew, two guests from Australia. They were on a two months vacation in Europe, when their belongings and wallets got stolen on New Year. Our… Read more

Walking in Vienna: Spring Is Waiting for You!

Walking in Vienna: Spring Is Waiting for You! A few weeks ago, we introduced WildUrb, a Vienna based online community that encourages urban people to discover urban space by walking. As spring is pampering us with sun and warmth these days, it’s time to head outside and discover… Read more

Safety Rules! First Aid Course for Our Employees

Safety Rules! First Aid Course for Our Employees Rule #1 of the wombats-code: “Our hostel staff shall always be able to help our guests.” In everyday hostel business “help” mostly means to give travel, sightseeing and party information. We have been lucky enough to go through hostel life… Read more

Take Me to the Disco! wombats Presents the womCLUB

Take Me to the Disco! wombats Presents the womCLUB Boom boom boom: After years of awesome party nights in our womBARS we have decided to take the next level of partying: our own clubbing series. Curtains up for the womCLUB in our hostel “The Lounge” in Vienna! The first… Read more

Austria’s Next Topmodel and Popstars go wombats!

Austrian Top Model Last weekend we had some pretty special guests at our wombats CITY HOSTELS in Vienna: At “The Naschmarkt” hostel the finalists of the casting show “Austria’s Next Topmodel” stayed for two nights during the final show and party. Although the… Read more
« Previous Entries Next Entries »