Slovakia

  • Transport in Slovakia
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    Bike sharing in Bratislava, Slovakia

    Rent a bicycle You can explore Bratislava faster and cover longer distances when you use bike.  Bratislava now offers many bicycles to rent. They are yellow color and there is over 70 stations around the city. That practically means,  can you take bike from 1 station, and leave it at another station. Prices of renting bike The prices are friendly,…

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  • Transport in Slovakia
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    Traveling by bus or by train or by car in Slovakia?

    Intro Whether you think about travelling by car by bus or by train, all are good options, you just have to decide based on your budget and time. Each type of transport has its specifics, advantages and disadvantages. Buses and trains in Slovakia   Both trains and buses are safe for travelers. You can get to most of the places by train or by…

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  • Transport in Slovakia
    Taxi app promocodes, Bratislava, Slovakia

    Which taxi can I use in Bratislava, Slovakia ? – Uber in Bratislava again

    Update: UBER works in Bratislava again. Are you looking for cheapest Taxi?If you are a visitor or traveler, you know how it works with taxi drivers, unfortunately taxi drivers often cheat 🙁  If you are a visitor or tourist, taxis behave… Unfortunately just like in almost every country – if you are a tourist, or visitor, you do not know local conditions, and you are…

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  • Slovakia travel advice
    Tap water faucet

    Tap water for free in restaurants in Slovakia?

    Free water in Restaurants ? Restaurants in Slovakia shall start serving tap water for free or for a minimal price.Free tap water in restaurants helps to customers and to environment. Yes.  In our previous article  “Is tap water safe to drink in Slovakia?” I have mentioned that tap water in Slovakia is very clean, great quality and drinkable. What are the news in this area? According to European Parliament, they are now…

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  • Slovakia Accommodation
    Budget accommodation, Bratislava, Slovakia

    Best budget backpackers accommodation in Bratislava

    What is the best budget accommodation in Bratislava in Slovakia? The best bacpackers or hostel accommodation in Bratislava?  What are the best places to sleep at  in Bratislava forbudget traveller? Accommodation is one thing and its location is another. Here you are my tips for best accommodation for backpackers in Bratislava so that you have good access for sightseeing,  good price and nice place to stay.It is my view of the local…

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  • Slovakia Accommodation
    Luxury accommodation Bratislava, Slovakia

    Best luxury accommodation in Bratislava

    What is the most luxury accommodation in Bratislava in Slovakia? What are the best places to sleep at  in Bratislava? Accommodation is one thing and its location is another. Here you are my recommendation as a local who is aware of good parts and energy in the city. It is for visitors, that want to say in Bratislava and do some relax and sightseeing with good access to center with luxury accommodation. 1. Sheraton…

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  • Safety in Slovakia
    Kitchen tap water faucet, Slovakia

    Is tap water safe to drink in Slovakia?

    Natural question for many people who want to travel to Slovakia: Can I drink tap water in Bratislava or in Slovakia in general? Is it safe? Yes, you can, and you should! Slovakia is the country with one of best qualitytap water in the world. Slovakia  is the second country in Europe (after Austria) with the largest reserves of drinking water. You can easily drink water I would say anywhere.…

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  • Slovakia travel advice
    Tipping in restaurants in Slovakia

    Tipping in Slovakia

    How much shall I tip in Slovakia? It is not mandatory to tip in Slovakia. It is even normal not to tip.  But if you tip it is always nice. And how much shall you tip? It depends, on the bill , and really depends whether you are happy with the service, food, environment.5-10% tip is good to go, actually 10%…

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  • Safety in Slovakia
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    Vaccination for Slovakia

    There is no specific vaccinations that is mandatory for Slovakia.However if you take a step further in being careful  you may look in following, and I reccomend you do at least first 2 of them: Hepatitis A, B You will find this vaccination very useful wherever you travel, so just YES do it and het get vaccinated. Tetanus / Diphtheria  You may…

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  • Safety in Slovakia
    Dangerous animals in Slovakia, bear, snake, wild boar,

    Which are the dangerous animals in Slovakia?

    Slovakia is quite safe country, but when it comes to dangers we cannot say there aren’t any. Bears If you go to mountains there is a chance you may encounter a bear.Lets not overexacurate this topic, however it is posssible that you meet a bear or bear family.How to behave then? there are many articles on internet  what to do in such situations, just google…

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