Maria Theresa

Eine Kaiserin in Wort und Bild

Maria Theresa of Austria – a Baroque concerto grosso, a cantata of beauty, magnificence and imperial splendour. Juliana Weitlaner has been...


Czech Fairytales

Just like other European nations, the Czechs have a treasure trove of fairytales that has been lovingly handed down over the centuries. Some...

Harald Salfellner (ed.)

Austrian Fairytales

aus alten Schriften gesammelt

‘Stick on!’ cries the dashing young man who wants to court the Princess, and soon everyone is stuck to his little magic wagon: the sooty...


A Country Doctor

Doctor, let me die...

Golden Lane in the wartime winter of 1916/17: Kafka retreats to the quiet of the little house at number 22 for a few...



Traumstadt an der Donau

An introduction to Vienna: an encounter with the medieval city, the residence of the Habsburg dynasty and one of Europe’s most important...


Franz Joseph I

Ein Kaiser in Wort und Bild

Franz Joseph defined his era and exemplified the old Austria. Installed on the throne as a young prince in 1848, he governed the Imperial...



Sein Leben in Wort und Bild

He is the Jugendstil master, the founder of the Vienna Secession; his paintings – which sell for record prices – and his lifestyle are the...


The Spanish Flu

Eine Geschichte der Pandemie von 1918

A hundred years ago, as the First World War came to an end after four brutal years, a lethal pandemic was gaining ground: the Spanish...


Folktales and Legends

Once upon a time, every river bend, every mountain peak and every church tower had its own story to tell; adventurers and pitch-burners...



Traumstadt an der Moldau

This little booklet is a collection of the must-see sights of Prague: the lofty Castle, the famous Charles Bridge, the Old Town Square with...


The Golden Lane

Museumsführer durch das Goldmachergäßchen

A museum guide to the Goldmakers’ Lane featuring rare images, background information and a wealth of details.

According to legend, the...


Fips’ Birthday

Eine Geschichte aus dem Goldenen Gässchen in Prag

The Golden Lane in Prague. In the past, its charming and colourful little houses were mainly inhabited by simple and poor people. For many...



Die Stadt der hundert Türme

Prague is known as the Rome of the North, Kafka’s city, and the City of a Hundred Spires. This illustrated guide features excellent...


Franz Kafka

Ein Leben in Prag

“Franz Kafka was Prague and Prague was Franz Kafka”, Johannes Urzidil once wrote. And indeed, following the traces of Kafka’s life, your way...



Die Geschichte eines Hundes

The most well-known Austrian animal story is familiar to generations of readers and has become a true classic, with many film and television...


Czech Cuisine

Eine kulinarische Reise

Are halušky and škubánky a mys­tery to you? Have you never heard of lívance and vdolky? Then you’re on the right track with this culinary...

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