Slovakia

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Stará radnica, Old Town Hall, Bratislava, Slovakia

Cobblestoned streets, narrow alleys, and pastel buildings. The tranquil Old Town in the Slovak capital is very picturesque. The Main Square, Hlavné námestie, is where everything happens. Today we write about one of the more prominent buildings on the main square, the Old Town Hall, also known as Stará radnica in Slovak.  Are […]

Štúrovo, Slovakia, Slovensko, Szlovákia, Esztergom, Hungary, Magyarország, Maďarsko, 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 easy enough to find. However, we also had the chance […]

Námestie Ľudovíta Štúra, Sights in Bratislava, Slovakia, Ľudovít Štúr, Slovensko

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 describe him as a reformer, politician, poet, journalist, publisher, teacher, philosopher, […]