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Sights in Bratislava – Most Apollo

Most Apollo is one of three bridges that connect the center of Bratislava with the neighborhood of Petržalka on the other side of the Danube river. The other two bridges are Most SNP or the UFO Bridge, Starý Most or the Old Bridge. Most… Continue reading →

Remembering the Old Times – Štúrovo and Esztergom 2014

One of the things we liked about living in Slovakia was the possibility to go abroad easily. One of the easiest ways was just to cross the border somewhere near Bratislava. Trains and buses to Vienna, Budapest, and Prague were… Continue reading →

Exploring Sweden – Funäsdalen, Härjedalen

Funäsdalen is a small village that has made its name in winter sports. A lot of people go here during the winter to either ski or for an adventure on the snowmobile. With a permanent population of around 900 inhabitants, there… Continue reading →

Sights in Bratislava – Obchodná

Obchodná or Obchodná ulica is one of the main pedestrian streets in Bratislava. If you visit the city, you will probably find yourself on this street at some point. The street is on the edge of the old core of… Continue reading →

Exploring Sweden – Karlstad, Värmland

Along the northern shores of Europe’s third largest lake, you find the town of Karlstad. With its slogan “Sola in Karlstad”, translated into English as “Sunbathing in Karlstad”, it’s said to be the sunniest place in Sweden. The town is… Continue reading →

Sights in Bratislava – Sad Janka Kráľa

Did you know that the oldest public park in central Europe is in Bratislava? You find it just across the Danube river in the neighborhood of Petržalka. Sad Janka Kráľa or Janko Kráľ Park has its origins since long before the Slovak Republic… Continue reading →

Exploring Slovakia – Bojnice, Trenčiansky kraj

Do you feel like visiting the town of fairy tales? Bojnice is a historical town in central Slovakia. The Nitra river separates it from the neighboring and much larger town of Prievidza. The town is famous for having of the most visited… Continue reading →

Herons and Ice at Råstasjön in Solna, Sweden

Not too far from my office, there is a lake. The name of the lake is Råstasjön and it’s where I usually head if I want a 30-minute walk during my workday. It is great during the lunch breaks and a… Continue reading →

Sights in Bratislava – Bunker BS-6 “Vrba”

There was a time – not that long ago – when a big war was fast approaching on the European continent. It was during this time that a group of people gathered and planned the defense of Czechoslovakia. As a result,… Continue reading →

Sights in Bratislava – Napoleon’s Army Soldier

When walking around in Bratislava you will find several statues that all look slightly different from each other. They are not the normal famous or historical people who usually decorate the streets and squares of a town or city. No,… Continue reading →

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