Austria

Silent Night – A Song with a Strong Message

Tichá noc Stille Nacht Kapelle

It is a special song. It has been translated into 300 languages and dialects but always begins with the same words: “Silent Night Holy Night”. Indeed, when people start singing it after the Midnight Mass, I have a feeling that… (READ MORE)

Krapfen in Austria, Šišky (shishki) in Slovakia
Krapfen with Strawberry Foam

šišky krapfen

According to a legend which is very popular in Austria, there was the cook Cäcilia Krapf – because she was unhappy in love, she accidentally threw a dough prepared for baking in the heated fat on a pan. So a… (READ MORE)

Mozartkugeln – The Original is Silver!

Mozartkugeln

At the beginning, it is just a small green ball of pistachio marzipan. Then it gets a coat of tasty nougat and finally a layer of dark chocolate… Hmmm, who does not know them? Mozartkugeln (Mozart balls) – a sweet… (READ MORE)

Salzburger Nockerl

Salzburské halušky

If you visit Salzburg you should definitely try its culinary specialty – Salzburger Nockerl. Salzburg was an archiepiscopate for many years. It is a very romantic city with a lot of sights. The Fortress Hohensalzburg belongs to the most famous… (READ MORE)

Salzburg 1816 – 2016

Salzburg 1816 – 2016

Have you ever thought about what stories you could hear if museum displays could talk? Some of them have witnessed very interesting events. For example this ornamental suit of armour consisting of around 40 pieces. It was made in Milan… (READ MORE)

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