A brat in Bratislava

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August 23rd • 25th

 

 

Like in Budapest, I arrived here early in the morning but at least here the bus station was in the walking distance from the hostel I checked in, Hostel Blues that is (review available as well). I was planning to stay in the Slovak capital for 2 nights and if the opportunity occurs to make a quick run to Vienna which is about 70 km away.

 

Bein' a wee bit tired after 2 nights of very little sleep - one was spent on the road and the night before was also with very little sleep as I stayed up till around 2 am and had to wake up around 5 to get my bus connection - I decided I’m just gonna chill on my first day in Bratislava.

Bratislava
Of course that didn’t stop me from making a wee tour of the place, check a few pubs, try some local food, stare at some local beauties, find a place to see my team playing (we won 3-0 btw) and meet a local travel buddy that showed me around and of course had few drinks with him as well (cheers Martin!). So that’s not quite what a chill day means but I had a great day and at the end of it I was lookin forward for the next one and the quick run to Vienna.

 

Positive things about Bratislava… Well, there are lots o' them. I loved the statues which are spread throughout the city, loved the buildings and the small streets, the relaxed and friendly people, the great beer, the girls. I was stunned later by Prague and its beauties but the enormous number of tourists flocking to the Czech capital makes the atmosphere there be a little bit like… McDonalds. Bratislava it’s not like that and still has its own perfume and very own atmosphere, especially if you go where the local people are goin (fully recommend the Slovak pub on Obchodna Street • great food and drinks. Also a non alcoholic drink I loved was Vinea • white grapes juice, you find it everywhere).

 

As for minuses, well, probably too many UK stag parties wanderin about. Other than that everything it’s just fine.

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hiding behind the corner
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in Bratislava
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i like this one
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UFO bridge in the distance
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walking around
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i really love the statues in Brat…
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i think its some jewish memorial
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Bratislava Hostels review
Hostel Blues - Bratislava
Located 2-3 minutes away from the old town square and very near to a Tesco store, hostel Blues is a very clean and nice hostel, located on Spitalska. … read entire review
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photo by: EmyG