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The Best of Bratislava’s Antiques

One can rush through Bratislava – see only its ugly outskirts – and come away thinking there is nothing there. Even should one find one’s way to the maze of cobbled Old Town alleys, one can come away not glimpsing … 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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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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Michael Portillo Does Bratislava

The other week, Michael Portillo (fey-looking former Conservative UK MP turned railway explorer – logical progression, no? – for those of you who aren’t familiar) in his latest series of Great Railway Journeys took a rail trip through the old … Continue reading

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