With the fall of the Soviet Union, Central Europe has opened up to Western tourists. Alongside the return of the old favourites, Communism has become a tourist attraction. John Guzdek provides a guide to the new Communist East.
Dave Hogan's plan was to hike up to a mountain chalet, go the easy trail up, stay the night, then amble the same way back down. What do you think happened? Clue - several times he laughed out loud Read more
The Basics Country: Slovakia Where is it: Slovakia is located in central Europe, south of Poland. Why do people go here: Lots of museums, lots of castles and lots of hiking. What are the main entry points: Trains from Hungary, Austria and the Czech Republic to Bratislava are common Currency used: Slovak koruna Country Code […] Read more
As all of you know, European countries are dominated by their capitals. Slovakia is represented by Bratislava and benefiting from its place between Vienna and Budapest, Bratislava is slowly receiving the attention it deserves. Calling itself (as all central European capitals do) the heart of Europe, Bratislava remains in the inner circle of Central European […] Read more