Monthly Archives: September 2014

A Slovak Weekend Break (part one: Bratislava & Around)

This has been prompted by the significantly decreased numbers of hits this blog gets on Saturdays: OK, potential weekend readers, this is what I’ll bait you with – a weekend break guide to Slovakia! Slovakia might be on that far … Continue reading

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Slovakia’s Air Connections: A Pretty Much Comprehensive List

I tried. I really tried to think of a more interesting title for this post. But hey – knowing how to get yourself connected by air to Slovakia is a useful thing, particularly if you’ve never heard of the place … Continue reading

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The Gates of Paradise (Hotel Diery)

What’s better than paradise? Another paradise that’s less crowded, right? Take Slovenský Raj, for example, or the Slovak Paradise, as the name translates. Sitting just southeast of Poprad Slovenský Raj national park is rightly known for its paradisaical qualities: namely its … Continue reading

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At the Sign of the White Mouse

I’m British. OK, English… But when I need a pick-me-up it’s not a cup of tea that does it for me (unfortunate; Slovakia has just about every type of tea you could ever hope to drink). It’s not an ale … Continue reading

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