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!
Easter holidays in Czechia, a festival of whipping

Easter holidays in Czechia, a festival of whipping

By a Czech woman who wishes to remain anonymous | As a child, I had very mixed feelings about Easter. On the one hand, it was a time when we all got together around a table, painted eggs and our parents and grandparents all told us stories about their lives. I loved...

Czech glass conquers the world

Czech glass conquers the world

by Petra Kopecka, Raiffeisen Bank in the Czech Republic | The beginnings of Czech glassmaking date back to the 13th century. The oldest glassworks were established in mountainous areas, where there were sufficient supplies of wood, water and other raw materials such...

The new Romanian cuisine – a reinvention of ingredients

The new Romanian cuisine – a reinvention of ingredients

by Carmen Dimitruc, Raiffeisen Bank in Romania | I’m writing this article immediately after Christmas and New Year’s Eve, and you might say we are all a little full. But then again, we will probably be hungry in a couple of hours, so we might as well choose some fine...