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  • A great way to sample and enjoy typically Romanian and Moldavian wines is to join a Wine Tasting in our pub. We are located very close to the city center of Bucharest and we are the wine bar that offers the cheapest tasting session. Our usual wine selection covers white, rose and red wines but we can customize the experience and focus on a specific wine, winery, region. Our standard price (entry level wines) is of 10 euro for 5 glasses of wine (125ml) and it lasts for about an our and half. For this price we need a minimum of 5 people to join.   Romania is one of the world's largest wine producers and sixth largest among European wine-producing countries. Recently,

  • One of the best ways to visit a city by night is with a Pub Crawl: You have a local guide to show you around so you dont have to guess which place is good or fun, you dont get ripped off and you dont get lost. You meet new like-minded people who want to have a good night out and it is the safest way to get drunk as the group usually takes care of one another. Price is 10 Euro and includes: 5 places to party – no entrance fee 5 shots or 4 shots and a pint of beer A friendly, English speaking guide for all night Pub Crawls are not on regular days. Do not just show up even

  • 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