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Fortified Bishop’s Seat – The Veste Oberhaus in Passau

The fortress of Passau is overlooking the Altstadt (old city) within the three rivers of Inn, Ilz and Danube. It looks like it was built yesterday, so well maintained. But actually it was founded in 1219. What was once a … Continue reading

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Authentic German Food: Braised Beef Rolls or Roulades

It is the way it is: my sweetie pie likes German cuisine. I grew up in Germany but never learnt how to cook there and never liked the German cuisine very much. In fact: my favorite German recipes are pancakes … Continue reading

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From Vitek to Rosenberg – the Castle of Český Krumlov

On our sight-seeing tour in Český Krumlov, we couldn’t miss the castle. It is overlooking the little medieval town and is the reason why the town exists. Today it is a UNESCO world heritage site and one of the most … Continue reading

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What is Saint Vitus doing in Český Krumlov?

One of the places I absolutely wanted to visit at our exploring day of Český Krumlov was the church. We were invited for the wedding of my Czech friend, and she asked me to take also (unofficial) photos. That’s why … Continue reading

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Czech Renaissance Gem: the Bohemian City of Krumlov

I was invited to a wedding of a very good friend last autumn. What I didn’t know was that she is from one of the most beautiful places in Europe. I only realized that when my sweetie started to send … Continue reading

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