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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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London to Poprad Flights Again From October 2014

A few years ago, the now-defunct SkyEurope airline offered the incredibly useful connection between London and the High Tatras of Slovakia which are one of the country’s main tourist attractions. Now, thanks to Wizz Air, that flight is back. Starting … 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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Košice’s Flight Connections – The Latest

When Košice got a new flight connection from London Luton, you heard it here first: almost a year before it happened! It seemed when that route began operating in autumn 2013 that Slovakia’s second city was really making moves to turn … Continue reading

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The Alternative to Ryanair

It’s about 1am in the draughty terminal at Luton Airport. They call it London Luton even though it’s over an hour away via a dirty train journey, of which the best thing that can be said of it is that … Continue reading

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