Slovakia Information Guide

Slovakia

Slovakia - With a central European location, Slovakia has the spectacular scenery, castles and charming villages of its alpine neighbours but without the crowds. Life is also more budget-friendly. Hike the mountain paths of the Tatras or enjoy a beer in Bratislava.

Slovakia - An Expatriate Guide

Overview
Climate and Weather
Getting There
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Speaking the Language
Visas, Residency, Immigration & Documentation
Currency and Cost of Living
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Banking
Taxation
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Business Culture
Healthcare and Medical Treatment
Social Security
Employment
Renting Property in Slovakia
Buying Property in Slovakia
Education and Schools
Utilities (Electricity, Gas, Water)
Communications (Telephone, Post, Internet, TV)
Driving and Public Transport
Food and Drink
Leisure, Entertainment and Sports
Retiring to Slovakia and Pension Issues
Taking Your Pets
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Expat Experiences of Life in Slovakia (submit yours here)

Margarete Minar, Bratislava

Margarete Minar

My name is Margarete Minar. I'm a native Californian who decided that I wanted to have a year abroad to experience life from a different part of the world, and to gain a new perspective on how things can be done differently. My year abroad turned out to be five years in total. I simply loved it and one year wasn't enough. I moved to Slovakia in central Europe in 1999 and stayed until 2005. I chose Slovakia because I had known some Slovak Americans (Americans of Slovak ancestry) in my home town and was somewhat familiar with the country....

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