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Air charter is the business of renting an entire aircraft (i.e., chartering) as opposed to individual aircraft seats (i.e., purchasing a ticket through a traditional airline).
Artist houses in Montsalvat near Melbourne, Australia. An art colony or artists' colony is a place where creative practitioners live and interact with one another.
Arthritis is a term often used to mean any disorder that affects joints.
Austria-Hungary, often referred to as the Austro-Hungarian Empire or the Dual Monarchy in English-language sources, was a constitutional union of the Austrian Empire (the Kingdoms and Lands Represented in the Imperial Council, or Cisleithania) and the Kingdom of Hungary (Lands of the Crown of Saint Stephen or Transleithania) that existed from 1867 to 1918, when it collapsed as a result of defeat in World War I. The union was a result of the Austro-Hungarian Compromise of 1867 and came into existence on 30 March 1867.
Ľudmila Cervanová (born 15 October 1979 in Piešťany, Czechoslovakia) is a retired professional female tennis player from Slovakia.
Žilina (Sillein, or; Zsolna; Żylina, names in other languages) is a city in north-western Slovakia, around from the capital Bratislava, close to both the Czech and Polish borders.
Banka is a village and municipality in Piešťany District in the Trnava Region of western Slovakia, near the Váh river.
Basel (also Basle; Basel; Bâle; Basilea) is a city in northwestern Switzerland on the river Rhine.
Beech (Fagus) is a genus of deciduous trees in the family Fagaceae, native to temperate Europe, Asia, and North America.
A bench-clearing brawl, sometimes known as a basebrawl or a rhubarb, is a form of ritualistic fighting that occurs in sports, most notably baseball and ice hockey, in which every player on both teams leave their dugouts, bullpens or benches, and charge the playing area in order to fight one another or try to break up a fight.
Branko Radivojevič (Бранко Радивојевић / Branko Radivojević; born November 24, 1980) is a Slovak professional ice hockey forward currently playing for HK Dukla Trenčín of the Slovak Extraliga (Slovak).
Bratislava (Preßburg or Pressburg, Pozsony) is the capital of Slovakia.
Bratislava Castle (Bratislavský hrad,, Pressburger Schloss, Pozsonyi Vár) is the main castle of Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia.
Brno (Brünn) is the second largest city in the Czech Republic by population and area, the largest Moravian city, and the historical capital city of the Margraviate of Moravia.
Budapest is the capital and the most populous city of Hungary, and one of the largest cities in the European Union.
In chemistry, a carbonate is a salt of carbonic acid (H2CO3), characterized by the presence of the carbonate ion, a polyatomic ion with the formula of.
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.
A census is the procedure of systematically acquiring and recording information about the members of a given population.
Central European Summer Time (CEST), sometime referred also as Central European Daylight Time (CEDT), is the standard clock time observed during the period of summer daylight-saving in those European countries which observe Central European Time (UTC+1) during the other part of the year.
Central European Time (CET), used in most parts of Europe and a few North African countries, is a standard time which is 1 hour ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).
Charles I or Karl I (Karl Franz Joseph Ludwig Hubert Georg Otto Maria; 17 August 18871 April 1922) was the last reigning monarch of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
Charles Korvin (November 21, 1907 – June 18, 1998) was a film and television actor.
Country music, also known as country and western or simply country, is a genre of popular music that originated in the southern United States in the early 1920s.
Croatia (Hrvatska), officially the Republic of Croatia (Republika Hrvatska), is a country at the crossroads of Central and Southeast Europe, on the Adriatic Sea.
The Czech Republic (Česká republika), also known by its short-form name Czechia (Česko), is a landlocked country in Central Europe bordered by Germany to the west, Austria to the south, Slovakia to the east and Poland to the northeast.
The Czechs (Češi,; singular masculine: Čech, singular feminine: Češka) or the Czech people (Český národ), are a West Slavic ethnic group and a nation native to the Czech Republic in Central Europe, who share a common ancestry, culture, history and Czech language.
D1 is a motorway (diaľnica) in Slovakia.
In the fields of horticulture and botany, the term deciduous (/dɪˈsɪdʒuəs/) means "falling off at maturity" and "tending to fall off", in reference to trees and shrubs that seasonally shed leaves, usually in the autumn; to the shedding of petals, after flowering; and to the shedding of ripe fruit.
