Tag: Slovakia

Monthly Recap: December 2018

We’ve just arrived home from a sparkling, freezing (and occasionally stormy) winter wonderland! And December is the time for Christmas, Christmas markets, lots of chocolate and delicious home-cooked meals, and all things good. It was a great month. Highlights Winter hiking in Slovakia. We’ve spent a lot of time hiking in the beautiful mountains of…
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Hiking In Kôprová Valley In The High Tatras

I was doing a research about waterfalls in Slovakia. Because one can never get enough of pretty waterfalls, right? At least we can’t. So we were happy to figure there’s a large waterfall in that part of the High Tatras we haven’t been yet. Naturally, it became the main scene of our next weekend getaway.…
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Best Day Hikes In Slovakia’s Little Fatra

When we first visited Little Fatra (or Malá Fatra in Slovak) two years ago, we knew we would return. But we had no idea that this lush green, rocky mountain range will be one of our favorite weekend getaways. The more trails we explore, the more it tempts us back again. Home to Little Fatra…
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Wonderful Autumn Landscapes From The High Tatras

Though we are always sad to see another summer flying by, autumn has a nice comfort to offer: colorful autumn leaves and landscapes. This is the time to enjoy the warm yellow, orange and brown colors before the landscape turns into bare and grey. We like walking in Budapest and looking for the first autumn…
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Monthly Recap: September 2018

Even though we didn’t have any travel plans for September, it ended up being quite busy. Actually, we didn’t spend a single weekend at home. And we did what we always promise ourselves to do more and then always forget: we spent some time in our backyard. We did three days trips from Budapest this…
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Veľké Biele Pleso – Zelené Pleso In The Belianske Tatras, Slovakia

The Belianske Tatras (or Belianske Tatry in Slovak) is the Eastern mountain range of the Tatras and probably the least busy region in the High Tatras National Park. It’s mostly built of limestone and dolomite and it hosts the only cave in the High Tatras: Belianska Cave. It offers a variety of hiking trails, most…
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Monthly Recap: August 2018

We are sad to see this beautiful summer go. Okay, we usually are. Spring and summer are our favorite half of the year, and we spend as much of it outdoors as we can – often hiking somewhere in the mountains. Just like it happened in August. Highlights Returning to Slovenia. Ever since we’ve been…
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Romantic Ruins On A Lonely Hill: Spiš Castle, Slovakia

If Czechia is the country of elegant châteaux in Eastern Europe, then Slovakia is the country of dramatic ruins standing on lonely hilltops. The largest and most famous of them is Spiš Castle (Spišský hrad in Slovak). It’s also a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1993. Our first impression It was quite impressive even from…
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3 Lakes From Tatranská Polianka, High Tatras: Velické Pleso – Dlhé Pleso – Zamrznuté Pleso

We already have two posts about two different “3 Lakes Trail” in Slovakia’s High Tatras. Well, here’s a third one. Of all the trails we explored there, this one seemed to be the least known. Starting from the village of Tatranská Polianka, this route actually leads far into the heart of the wilderness. But we…
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