Advice on buying real estate or living in Slovakia.
Slovakia should be more popular than it is. Bratislava is civilised, cultured and packed with fine restaurants and cafés that serve sumptuous cuisine. And the prices are enough to make you swoon…apartment rents are as low as $140 a month…a substantial lunch can come in at less than $5…with flavors of Vienna, this city should not be ignored. As for the Slovakian countryside, well, it’s marvelous. Central Slovakia is full of deep valleys, and the Tatras Mountains are covered in stunning forests.
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Slovakia Fast Facts
Language: Slovak, Hungarian
Location: Central Europe, between Poland and Hungary
Climate: Temperate, cool summers; cold, cloudy, humid winters
Country Code: 421
Time Zone: GMT+1
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Bratislava is more beguiling and livable than you may imagine. Straddling the Danube, Slovakia’s capital certainly captivated me. At the heart of the former Austro-Hungarian Empire, it’s jolly, cultured, and civilized. When did you last see youths rushing to give up tram and bus seats to the elderly?
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