Pork feasts are part of the Slovak Fašiangy season

If you visit Slovakia in January or February, the chances are that you'll get to see one of our Fašiangy carnivals. They take place all around the country, but their form may vary from region to region, sometimes even from village to village. Despite the low, often sub-zero temperatures, most of these winter carnivals are … Continue reading Pork feasts are part of the Slovak Fašiangy season

Bytča Palace – food for the mind, body and soul

You'll probably agree that the best way to learn about a country is to explore it through all your senses. Whether it is sightseeing, visiting festivals and listening to local folklore, learning traditional crafts or tasting regional specialities, you're bound to get something new and exciting. The manor house in Bytča and an adjacent wedding … Continue reading Bytča Palace – food for the mind, body and soul