An okres (in English district) is an administrative unit in Slovakia.
Dominika Cibulková (born 6 May 1989) is a Slovak professional tennis player.
Ducové is a municipality (village) situated in western Slovakia, near the spa town of Piešťany.
Eilat (help; 'aylaat or 'aylat, also 'Um 'al-Rashrash) is Israel's southernmost city, a busy port and popular resort at the northern tip of the Red Sea, on the Gulf of Aqaba.
Electrotherapy is the use of electrical energy as a medical treatment.
Emil Belluš (1899–1979) was a Slovak functionalist architect.
Ernő Rubik (27 November 1910 in Pöstyén, Austria-Hungary, now Piešťany, Slovakia – 13 February 1997) was a Hungarian aircraft designer and father of Ernő Rubik, the architect who became famous for his mechanical puzzles (e.g. the Rubik's cube).
In geology, a fault is a planar fracture or discontinuity in a volume of rock, across which there has been significant displacement as a result of rock-mass movement.
Ferdinand I (Фердинанд I; 26 February 1861 – 10 September 1948),Louda, 1981, ''Lines of Succession'', Table 149 born Ferdinand Maximilian Karl Leopold Maria of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, was the second monarch of the Third Bulgarian State, firstly as knyaz (ruling prince) from 1887 to 1908, and later as tsar (emperor) from 1908 until his abdication in 1918.
Filip Hološko (born 17 January 1984) is a Slovak football striker who plays for Slovan Bratislava.
Folk music includes both traditional music and the genre that evolved from it during the 20th century folk revival.
In architecture, functionalism is the principle that buildings should be designed based solely on the purpose and function of the building.
The German Empire (Deutsches Kaiserreich, officially Deutsches Reich),Herbert Tuttle wrote in September 1881 that the term "Reich" does not literally connote an empire as has been commonly assumed by English-speaking people.
Great Moravia (Regnum Marahensium; Μεγάλη Μοραβία, Megálī Moravía; Velká Morava; Veľká Morava; Wielkie Morawy), the Great Moravian Empire, or simply Moravia, was the first major state that was predominantly West Slavic to emerge in the area of Central Europe, chiefly on what is now the territory of the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland (including Silesia), and Hungary.
Hajdúnánás is a town in Hajdú-Bihar county, in the Northern Great Plain region of eastern Hungary.
Heinola is a town and a municipality of inhabitants located in the region of Päijänne Tavastia, Finland.
Hlohovec (Freistadt(l) an der Waag, Hungarian Galgóc, is a town in southwestern Slovakia, with a population of 22,192.
Hornbeams are hardwood trees in the flowering plant genus Carpinus in the birch family Betulaceae.
A hot spring is a spring produced by the emergence of geothermally heated groundwater that rises from the Earth's crust.
House of Arts (Dom Umenia) is cultural and social center situated at Embankment of Ivan Krasko in Piešťany.
The House of Habsburg (traditionally spelled Hapsburg in English), also called House of Austria was one of the most influential and distinguished royal houses of Europe.
Hungarians, also known as Magyars (magyarok), are a nation and ethnic group native to Hungary (Magyarország) and historical Hungarian lands who share a common culture, history and speak the Hungarian language.
Hungary (Magyarország) is a country in Central Europe that covers an area of in the Carpathian Basin, bordered by Slovakia to the north, Ukraine to the northeast, Austria to the northwest, Romania to the east, Serbia to the south, Croatia to the southwest, and Slovenia to the west.
Ice hockey is a contact team sport played on ice, usually in a rink, in which two teams of skaters use their sticks to shoot a vulcanized rubber puck into their opponent's net to score points.
Irena Belohorská (born 13 March 1948 in Piešťany) is a Slovak politician and Member of the European Parliament with the Ludova strana - Hnutie za demokraticke Slovensko.
Israel, officially the State of Israel, is a country in the Middle East, on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea.
Ivan Krasko (real name Ján Botto, pseudonyms Bohdana J. Potokinová, Ivan Krasko, Janko Cigáň, 12 July 1876 in Lukovištia (Lukovistye) – 3 March 1958 in Bratislava) was a Slovak poet, translator and representative of modernism in Slovakia.
