Archive for the 'General' Category

10 km hike through Hainburg history

March 24, 2019

When Spring comes in full bloom and the sunshine bathes everything with silver rays and warmth, a 10 kilometer hike through Hainburg history feels like magic. The views from the Hainburg castle (built in 1050) and the hill across, are just spectacular. Worth the sweat up!

To My Green Hat Heinburg Hike Album 2019

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Pavel Filgas Art

March 21, 2019

Pencil and ink drawing with coffee coloring – what a cool technique! Walking around the Old Town of Bratislava one can come across the Czech artist Pavel Filgas making these fascinating drawings. Less is indeed more, as the artist’s philosophy goes. Pavel’s paintings can be bought online >>>

Pavel Filgas Art

Jane

March 18, 2019

Jane Otima

Some women are amazing, combining successful careers with raising kids by themselves – in Jane’s case 8 – own and adopted.

Jane is also running one the toughest marathons in the world – Safaricom Marathon, Kenya.

The marathon is run at 5,550 ft (1691+ meters above sea level) through wildlife conservancies and it aims to raise funds for numerous community development and wildlife efforts.

Chapeau, Jane! And best of luck!

What’s where in Bratislava

March 1, 2019

A few useful sites what’s on when and where in Bratislava:

  • City Life Bratislava >>>
  • Calendar of Events Bratislava >>>
  • Eventland >>>
  • Church services >>>

Linguistic diversity

February 25, 2019

Linguistic diversity reveals to us just how ingenious and flexible the human mind is. In Kuuk Thaayorre, they don’t use words like “left” and “right,” and instead, everything is in cardinal directions: north, south, east and west. With 7,000 languages spoken around the world, the number of cognitive universes is remarkable. TED Talk: Lera Boroditsky: How language shapes the way we think >>>

Galeria Hotel

February 9, 2019

Galeria Hotel in Bratislava, known also as hotel of beauty youth creative consciousness, is an amazing looking building. Walking randomly around on a gray gloomy day, all these colours and crazy quilt patches make you feel like in a fairy tale.

Gallery Hotel, Bratislava