Crafts and design

Crafts and Design - Wooden Duck

Crafts and design

When traveling, one often discovers handicrafts and design that are typical of the travel destination. There you will find souvenirs that you will also be happy about at home. Do you remember the experiences you had on your travels? However, that's not the only reason craftsmanship is of interest to slow travelers. Rather, it also gives an impression of everyday life and of the things that determine the life of the local people. We hope you enjoy browsing.

 

Wind chime with sailing ships

On the coast of Nova Scotia, windchimes are causing a stir

On the coast of Nova Scotia people celebrate wind chimes made of wood or metal Wind chimes made of wood or metal spin like wild in the Atlantic wind. Ever heard of "Whirligigs"? No? We didn't have that until we were on our journey along the Lighthouse Trail on the coast of ...
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Erzgebirge folk art manufacturer Erzgebirge folk art travel tips for slow travelers

Discover old Erzgebirge folk art

A journey on which you will discover Erzgebirge folk art. Erzgebirge folk art Seiffen is famous. Erzgebirge folk art Manufacturers of candle arches, pyramids, smokers, nutcrackers and other wooden figures have a long tradition in Saxony. In other words, the region in Saxony is known for the Erzgebirge wood art and its handicrafts. Along the border with the Czech Republic, these belong to ...
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Lizard made of stone - make sculptures yourself

Sculptures make themselves on the Main

You can make your own sculptures in the small village of Dorfprozelten on the Main. The stonemason and sculptor Alexander Schwarz offers workshops for this. We had heard of him during our first visit to Churfranken in the spring. That made us curious. That's why we got him on our trip along the route ...
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Blaudruck

Blueprint in the Koó blueprint in Steinberg

Creative craft in Burgenland I can still remember well. My grandmother liked to wear blue-print aprons when she was working in her kitchen. For me, these blue fabrics and the scent of fresh pastries are among my earliest childhood memories. The aprons were made of durable cotton. They grew older ...
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Painted easter eggs - Easter tradition in Burgenland

Easter Tradition in Burgenland: Easter Eggs Scratching

Easter tradition in Burgenland We got to know an Easter tradition in Burgenland - scratching the Easter eggs. Ostrich eggs in all colors whirl through the air on the bike. Eggs dangle in the wind on the forsythia. Easter bunnies peek out from between the flower beds in the Stipsits family's front yard. It's Easter time in Stinatz. That means for ...
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crystal Shoes

Swarovski Crystal Worlds in Wattens in Tyrol

During our stay at the Reiter's Posthotel in Achenkirch in Tirol, we had planned to check out the area surrounding the hotel. But the weather gods didn't cooperate on one day of our stay. It rained a lot. Our boat trip across Lake Achensee simply fell through. We decide to go on a trip...
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Finbarr Corrigan amber fisherman from Binz

Amber fisherman from Binz

A guest at the Irish amber fisherman from Binz Bernstein is also known as the "gold of the Baltic Sea". That was reason enough for us to take a closer look at this stone during our stay in Binz. And so we set out to visit the Irish amber fisherman in Binz In Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. Finbarr Corrigan ...
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Glass art from Bergdala

Smaland Sweden Landmarks: The Kingdom of Crystal

Smaland Sweden Sights - the Kingdom of Crystal We were on a car tour through southern Sweden on a route through the Kingdom of Crystal in Smaland Sweden. Visitors to our blog have known that we like glass at the latest since we reported on our visit to Simon Pearce's glass factory in Vermont. This time ...
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Bonnet House Fort Lauderdale famous museums in America

Bonnet House Museum & Gardens in Fort Lauderdale

 Bonnet House Museum & Gardens, Fort Lauderdale We like people who create something special and we are interested in their way of life. We struck gold in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. However, the people referred to in this article are no longer alive. They left a house ...
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Colorful underwater world of felt

Wool and felt from Prince Edward Island

 Wool and felt from Prince Edward Island from Belfast Mini Mills Did you know that the muskox undercoat provides the finest fibers from which wool can be spun? The product is called Quiviut, and we found the wonderfully soft wool that is made from it on our journey through Prince ...
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