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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...
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...
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...
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...
Bratislava wants you to sit down! Okay, not where you are right this second... on one of the many new bright red bistro-style table and chair sets now placed around the city’s best spots! SIT DOWN, BRATISLAVA Just like other major...
There is a place in Bratislava you would probably never find during random city wanderings. Located outside the center in a former chemistry school, with the pretty strange name “The New Thread Factory,” it doesn’t really evoke a creative...
Escape the mundane with a new perspective on nature and experience an arboreal accommodation in Bratislava – just 15 minutes drive from the city center! This tree house is an ultimate hideaway for those wanting to get back to...

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