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  • Did you ever dream of owning a hostel? Now you can make this dream come true! After 10 years of parties, friendships, madness and experiences we are ready to pass on the business to someone who has the energy and enthusiasm to lead the party army into Golden Sands, to organize trips to the hot sprints and throw meat on the BBQ.   Our 42 bed Hostel started in 2008 and the reason we are selling is that Chris, the current manager partner, is relocating back in the USA with his family while the other owner (me) is busy with other businesses in Romania. There are 2 options for buying: - 100% and make it into another hostel (you will

  • A new addition to our X Pub: T-Bar a chill tea house with rare and special tea hard to find in any other tea house in the country. A vast selection of vinyls anyone can play, comic books and of course tea it is the best chill-out area of the hostel for people wanting to energize naturally. Healthy, cozy, chill. 10 quotes about tea to convince you to come: 1. Tea is liquid wisdom. – Anonymous 2. You can’t get a cup of tea big enough or a book long enough to suit me. – C. S. Lewi0 3. Tea to the English is really a picnic indoors. – Alice Walker 4. As much as you can eat healthy, it’s also important to remember to

  •   Oh the question I love to hate.  A question I answer daily during the busy Summer Season here at X Hostel Varna in Varna, Bulgaria.  Although redundant I’m always happy when people ask.  Because after checking-in one of the worst mistakes people make is grabbing their favorite beach towel and scurrying out the door without any sense of where they’re going.  Albeit, there are those who somehow follow their nose and find the beach without any problem at all.  For the most part people who cruise out the front door without a map or a simple asking of the question about which this blog is based……..Get terribly lost, some even wind up in jail. Located in a posh residential

  • AXE THROWING IS ONLY FOR A FEW WEEKS A YEAR!!!    Here at X we always had some world records when it comes to hostels: The hostel with the largest number of people getting tattooed with its name The first hostel with Escape Rooms And now the first hostel with an Axe Throwing Arena!      And here is what a news channel reported about us: And our small teaser as promo:   Axe Throwing is fun, it`s a sport and a great way to spend some hours with friends. In many states this activity is used a lot for team buildings and it is a favorite for stag does and bachelorette parties. At the beginning no axe stays in the

  • All starts on a long backpacking journey that brought me to Australia, New Zealand and then South East Asia when I was 21 years old. I then got myself to Beijing and taking the Transmongolian  train for a week I got to Moscow. From there to Riga, Ireland and finally back home to Italy. I had mainly stayed in hostels and camp grounds and even if it wasn't my first time in such kind of accommodation I knew that was what I wanted to do once I got back to Europe. I simply felt I had to try it. Most travelers in their early 20`s talk about opening a hostel or a bar abroad, its a nice dream. I like

  • So you’ve traveled all the way to Bucharest and even if your experience has been amazing you still feel the need for a change of scenery we have a secret for you: leaving will be hard... not because of that beauty you met in the club or the friends you left at X Hostel... it`s more about the land transport infrastructure. So get ready for an adventure! TIP: Most trips take loooooooong. Buy some food, bring water and a lot of patience. Buses but especially trains are a great opportunity to see the countryside and to meet other interesting travelers. Never plan too far ahead nor believe the arrival time, just enjoy  the journey; bring a good book or enjoy