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Hängstätten (Hanging places)

"Hanging places" are not quite what you would expect when you first read it. It is not an alternative name for the Galgenberg (as this place was called from the Middle Ages onwards) where condemned criminals were hanged, but denotes something completely different....

The Little Mermaid

It is probably the smallest landmark in the world - the bronze figure on the Langelinie waterfront in Copenhagen known as "Lille Havfrue", or the "Little Mermaid", which goes back to the fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen. Just after the turn of the century, the...

The city of Zadar

The city of Zadar on the Croatian Adriatic coast seems almost like a monument on which the course of the centuries can be traced. For although it has been devastated and destroyed time and again in the course of its history, it has always found the strength to rise...

The history of the carnation

Although it is a cruel story from the pen of the Roman poet Ovid, it shall nevertheless be told here: One day the goddess Diana was out hunting, but had no success and was accordingly in a bad mood. When she came across a shepherd playing his flute, she blamed him for...

The Little Mermaid

It is probably the smallest landmark in the world - the bronze figure on the Langelinie waterfront in Copenhagen known...

The city of Zadar

The city of Zadar

The city of Zadar on the Croatian Adriatic coast seems almost like a monument on which the course of the centuries can...

The Vltava

The Vltava

"The Vltava" is one of the works known to everyone. At least everyone who has heard the piece once has its powerfully...

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Chicken Marengo

Chicken Marengo

Only hesitantly could the old powers agree on a common action against revolutionary France. After the "first...

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The Mailänderli

The Mailänderli

Mailänderli are the most popular and most frequently baked Christmas biscuit in Switzerland. In Austria, of course, we...

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