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TRADITIONAL EASTER IN SLOVAKIA

It’s that time of the year again when Easter eggs and bunnies invade all the stores and adverts, we eat too many cakes and enjoy a long weekend. While in some parts of the world Easter is celebrated through having unusual meals or even playing special Easter sports, the first …

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SQUARES IN BRATISLAVA (part II)

We are back with some fascinating info about squares in Bratislava! If you liked the part I, you are going to enjoy the further reading. You will learn which square used to be called a “Coronation Hill,” what urban legend served as an inspiration for building another one or where …

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SQUARES IN BRATISLAVA (part I)

Our Old Town is full of beautiful squares of different sizes and style with interesting monuments and amazing history to tell. Do you know which square used to be called “Hitler’s Square” or which had the first ATM machine in Slovakia? Where was the first taxi depot installed? Keep reading …

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10 REASONS WHY FOREIGNERS LOVE BRATISLAVA

Foreigners love Bratislava. Maybe not all of them, but surely a big part does love the Slovak capital. Why? Because the beer is cheap, of course! Seriously, there are many reasons. A lot of Erasmus students and workers from abroad choose Bratislava among other European capitals. Here are 10 reasons …

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WINTER IN BRATISLAVA

If you are not keen on the cold winter weather, you probably won’t dream about visiting Slovakia around this time. For those who can brave the cold and like the idea of walking through a snowy wonderland, we recommend to come right now – we are starting to get some snow …

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CHRISTMAS IN SLOVAKIA

Christmas is probably the most magical season of the year. Slovaks love Christmas and it is the main feast celebrated here. What does Christmas in Slovakia look like? Which traditions do Slovaks still follow and which were practiced by their ancestors? Read about the Slovak Christmas season, traditional Christmas dinner …

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CHRISTMAS TRAM IN BRATISLAVA OFFERS FREE RIDES

Starting 6th December, you have a chance to spot a special Christmas tram in Bratislava. It will offer free rides for all its passengers. Besides this, the city has also prepared an Advent tram which will open its door for the general public without charging, too! Forget the hustle and …

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MIKULAS CELEBRATION IN SLOVAKIA

With December and the freezing weather, one of the most beautiful times of the year comes to our little big city. A peaceful atmosphere with slower pace and crowded markets full of delicious food. Drinks and cheerful mood and full shopping malls. These are however not the only indications that …

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CHRISTMAS MARKETS IN BRATISLAVA

One of the most beautiful periods of the year in Bratislava is definitely during the last weeks of the year, when people celebrate the scents of Christmas on the street markets. Yes, we are talking about the traditional Christmas markets. They are so popular among locals and tourists that the city …

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AUTUMN IN BRATISLAVA

There is something magical about the time when all the trees and bushes in the city get colorful and leaves are blown around the paths. Suddenly the whole city looks more picturesque. That’s why we think that autumn is probably the most beautiful season of the year. At least one …

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