Topics of interest
Easter - a celebration of life
The Easter time is great almost for everyone, whether for relaxation, entertainment or spiritual point of view. Today's society is connected with this holiday, especially so-called "birch rod and pouring by water", when the echoes of our homes every year whoop girls hiding from the wicked pouring.
SK: Beauties of Slovakia Celebrate 100 Years
100 years ago, the magazine Krásy Slovenska was founded, to this day the oldest continuously published magazine in Slovakia. It is dedicated to the natural beauties and cultural attractions of Slovakia, tourism, tourism, mountaineering, caving, nature conservation and traditions.
SK, INFOFEST – The World Gathered Around in Liptovský Mikuláš for The Third Time
This year, locals as well as visitors to the city had the opportunity to visit the international travel festival Infofest 2020, which during the first weekend of September brought not only the experiences of professional travelers, but also a remarkable accompanying program.
SK, Trnava: Known and Unknown Through the Eyes of Matej Bel
Accept our invitation to visit the historical Trnava, which will lead us to the "famous gem of Hungary" – Matej Bel. Discover with him the unknown corners of the city and its history, and let's get carried away by the atmosphere of Trnava streets in the eighteenth century.
SK, Orava – Hrustinska Prevodovka
Few weeks ago there was an interesting event in picturesque Hrustin, a town in Orava, called the Hrustinska Prevodovka, which we didn’t want to miss. What we have seen and experienced will be revealed on the lines below.
CZ, Floods 2013: Day by Day – VIDEO
Apocalypse in the Czech Republic – this could be a one name for events of couple of last days. Large floods hit the Czech Republic with a similar intensity as in the year 2002. That year the water level was so high as it was a hundred year water. The Czech Republic was better prepared than before, despite all of effort water caused heavy damages in the country.
Russia: Vladivostok – At the End of a Long Journey I
When I hear Vladivostok I think of something monumental, distant, decayed in a Soviet way and, at the same time, impressive. Something I naturally want to explore. What is interesting about Vladivostok, the terminal of the Trans-Siberian railway? We will try to answer this question now.
CZ, Prague: The Ďáblice Observatory – Closer to Stars – VIDEO
Hopefully the last snow of this winter fell but it created a wonderful atmosphere around the observatory in Ďáblice located on a hill called Na vyhlídce in Ďáblický háj. The observatory is small but enchanting with antiquity of its furnishing such as it’s the First Republic telescopes.
CZ, Prague: How Are Preparations to the Showjumping Season – VIDEO
Spring is playing with us. One day it is 16 degrees Celsius the other it’s snowing. However, it changes nothing about the fact spring, the most beautiful of all seasons of the year, is coming. Not only people but animals as well can sense it.
Do You Know That? Hashima – Japanese Ghost Island
One of the strangest places in the world, Hashima Island, is located not far away from one of the most important Pacific ports, Nagasaki. What happened to the place that had one of the highest population densities in the world and today is a memorial of thousands of dead miners in its coalmines.
CZ, Ctěnice Castle: The Art of Blacksmith Masters – VIDEO
A blacksmith has arrived to stables of Ctěnice Riding Club. It isn’t something unusual. Every hoof needs his attention once in two months. However, we were there with our camcorder and we prepared a minidocumentary about good old blacksmith craft. We inspected the work of Jaroslav Kaufner.
Do You Know That? A Legend Called Vindobona II
The train that has been connecting Europe more than half-a-century, an important traffic route that, as one of very few European railroads was unique because of its tailor-made trains.
Do You Know That? A Legend Called Vindobona I.
There are only few trains that are remembered as much as Vindobona. For more than 60 years it connects three countries, their capital cities and their people. What were the history and the present of the most overused middle-European route?
Slovakia, Poprad: Tatry Railway I.
Tatra electric railway as we know it today, keeps only a piece of the rich history of this unique monument. In the following lines we look at the development of the first trolley in the world to contemporary electrified railway.
Do You Know That? Somali Mogadishu Today And Tomorrow II.
The city, which story we have in terms of historical context outlined in the first part of our contribution, entered into closer awareness of the early 90 years primarily as a place of immense suffering, chaos and lawlessness. What was later fate and will its people live in better time? This and much more you can know.
Do You Know That? Somali Mogadishu Today And Tomorrow I.
Black Hawk Down - a memorable message of the cult classic war film bearing the same name, whose action story takes place just on the streets of this East African capital, famous for its poverty, cruelty and crime.
SR: A Journey From Silver To Jewelry
Slovakia is a country that is rich not only for natural beauty, but also in mineral wealth hidden in the bowels of many a picturesque village or town. Among the most famous is certainly Kremnica mining town, Banská Štiavnica or villages Spania Dolina and Hodruša - Hamry.
Do You Know That? Kurdistan
Probably everyone heard about this country, where is but few who really knows where lies the territory of which so vividly portraying Karl May in his story Kara ben Nemsi - Wild Kurdistan.
Do You Know That? USA: New York I. – Muzeums The BEST
The third stop will be the museum's famous gallery of modern art, also known as the Guggenheim Museum with its extensive collection of mainly abstract art, architecture, design and other artistic styles.
Do You Know That? USA: New York I. – Muzeums The BEST
On the area bigger than a square mile is the largest concentration of museums in the world - welcome to the East Side neighbourhood, part of intellectuals, artists and museums of all kinds.
Do You Know That? USA: New York - Museum On The Aircraft Carrier
Next stop in one of the most spectacular cities in the world, takes us to board the aircraft carrier, unusual museums of aerospace and navy under one roof, or rather the deck.
Do You Know That? USA: New York - Bronx
Rough neighborhood, at least as it describes the overwhelming majority of the directors of films for which this district and was a hotbed of organized crime, drug underworld gangs and murder. What's the truth and it the reality corresponds its reputation?
Do You Know That? USA: New York - Stop In Harlem
A short stop in the district where on the beginning of the century was looming face of jazz as well as his career protagonists, Ella Fitzgerald and Duke Ellington. The place that until recently was labeled as criminal lair, which is not advisable to attend at night and then only during the day in a locked car...
Do You Know That? USA: Broadway Musical
As we all know, Broadway, running somewhat parallel across the regular and the streets of New York Avenue, is the famous place of theaters and musical programs.
Do You Know That? USA – On The New York Street
Another next stops cross USA we addresses to one of the major cities of the world - New York City. Maybe it will stop short, often conveying a sense of my essence and atmosphere of this kind of city. However, I believe that despite the absence of accurate descriptive information you take over something from my experience.
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