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Slovakia has a sea. Not for swimming, thoughPhoto

Stony sea is an important protected area in central Slovakia.Compiled by Spectator staff, 31. Oct 2018, at 22:44

Spectacular Slovakia

Spectacular Slovakia #9: Wine festival also gives you a taste of Slovak street foodAudio

American travellers experienced a Slovak-style Thanksgiving in western Slovakia.Anna Fay, 31. Oct 2018, at 17:33

This water castle is unique in SlovakiaPhoto

When visiting Liptov, do not skip this place.Compiled by Spectator staff, 31. Oct 2018, at 15:04

Foreigners: Top 10 events in BratislavaVideo

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between November 2 and November 15, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.Compiled by Spectator staff, 30. Oct 2018, at 20:10

Magical fluorescent plants cause botanical garden to glowPhoto

The plants were treated with a special substance.Compiled by Spectator staff, 30. Oct 2018, at 8:08

New UNESCO House attracts tourists to VlkolínecPhoto

It is a replica of a house that burnt down during the Slovak National Uprising.Compiled by Spectator staff, 29. Oct 2018, at 14:33

Bratislava on the brink of historyPhoto

Not only personalities, but also their sculptures experienced turbulent times.Jana Liptáková, 29. Oct 2018, at 7:40

Ceremonial unveiling of the sculpture of T. G . Masaryk on October 28, 2010.
Czechoslovakia 100

Suddenly, all skirts were short

Fashion trends of the first Czechoslovak Republic involved mainly cities, women in the Slovak countryside remained faithful to folk costumes.Diana Schniererová28. Oct 2018, at 11:04

Bare legs - the new trend of the 20th century

Unique picture: Bears, boar and badger share grazingPhoto

It is not surprising that the animals are living in symbiosis, environmentalist said.Compiled by Spectator staff, 27. Oct 2018, at 9:30

Czechoslovakia 100

A lightbulb shone in the stable while children learned by candlelight

Only 75 Slovak housewives had a modern kitchen with an electric oven, a fridge and a food mixer in 1938.Diana Schniererová27. Oct 2018, at 8:20

Fridge was one of the first home appliances that Slovak households would procure.

Inspiration for an autumn trip near KošicePhoto

Peace pillars can be found there, too.Compiled by Spectator staff, 26. Oct 2018, at 9:05

Spectacular Slovakia #8: Don’t skip the soup and prepare your sweet tooth

Canadian food blogger living in Slovakia introduces traditional Slovak cuisine in a new light.Michaela TerenzaniNaomi Hužovičová, 25. Oct 2018, at 14:50

Archaeological research at Čičva castle revealed connecting corridor

The castle also belonged to Elizabeth Báthory, the Bloody Countess.Compiled by Spectator staff, 24. Oct 2018, at 23:35

Čičva castle

RTVS' hunt for the greatest Slovak turns controversial

The public-service TV broadcaster features three personalities in its trailers, one of them being the head of WWII fascist Slovak state, Jozef Tiso.Compiled by Spectator staff, 24. Oct 2018, at 0:04

RTVS head, Jaroslav Rezník, also defended Tiso at the press conference.

Foreigners: Top 10 events in BratislavaVideo

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between October 26 and November 4, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.Compiled by Spectator staff, 23. Oct 2018, at 20:50

Popular Calvary in Banská Štiavnica is reconstructed in its Baroque beautyPhoto

Once one of the most endangered landmarks in the world ten years ago.Compiled by Spectator staff, 23. Oct 2018, at 13:46

Whale is bringing magical Icelandic music to BratislavaVideo

Hvalur, the first festival of Icelandic music in central Europe, will present established Icelandic musicians as well as rising stars.Jana Liptáková, 23. Oct 2018, at 8:23

Hugar will be one of Icelandic formations that will perform at Hvalur, festival of Icelandic music.

Bronze Age dagger unearthed

It is thought there could be the remains of a settlement nearby.Compiled by Spectator staff, 22. Oct 2018, at 13:19

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Company´s autumn in the High Tatras

A good teambuilding or a good training should fulfil four main points that determine its success.22. Oct 2018, at 6:00

The Great Return

Blog: Slovakia needs a positive culture of role models

Slovak business consultant Helena Sarkanova gained valuable knowledge during her studies in the UK. Now, she wants to enact change in Slovakia.Zuzana Palovic20. Oct 2018, at 11:42

Helena Sarkanova