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Spend a Couple of Days in Bratislava

Our train from Budapest left  just after 5 a.m. for the couple hour ride to Bratislava. We had a reserved carriage to ourselves for most of the trip and managed to nap a bit before we arrived. We were all a bit tired when we got to Bratislava, so it’s hard to say much about first impressions. However, after checking in, dropping off bags and getting a few espressos and croissants in our systems, we were all really struck with just how friendly the town is. With few exceptions, all the shopkeepers and locals we’ve interacted with have been really welcoming. Bratislava seems to lack some of the (at times) snooty pretension that we’ve encountered in some other cities on this trip. Continue reading Spend a Couple of Days in Bratislava