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Two travel bloggers showcase SlovakiaVideo

Youtubers give their viewers a sample of the mountains and streets of Slovakia. Hannah Falchuk ,19. Jul 2017, at 15:58

Lomnický štít peak in the High Tatras

Historical train will bring tourists to Dobšinská Ice Cave

The last Saturday of July will offer a treat for railway enthusiasts in Košice Region. Compiled by Spectator staff ,19. Jul 2017, at 13:18

Dobšinská Ice Cave

Foreigners: Events in BratislavaVideo

Tips for performances and other events in the capital between July 21 and July 30, including concerts, parties, festivals, classical music, inline skating, exhibitions and more. Nina Francelová ,19. Jul 2017, at 10:11

Old tram to be turned into centre of culture

It will host concerts, discussions, screenings, the reading of books and more. Compiled by Spectator staff ,19. Jul 2017, at 6:51

The old tram is turning into centre of culture.

Bratislava Castle exhibition: Celts in Slovak territoryPhoto

The first ethnic group known by name which lived on Slovak territory may have ended differently than previously thought, shows an exhibition presenting many artefacts, interactive features and models. Zuzana Vilikovská ,18. Jul 2017, at 18:16

Replica of Celtic kiln

Concert in a caveVideo

A string quartet performed in Stáržovské vrchy cave earlier this month. Compiled by Spectator staff ,18. Jul 2017, at 14:52

The July 2 concert in Pružinská Dúpna Cave

Gothic masterpiece – altar of record height in Levoča – marks 500th anniversaryPhoto

The altar is the most prominent work by wood-carver, Master Paul Compiled by Spectator staff ,17. Jul 2017, at 21:48

The reconstructed gothic altar by Master Paul in St Jacob’s Basilica in Levoča.

Slovak Peter Bebjak receives award from Karlovy Vary film fest

Among the winners of the 52nd year of the International Film Festival (IFF) Karlovy Vary, there is one Slovak; his film was even praised by the Variety and Hollywood Reporter. Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská ,17. Jul 2017, at 17:09

The Line movie

Ostrý Grúň team wins halušky-eating competition

The two-day festival celebrating the Slovak national dish is organised regularly in the central Slovakia village of Turecká. Compiled by Spectator staff ,17. Jul 2017, at 14:21

Halušky Fest Turecká 2017

Bratislavans can again dine in the air

The Dinner in the Sky event returns to the Slovak capital after last year’s premiere. Compiled by Spectator staff ,17. Jul 2017, at 13:07

Dinner in the Sky

Falcons found home in SlovakiaPhoto

Record number of nesting red-footed falcons in last seven years. Compiled by Spectator staff ,16. Jul 2017, at 6:45

Spectacular Slovakia: Mansion of Sereď on filmVideo

Learn about both the history and present day of Sereď mansion from a video. Compiled by Spectator staff ,15. Jul 2017, at 6:35

Sightseeing at a faster pacePhoto

A guided running tour is an alternative to traditional sightseeing by bus or on foot in Bratislava. Jana Liptáková ,14. Jul 2017, at 6:21

The Slavín war memorial is a popular destination of running tours.

Morning at Spiš castleVideo

Ivan Dovala from Žilina filmed a video of Spiš castle waking up. Compiled by Spectator staff ,14. Jul 2017, at 6:15

Foreigners: Events around SlovakiaVideo

Tips for performances and other events in the Slovak regions between July 14 and 23, including a box gala, a pole dance international event, a commemorative ride on an aerial lift in the High Tatras, an… Zuzana Vilikovská ,13. Jul 2017, at 20:10

Saxohpone Syncopators

Plane spotters get observation holes in the fence around Bratislava airport

The holes help photographers to make better images of air craft. Compiled by Spectator staff ,13. Jul 2017, at 14:30

Weekend rides on historical electric railway available for the whole seasonVideo

The summer operation of the Trenčín Electrical Railway (TREŽ) began earlier this year and will continue until September 3. Compiled by Spectator staff ,13. Jul 2017, at 13:22

Trenčín Electric Railway

The room of Maria Theresa is one of four in the Humenné manor-houseVideo

The four painted rooms in the Drugeth manor-house in Humenné were all ordered by nobleman István XIV. Csáky. The one dedicated to Maria Theresa – whose 300th anniversary is celebrated this year – probably dates back… Compiled by Spectator staff ,11. Jul 2017, at 23:53

The triumphant parade in the painted maria Theresa room in Drugeth manor-house in Humenné.

Foreigners: Events in BratislavaVideo

Tips for performances and other events in the capital between July 14 and July 23, including concerts, parties, festivals, classical music, inline skating, exhibitions and more. Nina Francelová ,11. Jul 2017, at 20:34

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Prievidza launched a mobile guide appVideo

The new app offers necessary information about the town and its surrounding in Slovak and English. Compiled by Spectator staff ,11. Jul 2017, at 13:20

Google has its eyes on Prievidza.

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