Open Air Museum in Pribylina

Do you like the picturesque atmosphere of open-air museums? When touching the wooden walls of old houses, you feel the breath of times gone with the wind. What kind of people were sleeping on these narrow beds? What was running through heads of women when cooking a modest lunch in their brick ovens? What troubled the […]

Hiking Slovakia with kids

Slovakia is an ideal hiking spot for families with children of all age groups. Today I´m bringing you three tips for short hike trips in western Slovakia. Haluzice gorge (Haluzická tiesňava) It is a Slovakian natural landmark situated in White Carpatian mountains. It was declared a natural heritage in 1963, spreading over an area of 3.5 […]

Cycling South Moravia – Valtice

Me and my husband decided to close this summer  season cycling South Moravia – the Lednice-Valtice Cultural Landscape. This region is on the list of sights protected by UNESCO as Pálava Landscape Protected Area because Pálava is a very good quality wine grown especially in this region. As we already visited Lednice a few times before, this […]

Five reasons to visit Slovakia

Slovakia is a beautiful small country situated right in geographical heart of Europe. Its neighboring countries are Czech Republic, Austria, Poland, Hungary and Ukraine. Slovakia is about 49,000 square kilometers (19,000 sq mi) big and it has over 5 million inhabitants – mostly ethnic Slovaks. Its capital and the largest city is Bratislava. The official language here is Slovak […]

10 things to do in Venice

Venice is a city situated in the northeastern part of Italy. It consists of 117 smaller islands linked together by 409 bridges. This city literally built on water is unique in the world and you will not find another place like this one. Therefore it is listed in UNESCO. It is also called The Queen of Adriatic […]

My week in Corsica

Corsica is a quiet green French island in the Mediterranean sea situated southeast of France, west of Italy and north of Sardinia. We chose this destination to be our family summer holiday this year. After traveling to Venice from Slovakia, where we stayed two nights, we traveled by car and ferry from Italian town Savona to Bastia […]

Where to go for a picnic: Schloss Hof, Austria

Just outside Bratislava, behind Austrian border, a few minutes drive from the centre of Hainburg you will find a beautiful palace set in an even more beautiful area – Schlosshof. This former residence of Prince Eugene of Savoy breathes majestic baroque atmosphere and offers all-day walks in the beautiful gardens loved even by the emperor Maria Theresa. Neat vegetable beds, […]