About the Poles without the Poles

When visiting Warsaw we spent a couple of days as guests of a slovak-polish family. Marta, our host, comes from Slovakia and has been living in Warsaw for five years now. We could not resist to place her a couple of questions in order to find out, what is her point of view of the […]

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How far would you walk?

By what means do you normally travel in order to reach your holiday destination? By car? By plane? By train? By bus? I can imagine that it usually depends on how far your holiday destination is. Now, can you imagine that you would walk that distance? In Lithuania we met a guy from Finland. He […]

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Why did Poland surprise us?

Poland was the first country we crossed on our way to Gibraltar through Nordkapp. Of course, we crossed the boarder with some prejudices. All Slovaks have certain stereotypes related to this neighbour country and its inhabitants. Poland and the Polish poeple however surprised us in many regards. Here are the top ones.   Green cities […]

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Three things I’ve realized in Auschwitz

  The worst fences are those we built in our minds “Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”  This quote of George Santayana welcomes all visitors of the Auschwitz museum. The current situation in many European countries initiates a question though whether to remember is enough. I guess, it is […]

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Slovakia at a glance

Recently we got an opportunity to make a sightseeing flight. A small airplane took us over a territory staked out by Little Carpathians, Modra, Smolenice, and Trnava. We enjoyed the sightseeing from the air and realized some interesting facts. Slovakia is indeed beautiful. This country has a plenty of cultural and natural sights we as Slovaks can […]

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Interviews from abroad – Anna from Tuscany where everything can be managed

If Tuscany someday enchants you to such extent that you decide to go there, maybe you will meet a nice, always positive minded Slovak with catchy laugh, Anna Sterbakova. Anna moved to Tuscany with her husband who is Italian and together they run a cosy agriturismo Tenuta Branca (www.tenutabranca.com). Apart from that they also produce olive […]

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