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Our First Blogiversary

Wow. Here we are. One year just flied. We published our first blog post on exactly this day a year before and we were so excited. We are still excited! Guess this means we are on a good track – for the most part. One year doesn’t seem long and we still feel that we…
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High Tatras Of Slovakia: 10 Fun Facts

The reason that not everyone in the world is as deeply in love with the High Tatras as us is probably that most people have never heard about it. We’ve already collected some reasons to love it and now it’s time to share some interesting facts. So here’s what you didn’t know about the High…
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Sequoia National Park, The Biggest Trees On Earth

California is the land of giants. It’s the home of coast redwoods, the tallest trees on Earth and their relatives, the sequoias. Sequoias are not the tallest nor the widest trees, but the overall volume of their trunk makes them the biggest trees on Earth. Their only home in the world is California’s Sierra Nevada…
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Bled vs Bohinj, Slovenia

Slovenia has only one national park, Triglav. But that’s a real treasure! A mountain paradise with snowcapped peaks and magically green lakes, creeks and waterfalls. Its most easily accessible areas are around Lake Bled and Lake Bohinj, two big, famous and pretty lakes. Usually it’s hard for us to decide which places we love the…
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Colorful Gardens Of Château de Villandry

Visiting the castles of Loire Valley this May was like sneaking into a fairy tale. Though we couldn’t decide which is our favorite castle, castle gardens definitely have a winner: the gardens of Château de Villandry. Actually, our main reason to visit Villandry was its gardens. They shine in their original Renaissance design and oh,…
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10 Reasons To Fall In Love With The High Tatras

High Tatras (in Slovak: Vysoké Tatry) National Park is one of the 9 national parks in Slovakia. It’s the oldest, the most-visited and the best-known. And it’s our favorite! The temptation is strong to call it an off-the-beaten-path paradise, but it would sound funny from me as a Hungarian. Because half of Hungary is hanging…
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Architecture Highlights: Little Blue Church, Bratislava

Famous churches are usually enormous and impressive… Hordes of tourists can be found around them. Not the Little Blue Church of Bratislava. First of all, as its name says, it’s little. Also, few people know about it. Slovakia’s capital, Bratislava is not among the most visited European cities, anyway. And Little Blue Church is not…
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Hornad Canyon – Falcon Valley Loop, Slovak Paradise

Slovak Paradise National Park (Národný park Slovenský raj) is a real paradise for outdoor and adventure lovers. It has several narrow glens and valleys, charming clear creeks and waterfalls which offer shorter and longer hikes both easy and more challenging ones. Ladders, platforms and iron steps built-in the rock make it possible to explore these…
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A Castle Carved Into Rock: Predjama, Slovenia

It looks like this year is the year of castles for us as we visited so many of them in several European countries. Who would have thought that small Predjama Castle hidden somewhere in south-central Slovenia will turn out to be one of the most memorable ones? We were very excited to visit giant and…
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