Tag: Europe

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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In The Gardens Of Schönbrunn Palace, Vienna

Vienna is one of the most romantic cities we’ve ever been to and its majestic royal palace, Schönbrunn is our favorite getaway for romantic walks. Well, the gardens of Schönbrunn Palace in particular. The interior of the palace is gorgeous and it’s well worth a visit, but it’s the gardens where we returned to several…
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Our Visit To Château de Versailles, Paris

We’ve visited Paris for the first time this May and our most memorable day there was probably the one spent in the Palace of Versailles – or Château de Versailles in French. A whole day, you ask? Well, yes. It was not just because of our love for castles, but also because of the size…
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The Lovely Towns Of Loire Valley

Loire Valley of France made us feel that we are suddenly in a fairy tale full of romance, princesses, heroes, knights, tournaments and amazing castles of all kind. Well, the amazing castles are real and Loire Valley is famous for having so many of them – about 50 castles in the region! But they are not…
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A Place Called Slovak Paradise

Out of Slovakia’s 9 national parks Slovak Paradise (or in Slovak: Slovensky Raj) definitely has the coolest name. It would be hard to argue with this naming as this small park is a real paradise with its lush forests, wild creeks, adventurous ravines, glens and waterfalls. Could you see yourself climbing up to the top…
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Visiting Eggenberg Palace, Graz

Sometimes things don’t work out as you imagined. And if you think it can only be a bad thing, you are wrong. (Did I just write that down? I should repeat it to myself a couple of times.) Discovering beautiful Eggenberg Palace was definitely not a bad thing. We went to Styria, this mountainous state…
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4 Days In Paris, France

Paris was not love at first sight. Not even at second. Actually, we are still not sure how we feel about Paris. They say that people either love or hate Paris, but I think we have a love & hate relationship with it. It shocked us on our first day. Then we started liking it.…
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