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Where to Get High in Bratislava

When I arrive in a new place, my immediate instinct is to want to get up high to see a view of all of it. Bratislava – with its burnished rooftops, the grandiose set pieces of castle and cathedral, the … Continue reading

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The Train Station Cafe – Vestiges of Old Glamour?

  Wifi: Non-existent  (regrettably, given the name of the joint) On a visit to Budapest last weekend I was reminded again of just how many glamorouscafes of old there are in the city – Ruszvurm near the castle, for instance, … Continue reading

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Getting to Bratislava by Boat

    Everyone knows about grand old European trains, right? Kicking back in the dining car with a frothy beer and a plate of fried cheese (well fried cheese is unquestionably the dish all European trains do best) as you … Continue reading

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How To Get To Bratislava’s Main Hotels

Imagine this. It’s late. The Ryanair flight’s just landed. To cap a long journey, you’ve had to deal with officially the most ridiculous airport bus transfer in the world (yes Bratislava really is a record-breaker in this respect). You just … Continue reading

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Mastering Bratislava’s Public Transport Part One: From the Airport to the City Centre

After the confusion I have had myself over the years, I thought a few notes on Bratislava’s actually very good but initially flummoxing public transport system might come in handy. There is very little thorough info in English on the … Continue reading

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