Diplomacy

Latest

The Consular Council will also be introduced at the Hungarian Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade

An illustrious anniversary, as well as a prestigious event of the future, brought to life the Council of Central European Consular Corps presidency meeting on 13 September in Vonyarcvashegy, Hungary. One of the apropos of the Presidency meeting is that the panel will be introduced at the Hungarian Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade on 24 September.

Economics

Latest

Happy Birthday Burgenland

The easternmost province of Austria is famous for its good wines, beautiful monuments as well as its friendly and hospitable inhabitants. Visitors are impressed by the regional and linguistic diversity, breathtakingly beautiful landscapes and gastronomic delicacies of the county. Burgenland, the region of sunshine, castles, chateaux, thermal waters and excellent wines is celebrating its 100th anniversary.

Lifestyle

Latest

Fabergé, last goldsmith and jeweller to the Imperial Court of Russia

Peter Carl Fabergé, Russian goldsmith and jeweller of French descent and maker of the world-renowned Fabergé eggs, was born in St. Petersburg, the capital of the Tsardom of Russia, on 30 May 1846. He was the last jeweller to work for the Russian imperial family and court living in boundless luxury. Fabergé’s creations have become world-famous for their luxury craftsmanship. His magnificent jewelled eggs are very rare nowadays.

Beyond

Latest

Healthy clothing industry?

Many people may not think that the fashion industry is the second most polluting industry after PET bottles and congestion. The competition between brands is becoming increasingly fierce in the clothing industry as well. Sales are pushing people to buy dozens of T-shirts and clothes. Unfortunately, too few are aware of the fact that our over-excessive consumption of clothes has a significant impact on climate change, as the clothing industry contributes to 8% of global greenhouse emissions into the atmosphere.

Gut Aiderbichl

“Even if we were to succeed in protecting animals from humans, our achievement would amount to nothing. It’s only when we’ve succeeded in no longer needing to protect animals that we’ll have reached our goal. Then, we’ll truly have changed something: OURSELVES.”
Gut Aiderbichl is Europe’s largest sanctuary for rescued animals. It is also a meeting place for people and animals since its founding in 2001.

Read More

The “Nikolospiel”

The “Nikolospiel” in Bad Mitterndorf is a parlor and parade game that takes place every year on the 5th December is presented in various places. The performance originally took place in farmhouses and inns. Since 1959, the performance on the centerplace in the middle of the village has also been presented to a wider audience. The Nikolospiel is composed of different characters who form a parade between the performance venues.

Read More

Hvar’s Arsenal – The European Heritage Awards/Europa Nostra Awards 2020

The winners of the 2020 European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards, Europe’s top honour in the field, were celebrated with a virtual gathering that connected heritage lovers, professionals, volunteers and supporters from across Europe and beyond. The town of Hvar took part in the celebration from the Arsenal building, which won in the category of “conservation” for the renovation and strengthening of the Arsenal’s load-bearing structure.

Read More

Elegance and harmony at the Lake Balaton

The Hotel Silverine Lake Resort was built in Balatonfüred, Hungary. It was a former Roman settlement, now it is a marvellous city at the Lake Balaton which brigngs back remote times. Built in wonderful scenery, in the centre of the Balaton’s lakeside area, next to Tagore Promenade and the port, the buliding complex offers a wide range of services for all, who need an active rest, holiday or yachting.

Read More

Born to make wine

The motto of the family has proven to be true, and now more than ever. So, after centuries of tradition, the new generation, Lisa, is still passionately dedicated to wine-growing. In late autumn of 2015, she created her own wine series, “OFFSPRING by Pfneisl”.

Read More

The Post-COVID Economy

The new coronavirus has accelerated changes that normally would take place over the span of several decades. Schools, workplaces have been transformed instantly, distance learning and the home office, although not entirely unfamiliar previously, have become the standard overnight. With many places still facing lockdowns and the chance of further waves far from being excluded, the world has started slowly reopening.

Read More
Loading

Travel Quickie

Travel Quickie

Travel Quickie

Travel Quickie

Follow Us

Travel Quickie

Recent Tweets