Below are quick answers to some of the most frequently asked questions.
Is Bratislava worth visiting?
Bratislava is definitely worth visiting if you expect to see something new and not expecting much comfort or super touristy attractions like in western europe. Before visiting, you need to understand that it was never meant to be a capital and was not built as one (unlike Prague, Budapest etc).
What did Slovakia used to be called?
Czechoslovakia, Czech and Slovak Československo, former country in central Europe encompassing the historical lands of Bohemia, Moravia, and Slovakia. Czechoslovakia was formed from several provinces of the collapsing empire of Austria-Hungary in 1918, at the end of World War I.
Can you sleep in Bratislava airport?
Travellers who have slept at this airport report feeling safe and relatively comfortable. Staff and security don't tend to bother sleepers, and there are plenty of armrest-free, three-seat benches that may be conducive to sleeping—some reviewers liked them, while others found them too hard and small.
Do they speak English in Slovakia?
English is the most widely spoken foreign language in Slovakia and as the younger generation grows up with readily available internet access and English-language media, they are finding it easier to cope with using it in everyday communication.