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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 →

Slovak Garlic Soup or Cesnaková Polievka

Every time we go to Slovakia, there is one dish we always ask for in the restaurants. Slovak garlic soup is known as cesnaková polievka or cesnačka in Slovak. It’s very common in most restaurants. Now, there are a couple of… 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 →

Jobb och livet: en lördagslista

Ute skiner solen och det känns helt okej att sitta och dricka morgonkaffet före klockan åtta på en lördag. Jag gillar listor av alla de slag, så jag tänkte dela med mig av jobblista som jag hittade hos både Citrin och Annawii…. 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 →

Tao of Travel: Three Lessons Travel Taught Me

I have a book called the Tao of Travel: Enlightenments from Lives on the Road. It is a book written by Paul Theroux and the reason I bought it was the title. It called my name when I saw it in the… Continue reading →

Remembering the Old Times – Belgrade 2013

In a month or so it’s time for Easter. This is a time of the year that we usually try to go abroad, often to places that do not celebrate our Easter. In 2013, while still living in Bratislava, we… 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 – Námestie Ľudovíta Štúra

If you ever visit Bratislava or Slovakia, you will most certainly come across the name Ľudovít Štúr. All countries have their national heroes, and this is one of the most important people in Slovak history. You pronounce the name like this [ˈʎudoviːt ˈʃtuːr]. Sources… Continue reading →

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