Culture & lifestyle, page 2

Slovak student in Alaska: I was fishing for salmon next to a grizzly

Slovak university student won the photo contest with his Aurora Borealis picture.Peter Dlhopolec, 27. Dec 2018, at 15:07

The Northern Lights in Alaska.
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Bratislava gearing up for New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve festivities include a run, fireworks, light-laser-music show and much more.Compiled by Spectator staff, 27. Dec 2018, at 14:49

Countdown in Bratislava
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Global traditions vary but meaning of Christmas is universal

Coconut cake, Home Alone, and piñatas. Foreigners living in Bratislava share how they celebrate the yuletide season.Anna Fay, 21. Dec 2018, at 15:14

Let’s take a ride on the Bratislava underground

Bratislava - The Magic Metropolis takes you on a tour of Bratislava on an imaginary underground.Jana Liptáková, 21. Dec 2018, at 14:15

The fictitious metro in Bratislava has 14 stations through which travellers can explore the city.
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Archaeological locality near Lučatín full of surprises

Seven hundred findings were excavated from just seven square metres.Compiled by Spectator staff, 20. Dec 2018, at 23:21

Piece of daub with wooden imprint
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Slovak high-schoolers will research recycling of human hair in Mars simulated mission

Students should have a proposed solution to gaining energy, food or protection from cosmic radiation.Compiled by Spectator staff, 19. Dec 2018, at 13:29

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Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between December 20 and December 30, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.Compiled by Spectator staff, 18. Dec 2018, at 20:04

Christmas run 2017
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Toys from around the world exhibited in the Tatras

Every toy has its own story.Compiled by Spectator staff, 18. Dec 2018, at 13:12

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Scouts deliver the Peace Light of Bethlehem

People will be able to take it home until Christmas.Compiled by Spectator staff, 18. Dec 2018, at 6:19

President Andrej Kiska took the Peace Light of Bethlehem in Poprad.

Devils return to Piešťany

The second year of the march again raised some controversy.Compiled by Spectator staff, 18. Dec 2018, at 6:13

The devils marched through Piešťany.
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Historical coins discovered in Sobotište

Another important finding from the town hall is late middle-age ceramics.Compiled by Spectator staff, 15. Dec 2018, at 9:30

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So blue! Slovakia has another record in UNESCO

It is not easy to create a perfect blueprinted fabric.Nina Francelová, 13. Dec 2018, at 6:50

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Blog: Slovak filmmaker: It's not about the money, but patriotism

After growing up under Communism, Slovak Diana Fabianova found freedom of expression in France and Spain and directed a documentary on menstruation.Zuzana Palovic12. Dec 2018, at 17:19

Diana Fabianova

Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between December 14 and December 23, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.Compiled by Spectator staff, 11. Dec 2018, at 9:20

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How can we improve the integration of foreigners in Bratislava?

Municipalities recognise there is a lack of outreach on the part of administrators to foreigners, but the problem goes both ways.Anna Fay, 10. Dec 2018, at 14:13

Several foreigners attended the latest round table hosted by the Human Rights League.

Christmas events in Slovak cities: A short guide for foreigners

Which city has the tallest Christmas tree and where can you go for eco-friendly Christmas markets?Peter Dlhopolec, 6. Dec 2018, at 23:35

Christmas spirit in Banská Bystrica.
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Nativity-themed christmas tram takes to the streets of Bratislava

Out of 2,680 lights used for decoration, 560 create a starry heaven inside the tram.Compiled by Spectator staff, 6. Dec 2018, at 17:14

Christmas tram
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Bratislava: Where to go for mulled wine and Christmas presents?

Urban Market and the Good Market offer designer pieces and bio products.Jana Liptáková, 5. Dec 2018, at 19:00

The Christmas Market at Main Square in Bratislava

Archaeologists found treasure from the Bronze Age

Significance of finding exceeds borders of the region.Compiled by Spectator staff, 5. Dec 2018, at 13:48

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Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between December 7 and December 16, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.Compiled by Spectator staff, 4. Dec 2018, at 16:04

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