In ancient times the inhabitants of the Kingdom Austria-Hungary decided to find out what dish is the main treasure of the national cuisine. This was a list of dishes-candidates, which included: the Wiener schnitzel, Apple strudel and Hungarian goulash. But once the list was compiled, a scandal erupted. It turned out that the drafters forgot about the main culinary miracle of his country – the Sacher cake. But the name of Franz Sacher inscribed in the culinary history of Austria-Hungary in large chocolate letters…
It all started with a cake…
The first is the magical delicacy tasted the famous Chancellor, who was called the “coachman of Europe”, most mighty Prince von Metternich.
Rather, tell me the name of this magician-chef, ispackage this masterpiece! – exclaimed the politician.
Is Sacher, replied the courtiers. Continue reading
The hotel industry around the world is growing rapidly especially in the last decade. This contributes to the opening of the new star hotels under well-known brands. But more modest accommodation facilities contribute to a large variety of hotels, especially if they are not the usual services. So let’s look at the five most unusual hotels in the world for 2014.
First place went to French hotel La Villa Hamster. In truth, this is not a hotel in the conventional sense. The hotel has only one room, total area 16 sq. m. feature of the hotel is that the room reproduces an enlarged hamster cage. It has everything to make guests feel like true rodents: a ladder, a sofa, stuffed with sawdust, feeders, waterers, and a real joy hamster – wheel. Recognized as the team of the hotel, all that is required of guests is to indulge in a carefree, relaxed life. To be a rodent for 150 dollars a day. Continue reading
Small Latvia with its soft climate, Baltic beaches and numerous attractions every year attracts many tourists. Riga, Jurmala – Latvia tourist in these gems come our countrymen and many foreigners. There are hundreds of variety of hotels of different classes and surroundings.
Not so long ago we asked our readers what unusual hotels exist in the capital of Latvia. And today we bring you four unusual hotel Riga and one hotel Jurmala as a bonus.
1. Our first hotel – the 4 star Elefant hotel (price per night from 1450 rubles). Today Elefant . perhaps the most popular hotel in Riga – conducted a survey about which hotels are worth a visit, Elefant took undisputed first place – it was advised by most.
2. This popularity is due not only to great service, interesting design, but also affordable prices. In addition, here everything is new – the hotel opened in mid-2012. Continue reading