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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 →

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 →

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 →

10 European Destinations Off The Beaten Path

There are so many famous European travel destinations. In this post, we will not write about Prague or Paris. We will not cherish Rome or London. Berlin is not on our list either. No, here we have listed 10 European… 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 →

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 →

Sights in Bratislava – Bunker BS-9 “Kittsee”

Bratislava – the capital of Slovakia – certainly has a lot to offer to its visitors. One of the less famous attractions is the string of bunkers that run along the border between Slovakia and Austria. One of these bunkers… Continue reading →

Sightseeing in Two Capitals: Bratislava and Vienna

I really enjoyed visiting Slovakia this time. It was a bit sad that Susann wasn’t able to join, but spending time with my brother from time to time is nice too. One of the highlights of the trip was the… Continue reading →

Driving Into the Fog In Slovakia

After a long walk Thursday along the Slovak-Austrian border, we headed out on new adventures on Friday morning. The fog was still heavy in Bratislava when my brother and I left his apartment to head to the airport in Bratislava…. Continue reading →

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