Browsing All posts tagged under »Slovakia«

Sharing my adventures.

July 14, 2012


I noticed Conde Nast Traveller were looking for reader’s best holiday moments, I loved my recent visit to Slovakia, so I thought I would share. Imagine my delight to see it in print. So here it is, see what you think!     …. based on this success, I then sent in our adventures in […]

Views from a mountain top. So Slovakia. So delighted.

March 24, 2012


My last few days in Slovakia were spent in the Tatras Mountains. Wow, what incredible scenery, fresh air, crispness and, above all else, calmness. Once I’d booked into the hotel in Smokovec, I was soon out and about in the snow, and the sunshine.  I have never really seen the appeal of a ski-ing holiday, […]

Just a train ride or a great adventure?

March 23, 2012


So the four hour train journey.  Just me with Jack Reacher, Lady Gaga, Neil Diamond, Joan Armatrading and others, for company.  That’s a book and an iPod, in case you were wondering. The world’s nicest taxi driver collected me from my hotel, it said 0850 on my agenda, and he was there, smiling and helpful […]

So surprised by Slovakia.

March 22, 2012


So I’ve been to Slovakia for 5 days, and I really need to write a blog about it, to share my adventures. But where to start? Do I start with the uncertainty about where I was going? Or my nervousness about understanding the country, its culture and past history? Or my lack of knowledge of […]

Exporting the lizard …

March 4, 2012


Have you seen the tweet from UKTI looking for destination management consultants to go to Slovakia? It was a simple question. I had not, but soon found it and responded immediately. That’s why I am off to Slovakia to meet with destination organisations over there, to discuss destination management, and hopefully encourage them to use […]