Travel Blogs from Presov, Slovakia

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The Big Walk, Zdiar, Slovakia travel blog

The Big Walk

A travel blog entry by sabrina.catlin


... hours so sat with others to enjoy the view, take the mandatory photos looking out over the peaks towards Poland in one direction, Slovakia in the other and Czech Republic in the far distance. The view was fantastic. There were people of all ages walking ...

Spis Off, Levoca, Slovakia travel blog

Spis Off

A travel blog entry by dazbo1975


... this far-flung colony as a place to export their favourite lamb-based tasty snack, so called it Souvlakia, and the present name has thus developed. 3) Slovakia beat Germany 2-0 at football last night. HA! HA! (* One of these may not be ...

Serow Mountain Goats, Stara Lesna, Slovakia travel blog

Serow Mountain Goats

A travel blog entry by stellachisholm


Our little Serows purred along as they re entered the Slovakian Mountains, this time the High Tatras and headed towards a campsite near Tatranska Lomnica. We are so glad that we made the short detour through Poland and approached from this direction as ...

Turd tossed out, Levoča, Slovakia travel blog

Turd tossed out

A travel blog entry by ataritouchme


Levoča (and the pension Oáza in town—I cannot recommend it enough) were recommended by Lonely Planet Slovakia, and they did not lead us astray. Thankfully, I was able to shove the Romania LP to the bottom of my bag when we left there a few ...

Now THAT's a castle, Spisske Podhradie, Slovakia travel blog

Now THAT's a castle

A travel blog entry by dave.coleman


... Ukraine. Our planned route was to stay in the high Carpathians, taking us in an arc through Ukraine before looping into Slovakia.  Recent events, especially the horrific bringing down of a Malaysian civilian airliner by a surface-to-air missile, have ...

Tatranska Lomnica, Stara Lesna, Slovakia travel blog

Tatranska Lomnica

A travel blog entry by stellachisholm


We had decided to stay in Tatranska Lomnica for at least three nights. We had washing to catch up on and also wanted to see if we could get booked onto the cable car ride to the nearby summit of Lomnicky Stit. We had attempted to book this online but ...

Vysokie Tatry, Poprad, Slovakia travel blog

Vysokie Tatry

A travel blog entry by atlantiche

My keenest research on international transport to Poland yielded frighteningly little, so I took a chance and boarded a train in the right general direction. Arrived in Poprad in the Tatras mountains on a beeeautifully sunny afternoon and skipped out to ...

Top of the World, Stara Lesna, Slovakia travel blog

Top of the World

A travel blog entry by stellachisholm


Immediately after waking up we opened the tent and looked up to the peak of Lomnicky Stit. Our cable car trip was booked for the afternoon and we were keen to see whether there was cloud covering the summit. Despite it being very hot and sunny ...

Across Slovakia - Bratislava to Levoca, Levoca, Slovakia travel blog

Across Slovakia - Bratislava to Levoca

A travel blog entry by albycindy


... mix of English, German, Italian, Slovak and (a lot of( Pictionary, found out about the wildlife -bears, wolves, deer etc- in Slovakia. He talked about his experience climbing the High Tatras when he encountered a bear at 10m. He explained that if I ever ...

Erstes Treffen mit Freunden und Hochzeit, Poprad, Slovakia travel blog

Erstes Treffen mit Freunden und Hochzeit

A travel blog entry by romy-roli


Am Flughafe Wien holed mir Anna, Rea, Harry und Roger ab. Irgendwie verchehrti Wält - mir chömed doch langsam hei vo de Reis und müssted abgholt werde :-). Mir freued eus riesig über s Wiederseh vo eusne Fründe!!! Mit de Mietautos braused mir ...

Holiday within a holiday... just what we needed!, Zdiar, Slovakia travel blog

Holiday within a holiday... just what we needed!

A travel blog entry by megantrent


... to the little bridge and cross over... so off we went and as we crossed over the bridge we said goodbye to Poland and hello to Slovakia! There were other groups of people there so it looked like we were on the right track, still I made Trent go into this ...

A ride over the High Tatras, Levoca, Slovakia travel blog

A ride over the High Tatras

A travel blog entry by dave.coleman


... inside whichever tourist attraction you are visiting.     Yet the countries are slowly upgrading to more western standards. Slovakia is the farthest along that road now. Romania and Hungary a little farther behind.  The most obvious sign ...

Poprad, Poprad, Slovakia travel blog


A travel blog entry by marcelturk

... ) has two great properties: it tastes great and it is ridiculously cheap. If you are planning to have a nonalcoholic holiday, Slovakia is not a good choice. Beer is so cheap and tasty that the temptation becomes too large quickly. July 30 After a ...

We're  enjoying this camping lark, Poprad, Slovakia travel blog

We're enjoying this camping lark

A travel blog entry by big.adventure


... a few sherberts last night! (Steve got polaxed in Poland!) And the fact we only had 98 miles to go to get to Poprad, Slovakia. So we made bacon butties & coffee & chilled! We did cycle into Krakow yesterday afternoon, which was well worth a ...

