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FRESHMARKET

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Freshmarket is the first farmers’ marketplace in Bratislava. It is a hot place to be for those who like a concept of healthy lifestyle and of quality local ingredients. We like to spend quite some time here recently. Why is it so? What you can find here? LOCATION Freshmarket is …

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WINTER IN BRATISLAVA

The French garden of our Presidential Palace

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

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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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BRATISLAVA BY NIGHT FREE TOUR

View from the UFO tower

What’s better than seeing the beautiful sights of Bratislava? Probably seeing these sights by night :) Do you wonder how to manage such a night tour without missing out on something, free of charge? Read on the following instructions: Basically it does not really matter where in the Old Town you …

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MIKULAS CELEBRATION IN SLOVAKIA

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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

Markets on Mileticova street

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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GHOST STORIES OF OLD BRATISLAVA

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Virtually all cities, towns or villages have their own local legends and stories passed on over generations that involve scary ghosts, lost souls or other unfathomable events. Bratislava, formerly known as Pressburg, is no exception. And since a couple of these ghost stories are connected to places still standing today, …

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AUTUMN IN BRATISLAVA

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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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GOOSE & DUCK FEAST SEASON

Husacina u Galika

When autumn starts, Slovakia wakes up to live through the tradition of famous duck and goose festivities. This over 100 years old tradition is famous especially in small villages like Slovensky Grob or Stary Grob or other places around the Little Carpathians wine path. What food should you not miss? …

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