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Western Slovakia Castle Tour: Nine of the Best

We all know about the normal top tens of Slovakia: Spiš Castle, Trenčin, maybe Kežmarok. Spotted the theme yet? Castles. Slovakia does, of course, have very good castles (it is one of the most densely castellated countries in the world … Continue reading

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All Hail the Ginger Monkey

With the advent of December comes peak skiing season in the High Tatras, and no more appropriate time to mention for the first time my favourite place in these mountains, Ždiar, and the best accommodation option within, the Ginger Monkey. On … Continue reading

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Word Limitations and Destinations

Me on the trail to Chata Pod Chlebom in Mala Fatra National Park this April… I’m a writer. I write a lot, and somehow even manage to make a living from doing so. A not insignificant part of this writing … Continue reading

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