Travel Blogs from Slovakia

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Levoca, Levoca, Slovakia travel blog

Levoca

A travel blog entry by herby

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... off dinner!!! The main drawcard for this area though is Spisske Podhradie and nearby Spisske Kapitula.  The former is Slovakia's largest castle which sits proudly atop a hill in the middle of rolling countryside.  There were heaps of gophers ...

Through Slovakia, Kosice, Trensin, Bratislava, Slovakia travel blog

Through Slovakia

A travel blog entry by williebobs

What a pool! (see Issue 11 for ...

Captial of Slovakia, Bratislava, Slovakia travel blog

Captial of Slovakia

A travel blog entry by pathenger

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I had never heard of Bratislava before arriving in the town. There has been so much upheaval over the centuries and the people in this area have endured much but the area is being developed and has the potential to be a very lovely town. ...

Bratislava,Levice,Piestany,Zair Nad Hronom,Zvolen,, Slovakia, Slovakia travel blog

Bratislava,Levice,Piestany,Zair Nad Hronom,Zvolen,

A travel blog entry by simbah

... & visited Spa Island which has beautiful Parks,Ponds,Spa Mud bath's, Physio treatments & the 1st & only 5star Hotel in Slovakia. I tried some local Hot fountain spring water that comes from underground & smells like rotten eggs, but suprisingly takes nice ...

Na hrade v Smoleniciach, Smolenice, Slovakia travel blog

Na hrade v Smoleniciach

A travel blog entry by mozi

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Clovek v zivote zaziva take skvele veci! Ako napriklad vylet na Smolenicky zamok na ktorom sa o vas staraju ako o naozajstne kniezata. Stretnete sa s kamosmi - pozriete si futbal (miestna ziacka liga. Hrali naozaj o dusu spasenu), vychutnate si spolu s ...

Bratislava, Bratislava, Slovakia travel blog

Bratislava

A travel blog entry by b-side

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... my new friends in neighboring Vienna I decided to check it out for a night en route to Budapest. Bratislava is the capitol of Slovakia... It's a nice city with lots of history... castles, statues - the usual. At night the bars are lively but the streets ...

The Blue Danube, Bratislava, Slovakia travel blog

The Blue Danube

A travel blog entry by valaryr

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... date. Can't say I am sad about missing 4/20 in Boulder. Although I could have probably picked a more celebratory place to be in Europe. Amsterdam maybe? Oh well, Slovakia was perfectly adequate to avoid the entire mess. Hope everyone had a good/safe ...

Balenie a priprava, Bratislava, Slovakia travel blog

Balenie a priprava

A travel blog entry by mozi

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Viza, poistka, peniaze, letenka, oblecenie - do zimy aj na plaz ... a milion inych drobnosti na ktore clovek musi mysliet pred tym ako si v lietadle spomenie: "Ved toto by sa mi zislo..." ... tak a je znova cas balenia a priprav. Vzdy to mam velmi rad. ...

Today's the day!, Zvolen, Slovakia travel blog

Today's the day!

A travel blog entry by jambo

July 2 (Saturday), Wedding Day, Krivan Well, today's the day. Arguably the most important day of my life. And it's raining. Ironic, don't you think? It's not like it's a shower either. This is grey sky as far as the eye can see, no wind, here for ...

Recovering, Krivan, Slovakia travel blog

Recovering

A travel blog entry by jambo

July 3 (Sunday), Zvolen/Krivan We woke up at 11am, only because the bus back to Krivan was to leave at 1pm, after a very sound 5 hour sleep. There were a few weary-looking faces back at the Pension Quattro, so we swapped a few yarns and commiserated ...

Slovakia weekend, Kosice, Slovakia travel blog

Slovakia weekend

A travel blog entry by jenl

... The drive is about 2 hours or so through mostly Hungarian countryside and then a little bit up into the mountains in Slovakia. I thought it was beautiful. You pass through mostly small towns and villages and farm land that eventually is surrounded by ...

These sandals were made for walking, Levoca, Slovakia travel blog

These sandals were made for walking

A travel blog entry by gadelle

... I save... 80 cents! I think I failed to really mention the countryside around here, but it's beautiful. This part of Slovakia is very hilly (I can't in all truth say mountainous), with little villages nestled in the valleys or perched on the ...

Downer, Bratislava, Slovakia travel blog

Downer

A travel blog entry by gadelle

... at right angles, it's been rather cloudy today, so my sense of direction is somewhat off. The tourist language of choice in Slovakia is German; apparently they get oodles and oodles of Austrian tourists around here, it's so close by. That's why I get ...

Slovakia, Day 10 - 11, Poprad, Slovakia travel blog

Slovakia, Day 10 - 11

A travel blog entry by samandgarth

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Only one full day here before pushing on to the High Tatras, which we spent visiting Spis Castle.  You'd think we would have learned our lesson by now as far as Slovakian castles are concerned!  Alfie Roose had nothing on Sam after we slogged ...

After the Rain comes the Sun, Bratislava, Slovakia travel blog

After the Rain comes the Sun

A travel blog entry by senorbrian

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So after some miserable luck with my health and the weather and accommodation or the lack of it in Vienna i headed off to Bratislava Its amazing how much things can change in 70km in Europe.    Bratislava's one claim to ...

