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Contents - Spectacular Slovakia 2009

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IN GENERAL


> Contents

> Editor's note

> Spectacular Slovakia 2009


SLOVAKIA BASICS


> Slovakia basics

> A round-up of Slovak geography

> A brief guide to Slovakia’s weather

> The economic perspective

> Gentlemen, start your engines...

> Some useful Slovak phrases


SLOVAK HISTORY


> History highlights

> A crash course in Slovak history

> Famous birthplaces

> Ľudovít Štúr

> The first Slovak gymnasium

> Milan Rastislav Štefánik

> The Slovak Soviet Republic

> Far-eastern Slovakia: a potted history

> The Krompachy Uprising

> A turbulent priest

> WWII - The Slovak National Uprising

> WWII - The Russians are coming!

> WWII - The Battle of Dargov Pass

> WWII - The razed village of Kalište

> WWII - Ján Nálepka

> Slovakia's Jewish Heritage

> The events of 1968

> Rewriting history


TRAVEL IN SLOVAKIA (REGIONS, TOWNS, ATTRACTIONS...)


> Banská Bystrica

> Banská Štiavnica

> Bardejov

> Bardejovské Kúpele

> Belá

> Bohunice

> Bojnice

> Bratislava

> Brhlovce

> Čachtice

> Čečejovce

> Čermeľ

> Čuňovo

> Danube region

> Danube: Water parks

> Devín

> Devínska Nová Ves

> Dubník

> Duchonka

> Hamuliakovo

> Hanušovce nad Topľou

> The High Tatras

> Horné Krškany

> Hronsek

> Hronský Beňadik

> Iža

> Jalová

> Jasov

> Kalište

> Kežmarok

> Kolonica

> Komárno

> Košice

> Kremnica

> Kysuce

> Ladomirová

> Lednické Rovne

> Liptov

> Lučenec

> Lúčka

> Malacky

> Malé Karpaty

> Manínska tiesňava

> Mining country

> Modra

> Morské oko

> Mýtne Ludany

> Nitra

> Nová Baňa

> Orava

> Pezinok

> Pobedim

> Podolie

> Poloniny

> Poltár

> Považská Bystrica

> Prešov

> Pribeník

> Rajecká dolina

> Revúca

> Ruská Bystrá

> Silica

> Skalica

> Smižany

> Smolenice

> Solivar

> Spišská Kapitula

> Strečno

> Svätý Jur

> Svidník

> Štúrovo and Esztergom

> Šumiac

> Terchová

> Tomášikovo

> Topoľčianky

> Trenčín

> Trnava

> Trstená

> Turiec

> Uličské Krivé

> Veľké Leváre

> Veľký Meder

> Wooden churches

> Záhorie

> Zemplínska Šírava

> Žarnovica

> Žilina


SLOVAK REGIONS


> Banská Bystrica Region

> Bratislava Region

> Košice Region

> Nitra Region

> Prešov Region

> Trenčín Region

> Trnava Region

> Žilina Region


CYCLING & SKIING


> CYCLING: A short guide to cycling in Slovakia

> CYCLING: Along the Danube

> CYCLING: Along the Morava

> CYCLING: From Orava to Poland

> CYCLING: Ukraine by bicycle

> SKIING: Skiing in Slovakia


MEET THE NEIGHBOURS


> Austria

> Vienna - Bratislava

> Czech Republic

> Břeclav - Bratislava

> Hungary

> Esztergom - Štúrovo

> Poland

> Zakopane - Orava

> Ukraine

> Uzhgorod - Zemplín


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