Reader feedback: Is Bratislava a capital or suburb?

Re: Banská Bystrica more attractive than ever, Flash news briefs, July 12 - 18, Vol 10, No 27

Those not from Slovakia may not know where the working people in Bratislava are from. Go have a look Sunday evening at the railway station or bus station in Bratislava and you will see the people coming for work from all cities and villages of Slovakia. We are also paying taxes, so why should we only travel to Bratislava for work? Why do Bratislava citizen not travel to the east? I can speak English and I am not from Bratislava, or Pressburg. Anyway, what is so attractive in Bratislava except that it is the capital of Slovakia? There are so many more beautiful cities in Slovakia. And do not think smart people live only there, in that suburb of Vienna.

Palo, Slovakia

Get daily Slovak news directly to your inbox

Top stories

Economic restart after COVID-19 should be green

Slovakia’s plan for using money from the EU’s Recovery Fund, innovation potential and examples of green solutions and the challenge of renovating buildings are among the highlights of the latest Business Focus.

The Velux plant in Partizánske utilises 97 percent of waste from production.

Cabinet agrees on COVID screening

More details will be presented tomorrow.

Košice

More tips for outings in Bratislava during the lockdown

Walks along the Danube bank offer a feeling of being far from the city rush.

This place, part of Ovsištské Lúky (Ovsište Meadows) in Petržalka, is still Bratislava.

Roundup: Fairytale app that makes children read

An award-winning design by a Slovak architect and a trip to Zádielska dolina valley. Here’s your latest roundup.

A man wearing a face covering sits in an armchair on the snow-covered Main Street in Košice on January 13, 2021.