Anna Fay

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Spectacular Slovakia #22: Looking for a scenic day trip? Walk to Poland and the Czech Republic

What does a New Yorker appreciate about the remote region of Kysuce?14. Feb 2019, at 15:47

Stone spheres in Megoňky

“By a sharp knife” cuts through the heart of injustice in Slovakia

A film inspired by the 2005 murder of student Daniel Tupý will be premiered to the Slovak public on February 21.13. Feb 2019, at 11:29

Director Teodor Kuhn behind the scenes of Ostrým Nožom.

Spectacular Slovakia #18: Be a miner for a day

You cannot walk more than a few metres without seeing some symbol of Banská Štiavnica’s rich mining history.17. Jan 2019, at 10:35

Banska Stiavnica with the Calvary on top of the hill above the town.

Global traditions vary but meaning of Christmas is universal

Coconut cake, Home Alone, and piñatas. Foreigners living in Bratislava share how they celebrate the yuletide season.21. Dec 2018, at 15:14

How can we improve the integration of foreigners in Bratislava?

Municipalities recognise there is a lack of outreach on the part of administrators to foreigners, but the problem goes both ways.10. Dec 2018, at 14:13

Several foreigners attended the latest round table hosted by the Human Rights League.

Spectacular Slovakia #12: What makes golf in Slovakia special?

Some golf courses are inexpensive and offer a chance to beginners.21. Nov 2018, at 17:32

Golf in the High Tatras

Backpacks made in Slovakia: Minimalism breeds magic

Hana Komanová and Kerim Hudson made a unique backpack business from a grandmother’s canvas and Esperanto.20. Nov 2018, at 10:00

PAKTA Studio functions as a store and workshop.
Spectacular Slovakia

Spectacular Slovakia #9: Wine festival also gives you a taste of Slovak street food

American travellers experienced a Slovak-style Thanksgiving in western Slovakia.31. Oct 2018, at 17:33


Why should you plant a linden tree this autumn?

3,000 linden trees, planted on special anniversaries since the foundation of Czechoslovakia, have been discovered in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and abroad.5. Oct 2018, at 10:30

Triangle of linden trees planted at the Bratislava Castle in 1968.

Halušky brings me back to mama’s food, says Spanish restaurant owner

Multicultural couple in Bratislava finds success with fusion tapas.28. Sep 2018, at 10:00

Prečo Bistro.

Spectacular Slovakia #2: Running and sightseeing in Bratislava

Where to go for a run in Bratislava? Anna Fay shares her tips with active travellers.12. Sep 2018, at 16:25


Migration Office helps those who have been granted international protection in Slovakia

A few times a year, those granted international protection in Slovakia gather with employees of the Migration Office to discuss how they are doing in their integration efforts.1. Sep 2018, at 8:25

The Great Return

Slovak migrant shares the stories of other migrants to understand her own

Stories of migrants who returned home are all connected through shared experience and their desire to share the knowledge they have gained abroad with the country that gave them life.7. Aug 2018, at 15:44

Zuzana Palovic

Lacrosse: the underdog sport of Slovakia

Lacrosse is gaining popularity in Slovakia and neighboring states but support for the North American sport remains low.1. Aug 2018, at 10:00

Members of the Tricksters in action.

Australian in Slovakia: Bratislava has a great vibe

A book detailing a single mother’s eventful first year living in Bratislava started out as a joke.30. Jul 2018, at 11:00

Christy Morgan

Blog: Don’t leave Skalica without a bite of trdelník - like I did

Bright flowers, wholesome buildings, and impeccable streets; these are the first things I notice when I wander through the centre.13. Jul 2018, at 13:00


Book Review: Legend of the Linden celebrates Slovakia’s endurance

Zuzana Palovic and Gabriela Bereghazyova explore the historical significance of the Linden tree and why it remains a national symbol of Slovakia.14. Jun 2018, at 9:40

Famous polyglot gets an adrenaline rush learning new languages

Richard Simcott has studied over 50 languages so far and will learn Afrikaans and Zulu this year.8. Jun 2018, at 10:00

Richard Simcott

Blog: Trenčín-a city of romantic legends

Although Trenčín is most famous for its impressive castle, the city offers several other treasures to the wandering tourist.28. May 2018, at 11:10

Trenčín Castle.

Slovakia’s Gaelic Football team offers a family away from home

The Slovak Shamrocks, established in 2011 under the Gaelic Athletic Association, recruits locals and expats of all ages and abilities to play the unusual game.16. May 2018, at 12:47

Members of the Slovak Shamrocks celebrate on the field.