Slovakia Travel Guides for Backpackers

Five Things You Must Know About Italy

  Deciding to move to Italy for a year was not an easy choice since well, I have to admit that I haven’t been steady for the past six years. Been travelling and exploring for quite a while, so after having a study experience in Poland for half a year […]
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Take a walk in the parks of Budapest

Although Budapest is a crowded big city in Hungary, fortunately, it also has many green parks.  I think everybody needs them, those spots where you can leave the city behind, to get some fresh air and enjoy nature. Besides these benefits, a lot of interesting programs are waiting for you […]
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Prague: Cinema Tour through one of the European Capitals of Film

In the 1950s, the director of the Oscar-winning “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” and “Amadeus” Milos Forman, one of the greatest filmmakers in the history of cinema, was still just a student in the Czech Republic. He studied at one of the most renowned film schools in the world […]
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Two Days Of Solo Travel In Bratislava

I arrived on a train at the Slovakian capital, Bratislava one cold morning in October 2017. When the cab driver dropped me off at the tip of a solid stone stairway, he said, “Your apartment, car not going.” He brought down my suitcase from the boot, smiled and said, “Bye […]
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Serbia and Belgrade: A guide for backpackers

Serbia is a hidden jewel in Europe, a country not so well explored and overcrowded by tourists. It is situated in Balkan peninsula in the southeast of Europe. Its turbulent history, beautiful nature, delicious local food, and hospitable people are the reason why this country gets more and more attention […]
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Three Exquisite Monuments of Mysore that should not be missed

Mysore is a city which takes me to an opulent era. The beautiful palaces reflecting the splendor and glory of a bygone era, the artistically landscaped gardens make Mysore known for its royal heritage and magnificent buildings and monuments. Mysore is also called as the city of palaces. Some palaces […]
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Exploring Prague In A Day: 6 Must See Attractions

Ever thought about visiting Prague? If not, you should definitely!  No exaggeration Prague is an absolutely stunning city filled with juicy legends, gorgeous sites, exquisite restaurants, rich culture, religious beliefs and intense political history. Prague or Praha is the capital city of the Czech Republic. This city has witnessed Nazi control, […]
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Top 7 Things To See In Brno

Speaking of the Czech Republic, most people probably think of Prague. Who wouldn’t know the famous city of a hundred towers, located in the heart of Europe with beautiful architecture and rich history? Little do they know that the second biggest Czech city, Brno, has a lot to offer as […]
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Prešov – the Athens on Torysa

Slovakia is a country located in the heart of Europe and is part of the European Union. The currency used in Slovakia is euro and national language is the Slovak language. Presov is the third largest city in Slovakia. The historical name of this city is Eperieš, which means strawberry. […]
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Surviving a Study Abroad in Budapest

  The City of BUDAPEST Probably one of the most cultural and historical cities in the world. Do not hesitate about its name: Which fun fact: it’s composed of two words representing the two parts of the city that conforms the capital of Hungary. The Buda side, mainly known by […]
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The Underrated Beauty of Poland

We all have our own bucket list of countries that we’d love to visit. Most of us are probably dreaming about traveling to Paris to see the Eiffel Tower, to Italy to visit Rome, to Bali to relax by the beach, or to South Africa for a safari experience. However, […]
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Banska Bystrica: city for students

Living in Banska Bystrica (Slovakia) as an Erasmus student. The city has a total population of 80 000 inhabitants, making it the sixth largest city in Slovakia. Why do not to go to the capital? In the small city,  people are more friendly (REALLY), they can show you local culture: pubs, […]
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Slovakia: The Breath-Taking Lakes in High Tatras

Who Doesn't Like Surprises? I’ve decided to share this experience with you as soon as possible, till I feel the pleasure pain in my legs.    So what you should know about me in advance; I’m not a typical mountain girl but I truly love my fiancé, who is a […]
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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Lviv, Ukraine

