Albania: Discovering the Balkan country

Until recently, Albania was a lesser known country for me. Of course, I knew the basics, I could easily pinpoint the country’s location on the map, knew the capital, size, inhabitants, a little about the history, etc.. For work I researched the country’s energy sector and learnt more about the country, the culture, history and the people in general. And was even more curious. So I visited the country in summer 2016.

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Albánsko – objavovanie nepoznaného

Akú predstavu u vás vyvolá Albánsko? U mňa to donedávna bola čierna diera, ktorú som však vedela celkom presne umiestniť na mapu Balkánu. O krajine som vedela iba toľko, že patrila tiež do komunistického bloku, ale tak trochu inak. Tiež mali svojho “otca národa”, ktorý sa volal podobne ako náš národný buditeľ a Štúrov kamarát. Neskôr sa ku mne rôznymi cestičkami dostávalo postupne viac detailov a môj záujem o túto krajinu začal narastať.

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Three days and 49 kilometres in Athens

I have visited Athens twice so far – in November 2008 and in February 2017. And will gladly return anytime. The city centre is a gigantic historical open-air museum with some monuments dating back more than 2500 years. The food is delicious, people are nice and friendly, the sun is shining most of the time and there is always something new to discover.

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Cuba: Famous places connected to Fidel Castro and his revolution

After the news of Fidel Castro passing away, I cannot resist not to publish this impromptu blog post. I am not going to write about the history and his biography. You can now find a lot of articles related to all this in the media.

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Fidelova Kuba

Fidel Castro prispel spoločnosti svojou troškou a tak každé správne médium – či už TV, rádio alebo noviny – určite prinesú kopec zaujímavých článkov o jeho osobe, živote, o revolúcii a podobne. Tu to doplním fotkami miest, ktoré sú pripomienkami niektorej časti jeho života a tvorby.

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Discovering Cuba in 14 days

What do you know about Cuba? That was my first question after deciding on my next trip destination. Now after my return back I have to admit, I knew a little about this beautiful island between the Atlantic ocean and Caribbean. I knew Havana is the capital city, people speak Spanish,

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Discovering Slovakia: Orava, Liptov, Tatry regions in three days

Here is the “break-your-tongue” itinerary for three days in northern Slovakia. I hope the Slovak tongue-twister location names will not set you back, the region is beautiful and worth visiting. Especially if you are into hiking, mountains, nature, history and wellness.

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