On my last road trip around Eastern Slovakia we also visited the little town Spisske Podhradie located not far from the famous Spis castle. For both of us, me and dad, it was our first proper visit to the town. Usually in the past we would just go to admire the majesty of the Spis [...]
I bet that most people have not heard of the Spis region in Eastern Slovakia. And those who have, might know the Spis castle which is probably the biggest castle complex in Central Europe. The Spis castle (Spišský hrad) is not the only UNESCO World Heritage Site in the area, but there’s another 3 within [...]
Did you know that: There’s 5,000 to 7,000 caves in Slovakia? ONLY 18 Slovak caves are open to visitors? 44 Slovak caves are National Natural Monuments in Slovakia? 6 Slovak caves were proclaimed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites? It is said that Slovakia is the European country with the most caves per inhabitant. [...]
One of my very favorite places in Eastern Slovakia is the natural lake Morske oko situated 73 km from my home town Snina and 95 km from Kosice by car. Morske oko Slovakia is the destination we would visit the most when I was a kid. I still remember as if it was yesterday all [...]
I am not sure if you know it but there is a number of wooden churches spread around Eastern Slovakia where I was born. All of these churches are unique because originally they were built with no nails. Shame is, that due to reconstruction some nails were added to prevent churches from falling. We are [...]
During my second visit to Jerusalem, in March 2017 I decided to join a free Jerusalem Old City walking tour with Sandemans New Europe. This article is about the things I learned on the tour and found them interesting for Jerusalem first timers. Hopefully it will give you some insight into both Jerusalem Old City [...]
It’s the last day of the year 2016. Like every year, I always count my expenses and earnings to know how great I did. See? I didn’t say if I did well. I said how well I did instead. Because I know I always do well. I have secret ways to save money. Why? When I was [...]
Alex is a crazy Slovak girl who made traveling the reason of her life. In 2010 she quit her stewardess job and hasn't stopped traveling ever since. Her motto is ''I live to travel, I travel to live.'' She writes about crazy travel, fun adventures and sexy photos. Alex is also a raw vegan specialist, fitness health coach and yoga teacher.