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Meet Boba Markovič Baluchová, a Bratislava born journalist, raised under the High Tatras and currently living in Auckland. Still, she returns every year to Bratislava for three months. Why? Read on to find out :) Born in Bratislava, raised under...
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 Chorvatsky Grob or other places around...
Have you ever been to Petržalka? Welcome To Bratislava’s legendary district known as a “Bronx of Bratislava,” one of the largest prefabricated housing estate areas in Central Europe! Built in the seventies to inexpensively house numerous members of the...
Since September 2018, dozens and dozens of uniform yellow bicycles have appeared in the streets of Old Town, New Town, Ružinov and Petržalka neighbourhoods. And it’s about time. After many other modern cities began with this super cool, effective,...
Staying in shape is the new mantra. Slovaks are at times obsessed with looking good, many of them go for a run at an ungodly hour and they demand more gluten-free options at restaurants.. People carry their gym bags...
Anytime you are traveling to a new country, you are bound to be shocked by something. It may be associated with the landscape, the architecture, or even people’s everyday habits. As a foreigner coming to Slovakia, I have experienced...
Vintage festivals are traditional events celebrating wine and wine making and often include a show of grape processing, pressing and tasting. They are connected with the period between harvesting the fields and autumn planting – usually held in September....
Summer is finally here and so is also the time for an ice-cream, sunbathing and bikinis. Slovakia does not have a sea but it has many cool spots for swimming, bathing and getting refreshed in this scorching heat! Here...
Meet Keren Zahymsky, president of the International Women’s Club of Bratislava, who first moved to Slovakia in 1994, fell in love with a Slovak man and after living in Britain for 16 years, returned to Bratislava again in 2014....
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...

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