The High Tantric Mountains, Novy Smokovec, Slovakia travel blog

The High Tantric Mountains

A travel blog entry by sranmal


... Mountains are a sort of mini-Alps, snow-capped jagged mountains, beautiful ultramarine mountain lakes and crashing waterfalls traversing Slovakia and Poland. However, in 2004, a massive windstorm uprooted trees and turned a once-dense pine forest into ...

Relaxing in Slovakia, Poprad, Slovakia travel blog

Relaxing in Slovakia

A travel blog entry by laurieandsophie


... effortless natural beauty of lake Hévíz but they were a welcome relief as the mercury continued to rise.   In the morning we left Slovakia through the High Tatras Mountains and their quaint alpine villages and out the other side into ...

KHL game, Poprad, Slovakia travel blog

KHL game

A travel blog entry by tapajna

26 league in the ...

Going down, Poprad, Slovakia travel blog

Going down

A travel blog entry by marcelturk

... had increased my speed. Now I am too negative. There was a mountain like, underneath the Gerlachovsky stit (highest mountain of Slovakia). The water was perfectly clear and the slopes behind it were overwhelming. At that moment I thought: wow! In ...

Going to Crimea, Ujgorod, Ukraine travel blog

Going to Crimea

A travel blog entry by gheorghe

Well, I will  try to bring my memories back to the moment when I decided to go to crimea. At firts this idea seemed so crazy and astonishing, but learnign that in the same direction some great guys and even greater girls are going, I decided ...

Update, Zdiar, Slovakia travel blog


A travel blog entry by stoo

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Day 104 : The Turn Around, Levoča, Slovakia travel blog

Day 104 : The Turn Around

A travel blog entry by kev_ann


... be seen and made the Polish leg of our EE Trip worthwhile... Feeling a little down on proceedings to date however, Slovakia provided an immediate turn around in our faith and spirits that we would actually enjoy ourselves for the next few months as ...

Doddering about Slovensky Raj, Levoca, Slovakia travel blog

Doddering about Slovensky Raj

A travel blog entry by cutiebanana


After our revels the night before, I was not too excited about hiking in Slovensky Raj National Park.  Nonetheless, we set off at a good enough time and got one bus to Spisske Nova Ves and then another to Cingov.  From Cingov we began ...

Reveling in Spiš Hrad, Spisske Podhradie, Slovakia travel blog

Reveling in Spiš Hrad

A travel blog entry by cutiebanana


We left Levoca around ten and got a bus to Spišské Podhradie.  Again we were pleased at the efficiency of public transport.  The size of Spiš Castle enables one to see it from far away.  The walk from the town up to the castle ...

Refreshing Slovakia, Levoca, Slovakia travel blog

Refreshing Slovakia

A travel blog entry by cutiebanana


From Bratislava we got a train to Poprad (14.60 euros), in north-eastern Slovakia [High Tatras region] and then a bus from Poprad to Levoca.  After the transport difficulty in Romania, we loved the efficiency of Slovakia. In Levoca we ...

Plum brandy? YES, Zdiar, Slovakia travel blog

Plum brandy? YES

A travel blog entry by cassie_bodkin


... that night we played card games and drank Slovakian beer while people played the guitar. It was a pretty successful last night in Slovakia. The mountains and fresh air were too perfect. The next morning we were up around 12 to leave. Next stop: ...

The Defenestration of Our Drive Across Moravia!, Zdiar, Slovakia travel blog

The Defenestration of Our Drive Across Moravia!

A travel blog entry by friesendm


... faded from time. After reviewing the hotel, and the delightful historic core of Trenčín, we continued north towards Slovakia’s High Tatra Mountains. We talked, as we drove, of the economic phenomenon of Slovakia, reciting our recollections ...

Sitting back in Tatras Mountains + horse riding, Zdiar, Slovakia travel blog

Sitting back in Tatras Mountains + horse riding

A travel blog entry by paulandbre2014


Day 33-UNESCO guide to Slovakia, Kezmarok, Slovakia travel blog

Day 33-UNESCO guide to Slovakia

A travel blog entry by britt.mark


A later start with Katarina driving to the town of  Levoca, which was sleepy at that time of the morning. It is a UNESCO world heritage site. The Cathedral is known for having the highest Gothic altar in Europe. A guided tour rep took our tickets ...

By train to the Tatras, Popradské Pleso, Slovakia travel blog

By train to the Tatras

A travel blog entry by skicabin


Last night our room was full, but luckily nobody was snoring, so we slept well. At 8 am we got up to start our travel day. We didn't have to rush because our train didn't leave until 10:10 am. So after packing our bags we went down to the kitchen to have ...

Tatras Mountains, Tatranska Lomnica, Slovakia travel blog

Tatras Mountains

A travel blog entry by peter.wong

Before any smart comment, we are not here to play tetras!  We cross the boarder Slovakia today to the Tatras Mountains.  It's a popular destination for skiing (in winter) and hiking (in summer).  It's autumn now so I suppose you can do ...

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