Tag Archives: medieval towns

Climbing Košice’s Cathedral

It has been an indecently long time in coming. But finally we are shedding some light on the image that has been synonymous with Englishmaninslovakia from the very beginning: namely the city-centre-scape of Košice, fanning out around the majestic cathedral … Continue reading

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The Corridor of Books

Think a myriad bound copies of Cassanova, stretching into a void which also contains, upon closer examination, an infinite number of most of the other classics, likewise piling up and plummeting down before you on shelves that shear away as … Continue reading

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Penzión Plesnivec, Poprad

Sometimes, you want to get back from your hike, bike or climb in the mountains and crash in a good, sturdy, cosy room with a thunderous hot shower and the promise of a hot meal and traveller camaraderie. You don’t … Continue reading

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Eight Reasons to Linger in Poprad

  P     op     is PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS PAGE IS NO LONGER BEING UPDATED – FOR THE LATEST ON POPRAD RESTAURANTS PLEASE GO TO WWW.ENGLISHMANINSLOVAKIA.CO.UK gateway to the High Tatras. Whether you’re coming here by road … 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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