Bratislava, Bratislava, Slovakia travel blog

Bratislava

A travel blog entry by queenietord

Last minute change of plan as I saw that going to Vienna was out of our way to ...

Kosice, Kosice, Slovakia travel blog

Kosice

A travel blog entry by herby

After a 10 hour overnight train journey from Prague to Kosice in Eastern Slovakia, we turned up at a B&B we thought we had booked on the internet but they had no idea who we were, let alone accept that we had already prepaid 10% ...

Slovakia, Bratislava, Slovakia travel blog

Slovakia

A travel blog entry by tilman

Wow, a really bad trip, I think it was the worst of all my trips. We started with Slovakia where I already was disappointed....! Weather was bad, food disgusting and our hotel (a 4 star hotel which seemed to be one of the best of the country) was out of ...

Day off the bike...mostly, Bratislava, Slovakia travel blog

Day off the bike...mostly

A travel blog entry by jcontheroad

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I'm now getting tired of riding all the time so had two nights in Bratislava, I wish I hadn't but that was more the hotel than the town. Had breakfast then went back to bed.... Had a little wander round town  but really didn't do much else apart ...

Kosice, Kosice, Slovakia travel blog

Kosice

A travel blog entry by laine

Hi ...

Trencin, Searching the Vrskovy Roots, Trencin, Slovakia travel blog

Trencin, Searching the Vrskovy Roots

A travel blog entry by fero_vrskovy

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... in Trencin more than we have in Calgary and Vancouver. The town of about 60,000 sits below the third largest castle in Slovakia perched high on a rock above. We are starting to understand why people talk about churches and castles and Europe all in the ...

Festivals for the rest of us, Krivan, Slovakia travel blog

Festivals for the rest of us

A travel blog entry by jambo

July 7 (Thursday), Budapest-Krivan Jon came back to Krivan with us on the train, as he is going to join us at the famous Detva festival this weekend. The next day we went into Zvolen to pick up our wedding photos. Jane and I sat down and went ...

A slice of heaven, Ždiar, Slovakia travel blog

A slice of heaven

A travel blog entry by meganfisher

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... has to be good here. The bus to get here was really easy to figure out. Somewhere along the way, I left Poland and entered Slovakia. I must admit that while the whole borderless EU thing is nice in some ways, I really would rather have more stamps in my ...

Visiting old friends on the other side of Europe, Kosice, Slovakia travel blog

Visiting old friends on the other side of Europe

A travel blog entry by kellyjo

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... . So I met Andrea and Drahus at 2:30 and we headed to lunch. It was our goal this trip to give me a whirlwind taste of Slovakia, mainly the food. So I had fried cheese and a pilsner and their friend Martha from Texas came and hung out, and we had a great ...

Eurodoc AGM: Day 2, Banska Bystrica, Slovakia travel blog

Eurodoc AGM: Day 2

A travel blog entry by veikok

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Parallel Workgroups Sessions 9:00 Parallel Workgroups Sessions Career Development WG Mobility WG Survey WG (chaired by Max Reinhardt) Funding WG Plenary Session 2 11:30 Election of the Board 13:30 Lunch 14:30 Outcomes of the workgroups ...

What a surprise - ‹berraschung pur!, KrŠlovŠ Lehota, Slovakia travel blog

What a surprise - ‹berraschung pur!

A travel blog entry by bonum_iter

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Am Mittwoch, 15.9., erreichten wir nach einer sehr langen Fahrt unser Ziel inmitten der Nacht. Wir hatten bereits einen Tag Autofahrt auf dem Buckel und rechneten damit, abends anzukommen. Da aber eine Strasse gesperrt war, mussten wir wenden und einen ...

Gypsies, grannies and family arrivals, Krivan, Slovakia travel blog

Gypsies, grannies and family arrivals

A travel blog entry by jambo

... the clothes stores, mum complained about the heat and then denied doing so, dad mused on the socio-political-economic status of Central Slovakia and I just took as much of the whole thing in as I could. We stopped at a nice sidewalk restaurant for a bite ...

The Intruiging Slovakia, Bratislava, Slovakia travel blog

The Intruiging Slovakia

A travel blog entry by dawieboy

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Managed to stop off in Bratislava for a day trip on our way to Vienna. It definitely has signs of communism with plenty of towering residential blocks all the same colour.  The city is pretty small in comparison to other European capitals...but ...

More Mountains, Stary Smokovec, Slovakia travel blog

More Mountains

A travel blog entry by beth

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I'm in Slovakia now (yes it is a different place than Slovenia, where I was before). I took the train from Budapest to Poprad, then a train that goes up into the mountains to a town called Stary Smokovec. I'm actually in a town a 3 min walk down the ...

More Prague, Slovakia, Slovakia travel blog

More Prague

A travel blog entry by jeastty

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Cody and Joel formally announced on Tuesday that they were ready to go home. The trip is getting tiring; the walking is just the least of the challenges. I still felt invigorated and was a little annoyed that they were ready to leave. It would take me ...

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