10 things you did not know about Ukraine

10 things you did not know about Ukraine

By Viktoriia Shcherbatiuk, Raiffeisen Bank in Ukraine, and Alexandra Jocham, RBI | Today we want to look at the unknown sides of Ukraine. Did you know, for example, that it has the longest musical instrument, or one of the largest deserts in Europe? We have collected...
Cheers! 7 facts about beer in CEE

Cheers! 7 facts about beer in CEE

By Jörg Bayer, RBI | What could be a better companion for warm summer nights than a nice, cold beer? Beer is a very popular drink with a partly long tradition in CEE. Some of the best-known breweries are located there. For us, this was a good reason to do some...
5 summer recipes from CEE that you should try!

5 summer recipes from CEE that you should try!

by Sarah Geyer, RBI | Summer is in full swing and for many, wanderlust is strong. Unfortunately, due to the pandemic it is still not possible to travel to the farthest lands. However, that doesn’t necessarily mean that you can’t enjoy either of the two. We compiled...
Omamas: Women improve society via education

Omamas: Women improve society via education

By David Auer, Stepic CEE Charity | Education is important. We all know that. And the earlier you start, the better it is. Moreover, even a temporary interruption in children’s education has a negative impact on their lives in the long term. Girls suffer the...
Kulich: A delicious Easter cake from Russia

Kulich: A delicious Easter cake from Russia

By Svetlana Grigoryan, Friedrich Wilhelm Raiffeisen Russia| In many countries around the world, the Easter cake, that we usually eat for Easter, is actually a Christmas dish. You have most likely heard of, or even tried, panettone, pandoro or Stollen. In Russia, we...