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A recent issue of Monocle highlighting the most desirable places to live made a special footnote about Bratislava: we have the “cheapest beer in the world.” Slovakia is famous for its beer and, as many travelers across Europe and...
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...
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...
Putting together a trip itinerary can be fun but also overwhelming. How to decide which places are a must-visit and which ones can be skipped? How much time should you spend at a chosen sight or gallery, how close is...
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...
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....
Looking for a convenient, chic and close-to-the-city accommodation? We recommend you check out the CHORS capsule hostel in Bratislava which is the very first art boutique hostel in Europe. During our stay, we were impressed by the high-tech room...
Looking for tips on how to enjoy Bratislava on budget? We have compiled a list of things you can do this summer while having a blast in our capital without having to dig deep in your pocket. 1. SWIM IN...
Bratislava used to be the coronation city of Hungarian kings for almost 300 years. Between years 1536 and 1830, 10 kings, 1 queen (Maria Theresa) and 8  royal spouses were crowned in the St. Martin’s Cathedral in Bratislava. Since the...

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