Slovakia - Heart of Europe
often talked of as the less interesting half of the former
Czechoslovakia. Granted, its capital city is a bit provincial and its pace much
slower, but it has also been spared the ravages of tourism and all that comes
with it. There's a refreshing absence of
the McDonald's-style commercialism that is all to often found across Western Europe.
You can explore charming medieval towns, castle ruins and some of the best
skiing in Central Europe.
is also widely renowned for its healing waters
which are particularly helpful for skin problems.
You'll find Slovaks
to be an extremely helpful, pleasant people prepared to go out of their way to
welcome you. From folk festivals, to castle tours
to snow boarding and hiking you'll find Slovakia a spectacular country to