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St. Valentine’s Day – what do we celebrate and where to go

St. Valentine’s Day – what do we celebrate and where to go

Valentine’s Day is traditionally celebrated every year, on February 14th. It is believed that the roots of this holiday go back to the times of ancient Rome. Lupercalia (February 13–15) was an archaic rite and festival which was strongly connected to the fertility and childbirth. In Christianity, many Valentines are known, however, this holiday is...

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Christmas in Austria

Christmas in Austria

Magic reigns on every street and square: the smell of fresh pastries, roasted almonds and chestnuts, a couple of mulled wine in the air, street musicians, colorful lights around