101 episodes

Podcast by The Slovak Spectator

Spectacular Slovakia The Slovak Spectator

    • Society & Culture

Podcast by The Slovak Spectator

    The world's only love bank resides in central Slovakia

    The world's only love bank resides in central Slovakia

    Spectacular Slovakia sets out on a trip to Banská Štiavnica to relive an actual love story. Listen to how a bank, without money but filled with love boxes, preserves the old love story of Andrej Sládkovič and Marína Pišlová.

    Guest: Katarína Javorská
    Host: Peter Dlhopolec
    Music: YouTube Audio Library

    • 16 min
    Fry your own Slovak doughnuts

    Fry your own Slovak doughnuts

    What would MasterChef judges say if they were served pampúchy? Peter has finally learned how to make Slovak doughnuts thanks to his grandma.

    Guest: Ľudmila Kučerová
    Host: Peter Dlhopolec
    Music: YouTube Audio Library

    • 11 min
    Are you an early bird? Walk up the Rača mines before work

    Are you an early bird? Walk up the Rača mines before work

    Spectacular Slovakia will take you for a walk near Bratislava in the first episode of 2020. Have a listen to learn more about two hills, Malá Baňa (Small Mine) and Veľká Baňa (Big Mine), and how to get there.

    Host: Peter Dlhopolec
    Guest: Ľubo Mäkký (Hiking.sk)
    Music Theme: YouTube Audio Library
    Map Guide: https://mapy.hiking.sk/?trasa=kpI23

    • 15 min
    TEASER: Spectacular Slovakia is back!

    TEASER: Spectacular Slovakia is back!

    The Spectacular Slovakia podcast will return with its first episode of 2020 on January 29. Get your candle ready. Why? Anna and Peter will explain in the teaser.

    • 2 min
    Dogs bark quietly at Christmas in Slovakia

    Dogs bark quietly at Christmas in Slovakia

    Listen to the last and festive Spectacular Slovakia episode of 2019. Peter will take you on a tour of Slovak Christmas traditions with help of Viktória, Janka, Katka, Alžbetka and Marek – five students from the Lutheran Grammar School in Bratislava. Sing along to some Slovak carols featured in the podcast. Veselé Vianoce and Happy 2020!

    Image: TASR
    Music: YouTube

    • 12 min
    Bratislava used a beer bell to end late-night drinking in public places

    Bratislava used a beer bell to end late-night drinking in public places

    Anna and Peter discover more spellbinding and unknown facts about Bratislava in this episode. Join them and you will learn why beer has long been considered liquid bread.

    Photo: TASR
    Book: Po stopách dávnej Bratislavy by V. Tomčík

    • 15 min

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