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2015 Slovakia Heritage Tour in the News
Our 2015 tour, as featured in JEDNOTA…
2014 Slovakia Heritage Tour in the News
Here’s a page from the Jauary 2015 issue of JEDNOTA newspaper featuring our 2014 tour; click the image to view the page, or see the full issue here:
Easter in Slovakia
I’ve just returned from a wonderful wedding/Easter visit with my family in Slovakia. In addition to reliving all the Easter traditions from my childhood, we welcomed a new baby, Mishka, born the day after Easter, and a new married couple to the family, Stanka and Tono. I’d like to share with you some photos ofContinue reading “Easter in Slovakia”
Read about the 2013 Tour in the Press
Here’s the article from the March 5 2014 Jednota (see p.9)… Click on the image to view it at full size. (If it’s still too small to read, click on the second image to enlarge it one more time.)
Why is the 2014 Slovakia Heritage Tour ending in Krakow?
Through the ages, the shifting borders and national boundaries left a common culture in Eastern Slovakia and South Eastern Poland, on either side of the Carpathian Mountains …
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Why travel to Slovakia with Slovakia Heritage Tours?
We keep our tours small so that you can enjoy all the Slovakia has to offer at your own pace, on a more intimate scale than a larger tour focused on crowded tourist sites and large cities. We’ll explore the cities as well as small towns and the countryside to piece together the unique historyContinue reading “Why travel to Slovakia with Slovakia Heritage Tours?”
Sept. Slovakia Heritage Tour Adds Budapest Visit
New this year, our 2012 Slovakia Heritage Tour will add a day-stop in Budapest as we return from Eastern Slovakia to Bratislava. Why go to Hungary on a Slovakia Heritage Tour? As many of you know from your families, most of our ancestors grew up going to Hungarian schools because Slovakia was ruled for almostContinue reading “Sept. Slovakia Heritage Tour Adds Budapest Visit”
NEW FOR 2012: Our July “Two Festivals” Tour.
We’re really excited to offer a small group summer heritage tour in 2012: Two Festivals, One Heritage from Fri. June 29 to Sun. July 8. We’ll visit two of Slovakia’s top folklore festivals on the weekends, the Vychodna Folklore Festival of Dance and Music, and the Detva International Folk Festival. During the week we’ll exploreContinue reading “NEW FOR 2012: Our July “Two Festivals” Tour.”