Devin castle is a wonderful day (or half-day) trip from bratislava.. it's just over 120 kilometres far, which means about 20 minutes by car/bus or 90 minutes by boat (but only 30 minutes back). The... more
The Slavin War Memorial is surrounded by many gravestones of fallen Soviet soldiers, who died during the liberation battle against the Nazis in WWII.
Some of the gravestones are adorned with black... more
go to the SAD bus station, find a bus to Trnava, and pay the driver the 50 or 60 crowns to get there. Takes about an hour to get there, Once you get off the bus. Look to the North West and there will... more
Of course this is not 'off the beaten path' as such, especially if you have to use it.
But I suspect most people will walk bu the building without noticing its rather lovely architecture (albeit now... more
A modern art museum built on a dam in the Danube. Sounds odd? It is. However, it is great fun and a easy way to get out of Bratislava for some time.
Use public transport: take bus no. 91 (Bratislava... more
To cross the river and take a walk in Sad Janka Krala is a nice off the beaten paths :) activity. It used to be here the small funfair where I rode a centrifuge first time. This bank of the river... more
Hello dear VTers, my name is Joseph and I am carp from the river Danube living in Bratislava. I would show you and tell you about my city and place where I swim long years already... I remember the......
When I quit my job in Charlotte, North Carolina in May of 2004, I knew that I would have a month to travel. My plan was to go see my family in Philadelphia and then to take off for Germany and Austria...
Bratislava (variously called as Europe's smallest big city, or a Big small city etc) is the capital city of Slovakia and the country's largest city. It lies on both banks of the the river Danube. It...