SUMMARY The relation between the settlement and the surrounding countryside significantly influences the quality of the environment on a region-wide scale. The development of this relationship has brought many negatively acting marks on the environment, which may influence the further development of its quality. The dynamic social changes, generating the important transformation of the economic […]

SUMMARY Regional identity and harmony of the traditional village were enabled by the continuity of inheriting knowledge and information for many generations. At the end of the 20th century industrialisation and the modern movement caused loss of this continuity and disorientation in the rural life, separation of work and housing, town villas inspired the village […]

SUMMARY People with disabilities have the right to travel and they want to enjoy traveling and leisure experiences. However, their travel experiences are still characterized by transportation constraints, inaccessible accommodation and touristic sites, and inadequate customer services. There has been a call on the tourism providers to adopt Tourism to All principles as a foundation to achieve […]

Koliba as part of Slovak gastronomic culture

František Dorko, Veronika Kotradyová

SUMMARY The article focuses on the situation in regional gastronomy and how it is reflected in the material culture in Slovakia—which is part of our country’s cultural identity and plays a significant role in tourism as one of its pillars. Gastronomic culture encompasses not only traditional regional dishes or drinks, but also the way they […]