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History class: The SNP explained in under 30 minutes

J. Thomson breaks down the Slovak National Uprising for foreigners.29. Aug 2019, at 1:04

The German army parade in Banská Bystrica after the SNP Uprising failed in October 1944.

Wildlife viewing: birds, bats, bears, and other animal

Slovaks are discovering the beauty of watching animals in their natural habitat.27. Aug 2019, at 14:48

Devínske jazero and Východoslovenská nížina are some of the most popular spots for birdwatching.

Activities adrenaline junkies can enjoy in Slovakia

Become a race car driver at Slovakia Ring and jump off a chimney in Pezinok.23. Aug 2019, at 9:00

Adrenaline junkies can try skywalking up at the UFO Tower in Bratislava.

Sit down places in Bratislava for breakfast

Peter & Anna also exchange views on US and Slovak breakfast.22. Aug 2019, at 13:00

Bratislava offers some splendid breakfast cafés and restaurants. Find out more in the Spectacular Slovakia podcast.

Slovakia's castles have changed from sights to culture hubs

Ľubovňa Castle, in the north-east of Slovakia, has risen to become one of the most visited castles. But others across the country do not fall behind.13. Aug 2019, at 11:40

Spiš Castle.

What (not) to expect from rail travel in Slovakia

If a train traveller has to, for some reason, buy a ticket on a train, they cannot pay by credit card, and they will be charged an extra fee.7. Aug 2019, at 18:15

This week's Spectacular Slovakia episode is all about rail travel in Slovakia with James Thomson.

These dazzling views from Slovakia's hills will take your breath away

From Paradajs to the Fatras and Tatras: Here's where to set off for a hike6. Aug 2019, at 9:56

Veľký Rozsutec

Piešťany: A bike-friendly town famous for its spas and wafers

Mike Valek features on this week’s Spectacular Slovakia to talk about his second home.1. Aug 2019, at 13:32

Piešťany is the only Slovak town with an island.

The places in Slovakia that will entangle your mind

The upside-down house and lands of visual tricks in the High Tatras have become popular sights.30. Jul 2019, at 7:17

Getting enchanted by a witch is just one of many trick-art attractions at the Tricklandia gallery in Starý Smokovec in the High Tatras region.

Jedáleň: The remnant of socialism that people rightly go back to

The self-service canteen offering affordable meals is one of a few socialist things to rediscover.24. Jul 2019, at 21:55

Gastro u Jakuba is the jedáleň near the Old Market, but there are more scattered across Bratislava.
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Smurfs, Neanderthals, or scientists? Top tips for kids in Slovakia

Holidaying in Slovakia opens up new worlds for children.22. Jul 2019, at 21:48


Gun violence, failing judiciary, human rights resonated at Pohoda 2019

Several artists and politicians, like The 1975 and President Zuzana Čaputová, used the Pohoda Festival stage to draw attention to sociopolitical challenges.19. Jul 2019, at 14:54

Pohoda Festival takes place in Trenčín every July.

Which of Bratislava's galleries is the best?

This week’s Spectacular Slovakia episode will be about visits to the best art galleries in Bratislava.18. Jul 2019, at 19:02

To get to Danubiana, outside Bratislava, tourists must get on the bus at the stop behind the Slovak National Theatre new building.

Lianne La Havas: I might write a political song one day, but not about Brexit

The British artist, praised by Prince, also played an unreleased song at the Pohoda Festival.16. Jul 2019, at 22:10

Lianna La Havas playing Pohoda Festival at Trenčín airport in Slovakia.

POHODA 2019: Slovakia’s biggest festival in pictures

Pohoda Festival marked the tenth anniversary of the 2009 tragedy, during which two people died.14. Jul 2019, at 21:26

Liam Gallagher headlines Pohoda Festival in Trenčín on July 13.
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Ride an underground train like Harry Potter or sail on a river boat like Mark Twain

Five places you need to experience in Slovakia.14. Jul 2019, at 15:48

Corn labyrint in Vlčkovce

Dreaming of rafting down the Mississippi? Let’s start in Slovakia

The Dunajec River is a picturesque spot for traditional rafting. Let's enjoy the rocks, peacefulness, and legends in the latest Spectacular Slovakia podcast.10. Jul 2019, at 21:03

The Dunajec River in the north-east of Slovakia was used for timber rafting in the past.

Vilnius & Bratislava: From food and pubs to views and parks

Lithuanian Ugnė Mažonaitė and American Anna Fay compare the two capitals in the latest episode of the Spectacular Slovakia podcast.4. Jul 2019, at 9:52

Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania.

Spectacular Slovakia #41:The things you need to know about Pohoda Festival

Keep the venue clean and green while enjoying three days of music in Trenčín. Waste sorting is one of Pohoda's commandments.27. Jun 2019, at 14:23

The 1975 and Liam Gallagher are some of the headliners at this year's Pohoda Festival, which starts on July 11 at the airport near Trenčín, western Slovakia.

Spectacular Slovakia #40: What do Slovakia and Scandinavia have in common?

It has something to do with four articular Lutheran churches in Slovakia. Listen to the latest episode below to find out more.20. Jun 2019, at 13:35

The articular Lutheran church in Kežmarok.