Croatia has relinquished to Slovenia the top billing as the favored destination for Czech tourists, according to news last week. With more than eight hundred and thirty thousand travellers from Czech Republic in 2015, Slovenia slid into the number one spot, according to the Czech Statistical Office.
A bit of bad news for Poland and Slovakia, a referendum vote from the Polish city of Krakow carried out May 26 tells of citizens in the Polish city wanting to withdraw a bid for the Winter Olympic Games in 2022, part of which was to have taken place in Slovakia.
The Košice Music Spring is the biggest classical music festival in Slovakia. Held in Košice, the music fest is a one week affair for 2014 from April through dates in May. Founded in 1956, the festival is one of the oldest music festivals in Slovakia and is considered the highlight of Kosice’s concert season.
Bratislava, the beautiful capital of Slovakia, will host one of the most interesting events of the Fall: DonauFEST 2013. The event will begin, on the waves of Jazz, Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 16:30 local hour. With stellar concerts, and the participation of the mayor of Bratislava, the first day will introduce to the public […]
Still going on in Slovakia, the annual Košice Day celebrations have been extended over nine days up until May 8th. This, the 19th year of the eastern Slovakian city is highlighted by the folklore, history, gastronomy, sport, and culture of this fascinating place.
For visitors to Bratislava an exhibition now showing at BIBIANA, International House of Art for Children offers a playful take on food and eating. S JEDLOM SA (NE)HRÁME is an unusual conduit to telling kids about cooking, dining history, and traditions that actually help humans maintain a healthy body. Rudding through May 9th, the event is but one in the wonderful venue dedicated to children.
Visitors to Bratislava, Slovakia have an opportunity to catch pop diva Beyonce Knowles in concert this evening. The legendary star landed this morning in the capital in her private jet.
The Winter Food Festival takes place this January 15 and February 15, showing off the top restaurants in Slovakia’s guide, Gurmán na Slovensku ( Gourmet in Slovakia). The festival presents restaurateur talents in atmosphere, professionalism, and of course, the extraordinary food of the country.
The Slovakian city of Kosice has kicked off the beginning of its year as “European Capital of Culture 2013” with a host of activities taking place to mark the occasion this weekend.
As the European Capital of Culture (ECOC) is a European initiative, the Košice project aims to foster though creative cultural and economic initiatives. The Košice staff motto is: “We support creativity.” Košice, a city already known for its rich history and developed industry, plans to “also become the centre of creativity and a new future for young, creative people who wish to live and work in our city, which is their home.” The city established the non-profit organization, Košice – European Capital of Culture 2013.
Are you looking for a holiday with a difference? Guest author Vicky recommends 3 of the best adventure holiday destinations in Europe and some of the hair raising activities you can do whilst there.
If you visit Bratislava at the end of April, take a few hours to visit the beautiful Flora Bratislava, a world of colors and fragrance at the Incheba exhibition grounds.
The skiing is better in Tignes but Jasna is cheaper and offers more variety
For any backpacker, experienced or not, adventuring on the Gerlach Peak without a guide is an unnecessary risk.
For those visiting Slovakia this week, the open air Pohoda Music Festival kicks off on this Thursday 7, July – Saturday the 9th of July. One of the largest such events in Slovakia, the festival features alternative music, rock, pop, dance music, world music, house, techno, drum and bass, hip hop, and even dance and literature workshops.