Culture

  • A quick guide to Budapest

    By Ákos Murányi, Raiffeisen Bank in Hungary | No matter if you travel to Budapest for a long weekend or just have some hours to spare after a hard business day before going back to the airport, the treasures featured in our quick guide to Budapest are always a good choice to visit. First you […]

  • 5 spas in West-Hungary you must visit

    By Ákos Murányi, Raiffeisen Bank in Hungary | Hungary is very famous for its bath and spa culture. Visitors who want to swim, relax or take a health cure will find many suitable places here. Let’s have a look at the most famous wellness spas in the western part of the country, which are also […]

  • Try traditional Eastern Slovak recipes this Easter

    By Zuzana Žiaranová, Spokesperson, Tatra banka | While people in towns usually relax or go for walks during the holidays, Easter in the countryside of Western Slovakia is rich in many traditions and customs. Typical dishes include paska (white cake) and hrudka (egg cheese) that can’t be missing from a traditional Easter basket.  On the […]

  • Hidden Places in Slovakia

    By Oľga Kleinová, Slovakia.travel | “Tajchy” of Banská Štiavnica (Middle Slovakia) Tajchy are lakes situated in Central Slovakia in the Štiavnické Mountains. They were constructed for the needs of the local mines and until today 24 lakes have been picturesquely created in nature. Some of them are great for recreation: in summer for swimming and boating, […]

  • Croatian summer: Secret spots and colorful festivals

    By Kristina Samardžić, Raiffeisen Bank Croatia | Croatian jealousy sometimes leads to some of the country’s most beautiful spots staying rather hidden and limited to those who try hard enough to reveal their incredible mixture of history, nature, culture, customs and people. What is not so secret anymore on the other hand, is the fact […]

  • HUM – The smallest town in the world!

    By Ozren Tabaković, Raiffeisen Bank Croatia | If you ever visit Croatia, and we think you absolutely should, there is a town called Hum, and it’s a must in terms of touristic attractions. Although there is no formal or actual record of Hum being recognized by Guiness Book of World Records as the smallest city […]

  • Sarmale, a symbol of the delicious mix Romanian gastronomy has to offer

    By Carmen Dimitruc, Raiffeisen Bank, Romania | Traditional Romanian food has been influenced over the centuries by Turkish, Hungarian, Greek, Serbian, Russian, Polish, French and Italian cuisine, but innovations, local ingredients, Orthodox religious customs, preference for pork meat and other specific conditions make it unique. People say Romanian cuisine is delicious, diverse, and full of […]