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Category Archives: Slovakia

Where to Find the Legendary Lipizzan Horses

Where to Find the Legendary Lipizzan Horses

Even if you’ve never heard of Lipizzan horses, you probably know what they look like. These beautiful white horses are practically the stuff of legend. The breed dates back to the 16th century, when they were intended for the Hapsburg royal family. A village in modern-day Slovenia, Lipica, or Lipizza in Italian, provided the name. While both… Continue Reading

Don’t Miss Devin Castle in Bratislava

Don’t Miss Devin Castle in Bratislava

One of the oldest castles in Slovakia, Devin Castle in Bratislava is an interesting site that many visitors to the capital unfortunately miss out on, even though it’s only about 10 minutes from Old Town. While it may not be as stately as Bratislava Castle, it’s well worth seeing. Not only because Devin is an incredibly atmospheric spot that will… Continue Reading

European Fall Festival Guide 2015

European Fall Festival Guide 2015

Autumn is a gorgeous time to visit Europe. Crowds have thinned, sunny days are still a possibility, and the locals are back from their summer holidays, giving cities a more lived-in vibe. Plus, cultural calendars are bursting with events after the summer shutdown. Here’s a roundup of some of the best festivals and events in… Continue Reading

EU Enlargement 10th Anniversary

10 Years Ago Today

Today is the tenth anniversary of the accession to the EU of ten countries, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia. All except for the Mediterranean islands are destinations that we offer. The day is being commemorated with events in all of the countries to mark the occasion, just as… Continue Reading

10 European Destinations To Visit In 2014

10 European Destinations To Visit In 2014

We’re a month into 2014 and it’s the perfect time to start planning your vacations. With our map expanding to cover the Baltic region of Europe we now have an even wider range of destinations for our guests to enjoy, in addition to some new places in countries we already serve. THE BALTICS Each of… Continue Reading

10 Tips for Renting a Car in Central & Eastern Europe

10 Tips for Renting a Car in Central & Eastern Europe

Some of our guests prefer the “freedom of the open road” for getting between cities on their Central & Eastern Europe tours. We are happy to arrange car hire for them with our local car rental partners. But before we do, we like to make sure they know what they’re getting into. So here are 10… Continue Reading

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