Slovakia Holidays and Customs

December 6 is marked in the Slovak calendar as the feast day of St. Nicholas. St. Nicholas was a bishop in Myra, a city located in today’s Turkey. Legend has it he threw a piece of gold wrapped in a cloth three times into the house of a rich man who went bankrupt and supposedly wanted his daughters to become prostitutes.


Valentines Day in Slovakia

Slovakia, The Slovak Republic, is a landlocked country in Central Europe. Bratislava is the capital and the largest city of Slovak republic. Slovakia is a high-income advanced economy with one of the fastest growth rates in the EU and OECD. This country has a mountainous nature with Draculas own Carpathian Mountains shadows most of the northern half of the country. It is a place of scenic lakes, valleys, caves and castles which ooze a feel of mystery into an observers mind. Slovakias old town and folk architecture attracts a lot of tourist every year.