Buchlovice – A Baroque Pearl in East Moravia

The castle of Buchlovice was built in 1707 as a copy of an Italian baroque villa. Originally, it had belonged to the Petřwald dynasty, later it became the property of the Berchtolds. The complex consists of two opposite buildings, there… (READ MORE)

Hradshin Castle of Ostrava

Once upon a time, when people had burnt wood to heat up, a blacksmith lived in this region. When a tree in his garden dried out, he called up two workers to dig the tree out. Doing this work, they… (READ MORE)

Gyuvech with Eggs and Savoury (Bulgaria)

In the previous post, we have talked about Bulgarian traditional ceramics. Food prepared in such pots keeps its taste, juiciness and aroma. Now another recipe, this time flavoured with savoury. Savoury (Satureja) is called chubritsa in Bulgarian and actually, it… (READ MORE)

Vegetable Gratin in Bulgarian Way

Bulgarians are famous vegetable producers from of old. They have spread their skills even further in the world. At the beginning of the 20th century, there were about 300 Bulgarians working as gardeners in Bratislava (Slovakia). The song “Zelenchuci koito… (READ MORE)

Modrá in East Moravia for Children and Adults

Modrá (means Blue) is a small village near Uherské Hradiště in East Moravia (Czech Republic) with just about 700 inhabitants. Although the village is small, they realized two big projects which attract thousands of both young and old visitors every… (READ MORE)