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9 Things to do in winter

9 Things to do in winter in Slovakia

If you plan to visit Slovakia between December and March you are probably looking for an answer to the question “What to do in Slovakia in winter?”. Winter is definitely not a boring season here in Slovakia. We prepared a list of the most interesting activities that you can do here in that time of the year. The best areas to visit in winter are probably the mountainous areas in…

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Where to go for a weekend skiing getaway?

What if you try skiing in Slovakia this winter? Slovakia is probably not so well known, but it has everything you need for a weekend skiing getaway. In Slovakia you can ski in numerous skiing resorts. Some of them are great for beginners to improve their skills and some are great for advanced and experienced skiers. The best ski resorts in Slovakia are definitely Jasna Ski Resort in the Low…

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Where to go skiing in Slovakia?

When you hear the word „skiing“, I bet „the Alps“ is the first area that comes into your mind. But here in Slovakia we have some great skiing resorts as well. They are not as big and the ski pistes are not as long as in the Alps, but even though it is still possible to spend a great skiing holidays in Slovakia. Whether you are a beginner, advanced skier,…

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FAQs about group hiking trips

If you are thinking of joining one of our hiking trips, I´d like to present you more details about these events in this blog post. Maybe you would like to ask questions like: What are the other participants like? Am I able to do all the hikes? What is the program of the trip like? How much am I going to spend? What´s the accommodation like? WHAT ARE THE PARTICIPANTS…

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How to get from Krakow to Slovakia?

Traveling from Krakow to Slovakia may be a challenge. The public transportation between Poland and Slovakia remains still the worst amongst all our other neighbors, even though a lot of people need to get from one country to another. The need of better transport connections is even higher as the Krakow Airport is developing extremely quickly nowadays and lot of travelers decide to fly to Krakow. Travel by Bus Krakow…

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4 Benefits of Self-guided walking holidays in Slovakia

Have you heard about it before or does it sound like a crazy idea? It´s ideal form of holidays for group of friends, couples or families. There are several benefits of self-guided walking holidays. 1. Independence If you prefer to be independent during your walking holidays, you should consider self-guided holidays. During self-guided holidays, you stay independent from the group of other travellers and from the guide. You are the…

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The best places to see in Slovakia

Slovakia is a fairly small country. What is a pity on one hand, but on the other hand, you can explore it in couple of days and visit all of the most impressive places. 1 BRATISLAVA The capital city. It´s a fairly small capital city, with about 500 thousand inhabitants. My most favourite part (and of the majority of people as well) is the Old Town, because of the old…

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Camping can help you to sleep more

Have you heard that? The US scientists (who else, right?) have found, that camping can improve your sleeping habits or even help to cure the insomnia. What is the secret? You should pack off to the mountains without lights and all your electrical gadgets. It will help you to reset your internal clocks. All the artificial lights in our homes are changing our habits and the light is unnaturally extending…

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What travellers like in Slovakia – Part 1

Guiding and spending time with travellers from abroad has an undisputable advantage. They see Slovakia with their own eyes and sometimes they notice things, that I can´t realize after living my whole life here. I learned, that even things that really grind my (and others) gears can be considered as amazing by foreign travellers. Sometimes I´m really surprised and delighted at the same time. I bet a lot of Slovaks will not agree with the…

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5 things to think about before hiking in winter

The majority of people consider hiking rather as a summer than winter activity. But, if it´s colder and snow outside, it doesn´t mean you cannot go to the mountains. The difference is, that the weather is cooler, the days are shorter, the hiking trails are covered with snow and ice and the part of the hiking trails are closed in some of the mountain ranges. For example, in the High Tatras,…