The food website Taste Atlas recently rated the light and creamy bundz, made from sheep's milk, as one of the top cheeses in the world. The cheese doesn't come from France or Italy — it comes from the southern mountains of Poland.
For the last few years, the Czech Republic has been viewed as the last bastion of liberal democracy in Central Europe. That could soon change.
In Sunday's referendum, almost all Hungarian voters rejected EU quotas for resettling refugees across the 28-nation bloc. But little more than 40 percent actually voted — well below the threshold needed for the referendum to be valid. And some who did vote spoiled their ballot in protest.
When it comes to the migrant crisis, Hungary sees itself as the responsible adult in Europe.
Driton Maliqi was studying for his PhD in political science when the migrant crisis exploded. Now he's volunteering 24/7 to help them get through Macedonia.
What if you found an unclaimed patch of land and declared a new nation based on love, freedom and voluntary taxation? That's what Vit Jedlicka has done on the border of Serbia and Croatia.
The tiny German village of Feldheim, about 50 miles southwest of Berlin, has sworn off fossil fuels and nuclear power. It produces every bit of its electricity and heat from local sources, and a key way it does that is by using manure from local farms.
This country is so dear to my heart. It's home to two of my favorite treats, palatschinken and palinkas. Can you name this country in Central Europe?
Beneath what is now the Battery Tunnel and the site of the World Trade Center is the remains of Little Syria, the first stop for Arab American immigrants who came to the United State near the turn of the 20th Century. Now, a small group is trying to save a six-story building that marks the history.
Last month, Iran reported a serious accident at its missile development site, where they were believed to be developing solid-fueled rockets. Now, in the wake of what is believed to be an accident, and anyone who knows otherwise isn't talking, some are saying it may have been a serious setback for Iran.