Tips for trips
SK, Orava Region: Weekend Full of Experiences
The ski season is on and this year’s winter is not only rich on snow but also many beautiful sunny days. So as soon as we had a free weekend we moved off to nature at least for few days. Our steps led to Orava, one of the most beautiful regions in Slovakia.
SK, High Tatras – Zamkovského Cottage
In our journey across cottages in the High Tatras will continue even today. This time we move to the mouth of Malá Studená valley to Zamkovského cottage (1475 meters above the sea level) built by Štefan Zamkovský in 1943.
Slovenia: By Cableway on Vogel
So here we are, the last part of our trip across Slovenia. Again we woke up to a cloudy morning but this time it didn’t rain at least. There was an easy trip by a cableway on Vogel and from there we would continue by walk to a vantage point Točka.
SK, High Tatras – Rocky Cottage (Skalnatá chata)
Today we will continue in our tour de cottages in Tatras. This time we will go to the Rocky Cottage (1751 meters above the sea level) that is located under the second highest peak of the High Tatras – Lomnický peak – and above the settlement of Tatranská Lomnica.
Slovenia: Lake Bohinj and the Nearby Savica Falls
Today we will again go to admire beauties of Slovenian nature. From Lake Bled we will move to not less fascinating Lake Bohinj where we will see also the Savica Falls.
SK, High Tatras – Cottage by Zelené pleso II
Dear readers, today we will return again to the Cottage by Zelené pleso. In the previous article we talked about its predecessor – Egida’s cottage, its construction, reconstruction and other hardships. Today we will focus on the fate of the cottage itself. The cottage remained until present something like a guardian of Zelené pleso.
Slovenia: Exceptionally Beautiful Bled Gorge
If you ever visit Slovenia, do not miss a visit of a beautiful Bled Gorge that is located only few kilometers from well-known Bled.
CZ: Ašsko – Natural Gem of Bohemia with a Mysterious Past
Do you look for a good trip tip? Are you fond of untouched nature and landscape? Do you like to travel by bicycle? Do you like calm tourism and interesting routs? Do you admire historical milestones of the Czech history? Go to the most western parts of Bohemia, they have a lot to offer.
Slovenia: Delightful Lake and the Town of Bled of the Same Name– Pt III
We woke up to beautiful, however, calm morning. We ate something, checked our backpack if there were things necessary since we intended to spend the whole day out, and we set out to the lake. That day we decided to visit a church on the island in the middle of the lake and spend the afternoon in the town.
Italy: Venice – World Famous Carnival
Carnevale di Venezia, the Carnival in Venice, is the most famous Carnival in Europe. Every year it drags myriads of visitors from all-around the world.
SK, Cottages in the Tatras – From the Past to the Present II
In the previous article we began walking our tour of knowledge about cottages in the Tatras. We found out how they developed from simple sheds to regular cottages that are mostly parts of some settlements today. Now we will move a step ahead. We will examine the past not that distant.
Slovenia: Delightful Lake and the Town of Bled of the Same Name– Part II
Today we will not move anywhere. We will spend the whole day in Bled, a town that is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Slovenia. We will set out for a visit of one of the most beautiful and precious landmarks. We will see a monumental castle on a cliff above Lake Bled and we will visit a local market.
Slovenia: Beautiful Lake Bled and a Town of the Same Name I. Part
As we decided to spend few days in Slovenia it wouldn’t go without visiting probably the most Slovenian lake Bled. The lake is considered one of Slovenian symbols. This beautiful lake is located in the eastern part of Julian Alps right by a noisy town of the same name.
Slovenia: Predjama Castle (Predjamski grad)
Slovenian Predjama Castle is undoubtedly one of the most fascinating castles in the world. It is hidden in a town of the same name, which is only 10 kilometers away from Postojna, a popular tourist town known for its unique cave system.
Slovenia: Postojna – A Unique Postojna Cave
Postojna town is located in southwest Slovenia. Fans of traveling and the nature know the town thanks to its unique cave system – Postojnska jama. We managed to visit this natural sight at the end of summer. Frankly, it was a wonderful experience.
SR, Pribylina: Považská Forest Railroad
Not far away from Liptovský Hrádok is situated the newest and the most visited nature museum in Slovakia – Liptov Village Museum in Pribylina. We have already written something about this museum, however, we will look more in detail on its static exposition of a former Povážská Forest Railroad (Považská lesná železnica).
We always just travel throughout Slovenia, maybe the reason was we were in hurry to get to Croatia or on our way back home. Even we have heard a lot about its beauties, we never managed to find few days or hours, at least, to stop and explore. At last, we changed it and a part of a late summer vacation we spent in Slovenia.
SR, Nitra: Agrokomplex – Unusual Exhibition Ground
Dear readers, today we would like to introduce you the largest exhibition grounds in Slovakia – Agrokomplex. It is opened during the whole year and in every season of the year it has something to offer its visitors. We believe we will convince you about that in the following article.
SR, Bratislava: Prehistory Comes Alive
People spend their free time usually on hills skiing, drinking hot beverages at Christmas fairs or just sitting at home watching TV. This time we would like to invite you to the museum. Not long ago there has been opened an exposition. We think, you can look forward to seeing it. We can guarantee that.
SR, Poprad: Tatranian Crossroad – VIDEO
From the list of cities we traveled throughout on our way from Prague to High Tatras Poprad seems to be one of the most beautiful cities. Its beauty is even bigger thanks to a background performed by High Tatras, hanging above the city as some kind of poster.
SR, Skalica: The Baťa Canal
Enchanting town of Skalica lies on southwestern corner of Slovakia. The Town is known for its historical sights, tradition of vinery and its local specialty – Skalický trdelník (a type of sweet snack made from meal). Except for these attractions and beauties of nature of near Chvojnická Hilly Area, the locality can offer visitors also an unusual tourist attraction – the Baťa Canal.
SR, Štrbské Pleso: Slovakian Glacier Pride – VIDEO
Every true Czechoslovak visited Štrbské Pleso. This Slovakian prides is located in High Tatras and is strictly demarcated by nature. It requires no physical endurance and despite cold it is a cozy place opened to everyone who comes to see it.
CZ: Relax Weekends in a Historical Environment
In recent years has been growing a popularity of relax weekends. After a hard workweek it is good to spend a nice weekend at some hotel specialized on wellness. Maybe you even didn’t know that you could enjoy your recess in a historical environment, or, even better, at castle…
SR: Tatranská Lomnice: Horalfest 2012 – We Were There
Again after two years had been held a popular and extraordinary Slovakian festival devoted to amateur production on mountains – Horalfest. Dozens of visitors, Slovakia movie premieres, interesting workshops, and amazing atmosphere – this is what enhanced the motto of the festival – Found yourself in mountains.
USA: New York – Studying English as a Great Opportunity to Discover the City and to Enhance Language Skills
New York is known as the City that never sleeps or the Big Apple. It is the largest city in the United States that is also the world center for commerce and finances, and has a significant influence in fashion, education, politics or art.
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