Parliament in Budapest

Offline GPS Guided Travel Maps Now Available on GPSMyCity

I’M PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE FIVE MORE TRAVEL ARTICLES ARE NOW AVAILABLE WITH OFFLINE GPS GUIDED MAPS ON GPSMYCITY!

GPSMYCITY:

The GPSMyCity app is designed for people who enjoy exploring cities by foot.  The App offers countless travel articles and self-guided walking tours for over 1,000 cities world wide, including offline gps guided travel maps.

You may wonder, “What’s the big deal? I can read the travel post on your blog.”

Well, yes, assuming you have access to the internet, you can read my article on my blog.

But what if you don’t have access to the internet? Or you don’t have a good data plan in country you are visiting?  How do you find those famous sites or the corner pub?  With GPSMyCity, look no further.  You will have access to all kinds of walks around thousands of cities with offline GPS Guided travel maps.

Want to try different restaurants in Malaga, Spain?  There’s an app for that.  Just follow the GPS Guided Travel Map.

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Slovak National Theatre in Bratislava

An Afternoon in Bratislava

History of Bratislava

Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, was founded by the Celts in the 2nd century BC.  Being close to the Austria Hungarian border, Bratislava was subject to many power struggles.  Bratislava served as capital of Hungary from 1574-1784 during the Ottoman rule before the Austro-Hungary Monarchy reigned.

In the early 1900’s the Czechs and Slovaks declared the creation of Czechoslovakia and Bratislava became a part of this country.  After World War II, Czechoslovakia fell under communist rule.  The new country Slovakia was created in 1993.

Bratislava, with a population of 450,00, is Slovakia’s largest city.  It occupies both banks of the Danube River.  The city’s lovely Old Town, that is easily walkable, is on the north side of the river.

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