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In Vienna there are many places that have a very special history around their name. So also a forest in Grinzing: the Krapfenwaldl (the donut forest).

How this forest got its name and why donuts play a big role, I tell you today in the legend of the devil in the Krapfenwaldl.

posted by: Stephanie Rank

Let us start into the New Year 2017 merry, cheerful and lively. In today's blogpost a very special Viennese is waiting for you, who did not take life too seriously and was always in a good mood: Dear Augustin. Who that was, now that I tell you in the legend of dear Augustin.

posted by: Stephanie Rank

Last week I promised you that I have today the ultimate insider tip for toothache for you today. And this has again something to do with St. Stephen’s Cathedral and a very special legend: the "Zahnweh-Herrgott" (Toothache-God)

posted by: Stephanie Rank

Already as a child I loved legends and fairy tales and could listen for hours to my grandfather, he was the storyteller in the family, when he took me in these fairy worlds.

And in Vienna, there are many places that have their very own fairy tale, making many unexplainable meaningful.

posted by: Stephanie Rank