Slovakia in pictures: Erasmus edition p.3!

This time we have asked our well travelled friend from Poland to share his experience from Slovakia. Gorgeous mountains, water basins, lakes, forrests, beatiful city centres – Slovakia seems to have it all! If you need some inspiration for your future holidays, check these ones out!

Which ones of these places have you visited yourself? Let us know in the comments below! 🙂


NEWS from SLOV:SLOV (22-28 Feb)

Currently happening in SLOVENIA:

  • Hotel Park Ljubljana is the first hotel in Slovenia which achieved the prestigious certification Travelife. A hotel with the “green” heart with the motto “reduce, reuse, recycle ” can be only successful, right? They are planning to create a herb garden on the hotel’s rooftop in the future. 
  • Congratulations to ManuElla for being the chosen representative of Slovenia in this year’s EMA in Stockholm. The Slovenian selection took place in Ljubljana for the Eurovision Song Contest. 
  • At Postojna Cave one of the female olms, who are also known as “baby dragons”, has laid 24 eggs in the aquarium. This is a very rare event and the biologists are super excited about it.


Currently happening in SLOVAKIA:

  • Be careful if you are traveling in Slovakia, new timetables and schedules are valid now. So check the lines twice before you enter the train!
  • The bridge Valy, which is a part of D3 highway in Kysuce, will become the highest  bridge not only in Slovakia but also in the whole Central Europe. Looking forward to see it!
  • New farmers market opened in Bratislava’s New Town on February 24. Sounds delicious and healthy!


What is happening right now? (14-21 Feb)

In Slovenia:

  • Congratulations to Peter Prevc for taking the Gold at Ski Flying World Championships! The jump was just amazing, check it out!
  • The Old vine symbolizes the rich wine culture of Maribor and the region Štajerska in general. Maribor’s Old vine is the oldest vine in the world. Believe it or not, the vine was planted more than 400 years ago! You can also visit some events organized in honor of the Old vine.
  • Slovenia is one of the partner countries of Belgrade Tourism Fair on February 18-21, 2016, the largest tourism event in Serbia and Southeastern Europe.


In Slovakia:

  • Teachers are striking in numerous schools all over Slovakia. There are also lectures and discussions about the school system being given, the The Faculty of Philosophy at the Comenius University in Bratislava.
  • 12 beautiful girls were chosen for the beauty competition Miss Slovensko 2016.
    You can check out the candidates HERE!
    The hard choice is ahead of the Slovaks: which of these ladies will get the crown of the beauty queen in the end?