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Spectacular Slovakia #41:The things you need to know about Pohoda Festival

Keep the venue clean and green while enjoying three days of music in Trenčín. Waste sorting is one of Pohoda's commandments.Peter Dlhopolec, 27. Jun 2019, at 14:23

The 1975 and Liam Gallagher are some of the headliners at this year's Pohoda Festival, which starts on July 11 at the airport near Trenčín, western Slovakia.

Spectacular Slovakia #40: What do Slovakia and Scandinavia have in common?

It has something to do with four articular Lutheran churches in Slovakia. Listen to the latest episode below to find out more.Anna FayPeter Dlhopolec, 20. Jun 2019, at 13:35

The articular Lutheran church in Kežmarok.

Spectacular Slovakia #39: Let's make Bratislava a better place - volunteer

American Jennifer Sturgeon shares her volunteering experience in Bratislava and explains why small acts of kindness always matter.Anna Fay, 13. Jun 2019, at 10:37

Volunteers in Bratislava.

Spectacular Slovakia #38: A slightly terrifying kind of paradise

Don’t go to Slovenský raj without a good pair of hiking boots and some nerve.Anna Fay, 6. Jun 2019, at 10:58

Kyseľ gorge in Slovenský Raj

Spectacular Slovakia #35: The city where Berlin and Rome meet up

An English teacher from New Jersey reveals how he discovered Berlin in Trnava.Peter Dlhopolec, 17. May 2019, at 13:25

Nádvorie project in Trnava

Spectacular Slovakia #34: Bratislava on two wheels

Anna and James have tried Bratislava’s yellow bikes. How do they work for tourists?Michaela TerenzaniAnna FayJames Thomson, 9. May 2019, at 11:47

Bike-sharing stands in Bratislava

Spectacular Slovakia #33: In Modra, everything is named after Štúr

Set out on a trip to this small town surrounded by vineyards.Peter Dlhopolec, 2. May 2019, at 10:10

The main road in Modra is named after Ľudovít Štúr (in the picture). Visitors to this town can, however, discover several places named after Štúr.

Spectacular Slovakia #32: How to date a Slovak man

Two Americans talk about what it’s like to have a Slovak boyfriend.Peter Dlhopolec, 26. Apr 2019, at 9:50

American Grace Sprockett and her Slovak boyfriend Miško on their trips in Slovakia and beyond.

Spectacular Slovakia #26: It's not Middle-earth, it's Spiš

Northern Slovakia is the land of valleys, rolling hills and medieval towns.Michaela Terenzani, 14. Mar 2019, at 14:12

View from the path

Spectacular Slovakia #25: When drinking with locals in Orava, don’t try to keep up

Dave Rubin recommends visiting the northernmost region of Slovakia.Anna Fay, 8. Mar 2019, at 9:18

Skanzens offer insight into traditional folk architecture.

Spectacular Slovakia #24: Hiking with little feet

Slovakia is a good place for easy hiking with kids.Michaela TerenzaniNaomi Hužovičová, 28. Feb 2019, at 7:51

The ruins of the Tematín Castle near Piešťany are a good destination for a hike with kids.

Spectacular Slovakia #23: Visit the Nosferatu castle in Orava

Care for a plate of halušky? Sheep cheese is an acquired taste, say Americans.Michaela Terenzani, 22. Feb 2019, at 9:31

A wooden raft below Orava Castle.

Spectacular Slovakia #22: Looking for a scenic day trip? Walk to Poland and the Czech Republic

What does a New Yorker appreciate about the remote region of Kysuce?Anna Fay, 14. Feb 2019, at 15:47

Stone spheres in Megoňky

Spectacular Slovakia #21: Schnitzel is not the only thing we have in common

The outgoing Austrian Ambassador to Bratislava shares his experience living among Slovaks.Michaela Terenzani, 7. Feb 2019, at 9:18

Helfried Carl in Bratislava, shortly after he took up the post of Austrian Ambassador to Slovakia.

Spectacular Slovakia #20: Bratislava is like Prague, but without the crowds

You should get there before everybody else does.Michaela Terenzani, 30. Jan 2019, at 17:08

Bratislava's Blue Church

Spectacular Slovakia #19: Prepare your cauldrons, it’s zabíjačka time

Naomi Hužovičová talks about her favourite topic - food.Michaela TerenzaniNaomi Hužovičová, 23. Jan 2019, at 17:27

Spectacular Slovakia #18: Be a miner for a day

You cannot walk more than a few metres without seeing some symbol of Banská Štiavnica’s rich mining history.Anna Fay, 17. Jan 2019, at 10:35

Banska Stiavnica with the Calvary on top of the hill above the town.

Spectacular Slovakia #17: A hidden landmark in the far west of Bratislava

Everyone has been to Devín at one time or another.Michaela TerenzaniJames Thomson, 9. Jan 2019, at 17:12

Devin Castle

Spectacular Slovakia #16: Put your money under your plate on Christmas Eve

Slovak Christmas traditions are about wishes for good health, positive family relations, but also money.Michaela TerenzaniNaomi Hužovičová, 20. Dec 2018, at 10:32


Spectacular Slovakia #15: In Slovakia, the Christmas dinner becomes a part of your family

Prepare your taste buds, we are going to have a bite of Slovak ChristmasMichaela TerenzaniNaomi Hužovičová, 13. Dec 2018, at 14:18