Monthly Archives: December 2012

Panta Rhei And Café Dias: An Adventure That Lasts Forever?

  Wifi: Alright I’m always a bit dubious of cafes in, or affiliated with, bookstores. So it was with some trepidation that I snuffed out Café Dias the other night after a spot of Christmas shopping. Would it be another … Continue reading

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Bratislava Day Trip: Svätý Jur

An icy, but brilliantly sunny winter’s day: and where to roam from Bratislava when you wake up, well, reasonably late? You want to get out into the countryside, but you also don’t have so many hours before darkness falls again, … Continue reading

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Bratislava Christmas Market

I laughed when I read a few weeks back that Bratislava’s Christmas Market, that started on 23rd November and runs until 23rd December, was one of Central Europe’s best winter festivals. With Vienna’s famous Christmas markets less than an hour’s … Continue reading

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Mikuláš Day!

To another flurry of snow (it’s still not really settling yet though) this morning I opened my presents from St Nick… think I’m 19 days ahead of schedule? Uh-uh. Slovakia, along with several other countries in Central Europe, celebrates Mikuláš (aka … Continue reading

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Jeden Svet (One World)

The Jeden Svet international documentary film festival kicked off last night  in my favourite Bratislava cinema, Kino Lumière, and I went along to the opening, which was presented by famous Slovak writer Michal Hvorecký. However, as it was already full … Continue reading

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Ayako Rokkaku’s Bizarre Animations

A grey Sunday in Bratislava… quite possibly the greyest day of the winter yet, and what better time to inject some colour into your life? Having use of a car for the day (given that getting there by public transport … Continue reading

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