If you’re planning a trip to Eastern Europe, be sure to visit Lviv. Haven’t heard of Lviv before? Boy, you’re in for a ride! They call Lviv the Western Capital, the Cultural Center and the Heart of Ukraine. All year round, the city welcomes thousands of tourists from Poland, Germany, […]
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Touristic vs. real Morocco

This trip has a special place in my memories, since it was my first solo travel ever and without any exaggeration – a life changing experience. This article (same as my trip) consists of 2 parts: my volunteering project (here I will share my impressions on culture, cuisine, locals..) travelling tips (I will […]
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One day in Bratislava: a trip to remember

Bratislava is the capital city of Slovakia, with a population of just about 500,000 people and the only national capital that borders two sovereign states. And while Slovakia may not be a popular country or a destination you are set to visit when you go to Europe, if you are in […]
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Mikulov: A Small Vineyard Paradise

Dreaming about Moravia For a very long time, I have yearned to visit the beautiful region of Moravia in Czech Republic, my home country. Moravia is known for its picturesque scenery, delicious food, friendly and laid-back people, and most importantly, excellent wine. It lies in the southeastern corner of the […]
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Experience of nature on the traces of the historical Austria

If you live in close touch with nature and you have a fable for historical castellated buildings in which former monarchs could have lived, with high rooms and lovely balconies as well as saunas and health spas? – Yes, you are totally right in Bad Gastein, Austria. This remarkable place […]
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Protaras: City at the Cypriot borders

Protaras is touristic resort at the south-east part of Cyprus priding it self with sky-blue clean water, nice sandy beaches, many churches and plenty of 4* and 5* hotels filled with British and Russian tourists. Also due to its location being a city, close to the dividing line which is also known […]
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San Miguel de Allende: “Pueblo Magico”

San Miguel de Allende: Pueblo Mágico. During the course of my life I have traveled and experienced new places, dishes, traditions, and I have been lucky enough to share them with the people I love the most. I believe every place we visit leaves memories we will never forget, but […]
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Bukit Tabur, Malaysia: 7 Secrets of The Dragonback Trek

Not all travelers are the same. Each one travels for different reasons. Traveling cliches include to find myself, to prove myself, to find the one or to forget someone. Some, though, were just really called and born to do it… traveling just for pure adventure and love for nature. Whatever our reasons for […]
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Slovenia – Lake Bled

SLOVENIA – BLED LAKE Bled lake and island from Mala Ojstrica             Slovenia is a small country between Italy, Austria, Hungary and Croatia. It is quite often mistaken for Slovakia 😉 Even when our best athletes win, mistakes are made. SLOVENIA […]
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WELCOME TO FAIRY TALE: TOP THINGS TO DO IN PRAGUE

  Recently I’ve read a quote that said: „If European cities were a necklace, Prague would be the diamond“ and I couldn’t agree more with it.  Home to some of the best kept architecture in Europe, Prague’s monumental castle, picturesque cobblestone streets and charming spires have turned the city into […]
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Romania's Călimani Mountains: a beginner's experience

Maybe not a lot of people are aware of Romania as a country situated in the heart of Europe. Well, it is one of those countries that fill the maps and that come to knowledge only when something specific relates to it. I, for one, was born here and lived […]
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Krakow and Zakopane: Ancient and Snow-filled Poland

  Krakow- Zakopane: Ancient and Snowy Poland As a half English, half Polish girl with a mother who has always encouraged us to embrace our Slavic roots, I have spent a lot of time around the Malopolska area. My favourite places to visit is Krakow and Zakopane, two towns that […]
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Slovakia: Banska Bystrica

Slovakia: Banska Bystrica How I Came Here Most people have never heard about Banska Bystrica, or of Slovakia at all. Slovakia is a small country in the midst of Europe, the country of innumerable natural and cultural beauties.  Formerly a part of Czechoslovak Republic, Slovakia represents an undiscovered jewel of […]
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Bratislava: The Difference of an Hour

Vienna to Bratislava One of the problems of working with kids is that when you forget your iPod on a weekend trip you’re stuck spending the entire ride listening to Taylor Swift on repeat because your phones memory has space for only one album. I have no problem with Taylor, […]
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