Even if you’re not the kind of traveler who wants to check off as many destinations as possible in a week-long vacation, you might get restless staying in one place for that long. With some cities, you not only have the option of visiting another region, you can also stamp your passport by going to […]
Tag Archives: Slovakia
The Carpathian Mountains run from Western Slovakia, near Bratislava, all the way to Transylvania in Romania. Slovakia was formerly behind the Iron Curtain, and part of the sprawling Austro-Hungarian Empire prior to World War I. Then it separated from Czechoslovakia to become its own country. Does Slovakia have an identity of its own? The locals […]
You’ve heard it a lot in the last few months: Europe is cheaper than it’s been in a long time. The time to go is now. But Europe is a big place. So where should you visit to make the most of the strong dollar?
Traveling Europe can be surprisingly affordable if you don’t mind skimping on certain luxuries and avoiding the west in favor of the cheaper nations of the east. The continent has plenty on offer that won’t break your bank account, but you have to know where to look. If you’re strapped for cash and want the […]
River cruises have rapidly grown in popularity over the past few years. For people who are avid cruisers it’s a way to see different cities they can’t visit via a traditional ocean cruise. However, the intimate and interactive nature of river cruising is now appealing to travelers who have never set foot on a cruise […]
Editor’s Note: Our intrepid bridge-loving artist, Jodi, is reporting back on her recent trip to Bratislava and Slovakia. You can read about Jodi’s previous jaunts in Slovakia here and here. Bratislava is a perfect blend of Eastern European history and contemporary style. Not many travelers have an opinion (favorable or otherwise) about Bratislava, and yet […]