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Blog: Why a trip to the Tatras during Easter is a must

Saunas, šulance and a little bit of snow: springtime in the Tatras is glorious.20. Apr 2019, at 10:12

High Tatras

Halloween Brexit: What UK nationals in Slovakia need to know

The UK will leave the EU no later than October 31, 2019. Here’s how the UK’s departure will affect UK nationals living in Slovakia.15. Apr 2019, at 10:26

British Union flags fly in front of The Houses of Parliament in London, January 22, 2019.

Blog: Bike-sharing: How to discover Bratislava in one day

Tourists can take advantage of a convenient bike-sharing service for €6 a day.12. Apr 2019, at 14:11

Slovnaft's bright yellow bikes are hard to miss in Bratislava.

Foreigners grapple with hate speech in Slovakia

Witnesses and victims are encouraged to report hate speech and hate crime to one of several resources available to them.2. Apr 2019, at 14:55

The municipal police answered questions during the roundtable.

Spectacular Slovakia #28: Where to take your dog in Bratislava

New Yorker Dave Rubin knows the best dog-friendly places in Bratislava.28. Mar 2019, at 19:27

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Spectacular Slovakia #25: When drinking with locals in Orava, don’t try to keep up

Dave Rubin recommends visiting the northernmost region of Slovakia.8. Mar 2019, at 9:18

Skanzens offer insight into traditional folk architecture.
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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
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“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.
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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
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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.
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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

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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

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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.