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Death Watching Over Us… Introducing Elán

  Whenever the Prague Old Town square’s Astronomical Clock strikes you’ll see one of the figures coming out to do the chiming is Death (a skeleton). Here’s the premise for one of rock group Elán’s greatest ever hits, smrtka na pražskom … Continue reading

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Top Ten Slovak Gift Ideas

To get in gear for the festive season, we’ve produced our top ten of the must-buy traditional Slovak souvenirs. We’re focussing here on things that really aren’t the same if you buy them outside Slovakia, that have a touch of … Continue reading

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Top Ten Best Things About Life in Slovakia

We turn away from tourism, for a minute, on this blog, to focus on life. Life in Slovakia is a topic generally less known about even than tourism here – at least to the foreign/English-speaking world – so this is … Continue reading

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Marek Brezovský’s Hrana (The Edge)

Ladies and gents… end of the day means time for music, and as we’re all about Slovakia on this blog it’s time to introduce you to one of Slovakia’s all-time greatest musicians – if you haven’t already heard of him. … Continue reading

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Why Jana Kirschner is Great for Slovak Music

It’s OK. I’m not obsessed. I did make some comments about Jana Kirschner being Slovakia’s Kate Bush which are, admittedly, a little previous. But what is undeniable is that the lady is a cornerstone of Slovak music and, especially with … Continue reading

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The Fujara – Slovakia’s Unesco-listed Musical Instrument

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