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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Kamzík

 Like the Tower of London, like the Eiffel Tower, the thing that puts you off wanting to go to Kamzík, the big TV tower/mast standing sentinel over the hills above Bratislava is that it is, perhaps, too obvious.  There is admittedly not much … Continue reading

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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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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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