Coming up November 23rd and 24th in Bratislava at the Little Carpathian Viticultural Area, the 19th Annual Open Cellars Day promises great wine, food, and friends.
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.
Autumn is a special time of the year anywhere, but certainly in Europe. In the heart of the “old continent” hundreds of quaint, charming and often inspiring hotels stays await. Here’s a small selection of places our staff has either stayed or heard of via word of mouth. From Austria to Romania, this time of […]
It used to be that travelers flocked to London, Paris and Rome, while the great cities of Eastern Europe remained off the typical tourist’s itinerary. Things have changed, and now more visitors are heading to Eastern Europe than ever before.
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.
A wonderful initiative by Google did not make the headline news like most of the Mountain View Internet giant’s moves. But the “Google on a Slovak note” program will not only help preserve some fantastic Slovakian culture and folklore, it will also help inform people of this magical country’s customs and history.
Winter has set in for everyone in the Northern Hemisphere on Mother Earth. And for the traveler, visions of the next great journey away from inherent cabin fever are surely arising now. Discover Europe! Your sixth travel sense may be saying, and what better way than traversing most of it, in comfort, and style. Is this a sales pitch? Well no, we don’t work for Avalon Waterways, we just know travel. Read on, this is good stuff.
Everyone has in their mind’s eye, one heck of a lot of pretty destination pictures. White sandy beaches, panoramic mountain vistas, sunsets and sunrises galore, even a pretty girl strolling down a shopping street, these are but a few variations on a theme. Today we would like to add to your mental (maybe even Pinterest) […]
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.
Today’s Argo discovery takes us to Facebook and a search for all things beautiful. In today’s case, models and actresses you may have, but probably did not know before. Legendary for many things, Eastern Europe is, if anything marvelous at all, home of some of the world’s most beautiful women. Let’s show off some of them from Facebook’s profiles, shall we?
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
Steeped in history and tradition and offering sights and sounds found no where else in the world, Eastern Europe is home to exotic cities and a beautiful landscape boasting famous rivers, towering mountains and incomparable beaches. Add to these draws a lower budget demand than travel to many other parts of the world and the lure of rugged Slovakia, quaint Romania and other Eastern European destinations can become almost overwhelming!