Exclusive guide to the best holiday destinations in Slovakia, independent reviews from award-winning travel writers


A-Rosa Donna Danube Highlights Cruise – Bratislava

Bratislava is a gem of a city. Cobbled pedestrian streets wind through an old town displaying both Gothic and Medieval remnants as well as Baroque grand palaces

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Hotel Bankov. Kosice.

Considering Hotel Bankov was 142 years old and the oldest hotel in Slovakia by a mile, the flat screen TV and free high speed wi-fi in my room were both something of a revelation. So too come to think of it, were the crisp cotton sheets, the contemporary room furnishings and delicious interior design.

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Kosice. A Slovakian stunner.

It was raining in the charming historical centre of Kosice, but that didn’t deter the singing fountains one little bit, getting on down as they were, to the sounds of ABBA drifting across the small park. Actually, to call them singing is a little bit of a misnomer, as they don’t sing at all, more […]

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