Tag Archive: history

The Story of the Croissant – Interesting Bits about Vienna 8

Viennese not only like this type of pastry with their breakfast but they also boast that it was invented by their ancestors. Well, according to the name, one would rather consider France as the country of the croissant’s origin. Of… (READ MORE)

At the Table with the Austrian Emperor

Imagine that you were born in Vienna about 200 years ago, preferably in an important aristocratic family or in the family of a high-ranking officer. Then you would have a chance to be invited by the Austrian Emperor to his… (READ MORE)

The Story of the Very First Christmas Tree in Vienna – Interesting Bits about Vienna 6

Today, we can’t even imagine Christmas without a Christmas tree. In the pre-Christmas season, when the whole city of Vienna is wrapped in a festive atmosphere, Christmas fir trees are sold all over the city and you can find decorated… (READ MORE)

Pilgrimage Church of Maria Strassengel or What Happened to the Second Tower

Have you ever been to Vienna? If so, then you must have visited or at least walked around St. Stephen’s Cathedral. Its tall pointed tower can be seen from many places in the city. However, not everyone knows that the… (READ MORE)

9 Interesting Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Paris

deväť zaujímavosti o Paríži

Even the most attractive tourist destinations hide some secrets that tourists do not know or notice at first sight. We will try to introduce some of them. Let‘s start travelling around such places in Paris! 1. A Trace of the… (READ MORE)

In the Shadow of Valletta’s Churches

We arrived at Valletta after some church holiday. No one could tell me exactly what was being celebrated, in Malta, there are similar holidays almost every day, but that’s what I understood only later. In the morning, I woke up… (READ MORE)

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