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The Precious Coburg manor house is undergoing reconstructionPhoto

There used to be a monastery and a castle on the site where the manor house stands today.Compiled by Spectator staff, 21. Sep 2018, at 6:42

What is it like to study at a foreign college? Students explain to high-schoolers

Some Slovak students who study abroad already have work offers.Nina Francelová, 20. Sep 2018, at 16:05

Students during the workshop

British ambassador will award writer Feldek

His work makes British classical culture more visible, most notably through his translations of Shakespeare, the British ambassador said.Compiled by Spectator staff, 20. Sep 2018, at 12:55

Ľubomír Feldek

Spectacular Slovakia #3: Unexpected hiking (Enjoy Bratislava's greenery)Audio

In Slovakia, you can hike in the capital city. Listen to the latest episode of our travel podcast to find out more.Michaela TerenzaniHannah Falchuk, 19. Sep 2018, at 18:06

Beauty of Tatra churches. Look at them inside and outsidePhoto

Cultural landmarks built in original style.Compiled by Spectator staff, 19. Sep 2018, at 13:51

New museum exhibits inter-war motorcyclesPhoto

The collection consists of original pieces.Compiled by Spectator staff, 18. Sep 2018, at 14:03

The Interpreter to vie for Oscar

A Slovak movie, which won an award at a San Francisco festival, was chosen to represent the country in the US Film Academy contest. Both main actors have already had experience with this prize.Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská, 18. Sep 2018, at 9:15

Jiří Menzel(L) and Peter Simonischek in The Interpreter

Mushroom picker finds precious helmets from late Bronze AgePhoto

The discoveries have a value of €60,000.Compiled by Spectator staff, 18. Sep 2018, at 4:32

Foreigners: Top 10 events in BratislavaVideo

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between September 21 and September 30, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.Compiled by Spectator staff, 17. Sep 2018, at 20:21

Kapitulská

The national pilgrimage draws thousands to ŠaštínPhoto

The pilgrimage has been held regularly since 1732.Compiled by Spectator staff, 17. Sep 2018, at 14:13

Leave your car at home - European Mobility Week has started.

In keeping with this year's 'mix and move' slogan, discounted and free public transport is available in a variety of places.Compiled by Spectator staff, 17. Sep 2018, at 13:53

New via ferrata route coming to the High Tatras

It should be accessible by the end of 2019.Compiled by Spectator staff, 15. Sep 2018, at 9:30

Illustrative Stock Photo

Renaissance, baroque, and current anniversaries – Konvergencie 2018Video

The festival of chamber music this time around offers a musical wander across Renaissance and Baroque Italy and England, and commemorates the establishment of Czechoslovakia, all while bringing a host of renowned…Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská, 14. Sep 2018, at 21:11

Konvergencie: Alehouse Session

Where does the world (music) unite? In BratislavaPhoto

The September feast of world music strives to both bring global representatives of music to Bratislava - from Ghana to Israel - and to “showcase” Slovak gems.Zuzana Vilikovská, 14. Sep 2018, at 14:46

Gádžo Expres to be staged on Sunday, September 16.

Kempelen invented much more than just the Turk, a chess-playing automatonPhoto

The exhibition reveals the secret of the Turk and it was not the legless chess player hidden inside.Jana Liptáková, 14. Sep 2018, at 11:21

Andrej Groll with the model of the Turk - chess-playing automaton.

Eminem in Prešov? Sorry, it’s hoax

Most people understood the prank and turned the discussion into a joke.Compiled by Spectator staff, 14. Sep 2018, at 6:27

Eminem

Famous Slovak wafer came about by accident

Horalky Wafers are popular for their peanut filling.Compiled by Spectator staff, 14. Sep 2018, at 5:53

Spectacular Slovakia #2: Running and sightseeing in BratislavaAudio

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

Valley in Liptov region hid soldiers and Jews in the pastPhoto

The significant valley from Slovak history has been unknown to many tourists.Compiled by Spectator staff, 12. Sep 2018, at 13:48

Foreigners: Top 10 events in BratislavaVideo

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between September 14 and September 23, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.Compiled by Spectator staff, 11. Sep 2018, at 20:40