Category Archives: EAST SLOVAKIA

The Unsung Charms of Košice – A Perspective on Slovakia’s Second City

 This week’s post comes courtesy of Karen McCann, author of  Adventures of a Railway Nomad: How Our Journeys Guide Us Home, which within weeks of publication became the number one best-selling travel book on Amazon. Karen recently spent three months on trains, … Continue reading

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Slovakia’s Wooden Churches: Four of the Easiest to Visit

On this site, we like to believe we dedicate ourselves 100% to the bizarre, the off-the-beaten-track and the profound where Slovakia is concerned: we wouldn’t want you to be reading on here what you can Google elsewhere, after all. But … Continue reading

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Drinking Like A King: Visiting the Tokaj Wine Cellars of the Far East

Mmm. Culinary adventures. What better way to explore than one which has as its motive the discovery of a food or drink? I don’t just say this for my own palate’s sake. In a country I care about, it is … Continue reading

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Top Ten Medieval Towns in Slovakia

It’s not just the nature that’s spellbinding in Slovakia: some of the smaller towns – whether as a result of castle strongholds against marauding Turks, or being major Medieval mining centres or having healing spas – grew up in magnificence … Continue reading

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Slovakia’s Caves: A Peep Underground

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The Wolf Mountains – Slovakia’s Stunning New Wildlife Documentary

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