Welcome to „Discover CEE“!

 

Thank you for joining us on our excursions to beautiful landscapes and cities in Central and Eastern Europe, our home market. There we discover new or at least lesser-known things, let people have their say and open ourselves to the diversity of other cultures and customs. We take you on a journey into the world of banking, and report on trends, innovations and sustainability. The name says it all: Discover CEE!
10 surprising facts about Austria

10 surprising facts about Austria

By Alexandra Jocham, RBI | As an Austrian myself, I did not think that there were many facts about Austria that would surprise me. But while diving deeper into the topic, I discovered that I was wrong. Today, I would like to share with you the most interesting facts...

Spotlight on young Kosovan women filmmakers

Spotlight on young Kosovan women filmmakers

By Vjosa Berisha, director of the PriFilm Fest | A new wave is coming, and it belongs to young female directors from Kosovo. The Kosovo film industry has been on the rise in the last decade. But especially in the last few years, it has been the new European cinema kid...

Via Transilvanica – The Road that Unites Communities

Via Transilvanica – The Road that Unites Communities

by Carmen Dimitruc, Raiffeisen Bank in Romania | An initiative started by Tășuleasa Social Association and supported by Raiffeisen Bank Romania, Via Transilvanica is, some would say, nothing more than a 1,400 kilometres pathway that crosses Romania from North to...

Morbid Vienna – Interesting facts about the Central Cemetery

Morbid Vienna – Interesting facts about the Central Cemetery

By Benedikta Schlange, RBI | Only a few days after All Saints' Day, we wanted to look at the morbid side of Vienna. A side for which the city and especially the Viennese are very well known. The statements "A schene Leich" (a beautiful corpse) or "Der Tod, das muss a...

How to bake the typical Austrian classic: Apple Strudel

How to bake the typical Austrian classic: Apple Strudel

By Benedikta Schlange, RBI | Welcome to autumn, the season of coziness. It gets dark earlier, the trees lose their leaves, we unpack our warm coats and it gets colder. A particularly nice time to enjoy a deliciously warm apple strudel. Since we have already delighted...

National Theatre: Prague’s pride and must see

National Theatre: Prague’s pride and must see

By Petra Kopecka, Raiffeisen Bank in the Czech Republic | Over two and a half kilograms of twenty-four carat gold was used to gold-plate the roof of the National Theatre, thus nicknamed the Golden Chapel. It is a symbol of national identity and a space for free...