Ivan Stodola (10 March 1888 in Liptovský Svätý Mikuláš – 26 March 1977 in Piešťany) was Slovak dramatist and writer.
Janko Alexy (25 January 1894 in Liptovský Mikuláš – 22 September 1970 in Bratislava) was a famous painter, writer, and publicist of Slovak origin.
The Kingdom of Hungary was a monarchy in Central Europe that existed from the Middle Ages into the twentieth century (1000–1946 with the exception of 1918–1920).
Košice is the largest city in eastern Slovakia and in 2013 was the European Capital of Culture (together with Marseille, France).
Kolonádový most (literally The Colonnade Bridge) is a bridge over the Váh river in Piešťany and it connects the town to the Spa Island.
Krakovany is a village and municipality in Piešťany District in the Trnava Region of western Slovakia.
The Little Carpathians (also: Lesser Carpathians, Malé Karpaty; Kleine Karpaten; Kis-Kárpátok) are a low, about 100 km long, mountain range, part of the Carpathian Mountains.
Ludwig van Beethoven (baptised 17 December 1770Beethoven was baptised on 17 December. His date of birth was often given as 16 December and his family and associates celebrated his birthday on that date, and most scholars accept that he was born on 16 December; however there is no documentary record of his birth.26 March 1827) was a German composer and pianist.
Luhačovice (Luhatschowitz) is a spa town in the Zlín Region, Moravia, Czech Republic.
Lukáš Lacko (born 3 November 1987) is a professional Slovak tennis player.
Lutheranism is a major branch of Protestant Christianity which identifies with the theology of Martin Luther (1483–1546), a German friar, ecclesiastical reformer and theologian.
A mammoth is any species of the extinct genus Mammuthus, proboscideans commonly equipped with long, curved tusks and, in northern species, a covering of long hair.
Mariánské Lázně (Marienbad) is a spa town in the Karlovy Vary Region of the Czech Republic.
Martin Benka (21 September 1888, Kostolište – 28 June 1971, Malacky) was a Slovak painter and illustrator.
Martina Moravcová (born 16 January 1976 in Piešťany, Trnava, Czechoslovakia) is a medley, butterfly and freestyle swimmer from Slovakia.
Matthias Corvinus, also called Matthias I (Hunyadi Mátyás, Matija Korvin, Matia Corvin, Matej Korvín, Matyáš Korvín), was King of Hungary and Croatia from 1458 to 1490.
The Security Service, also MI5 (Military Intelligence, Section 5), is the United Kingdom's domestic counter-intelligence and security agency and is part of its intelligence machinery alongside the Secret Intelligence Service (MI6), Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) and Defence Intelligence (DI).
Michel Miklík (born July 31, 1982) is a Slovak ice hockey player.
In the history of Europe, the Middle Ages (or Medieval Period) lasted from the 5th to the 15th century.
Montevago (Sicilian: Muntivau) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Agrigento in the Italian region Sicily, located about southwest of Palermo and about northwest of Agrigento.
Moravany nad Váhom (Hungarian: Moraván) is a village and municipality in Piešťany District in the Trnava Region of western Slovakia.
Motorola, Inc. was an American multinational telecommunications company founded on September 25, 1928, based in Schaumburg, Illinois.
A mud bath is a bath of mud, commonly from areas where hot spring water can combine with volcanic ash.
Neoclassicism (from Greek νέος nèos, "new" and Latin classicus, "of the highest rank") is the name given to Western movements in the decorative and visual arts, literature, theatre, music, and architecture that draw inspiration from the "classical" art and culture of classical antiquity.
Nové Mesto nad Váhom (Neustadt an der Waag, Neustadtl, Waag-Neustadtl, Waagneustadtl, Waag-Neustadt; Vágújhely, Vág-Újhely) is a town in the Trenčín Region of Slovakia.
An oak is a tree or shrub in the genus Quercus (Latin "oak tree") of the beech family, Fagaceae.
ON Semiconductor is a Fortune 500 semiconductors supplier company.
The Oregon Institute of Technology or Oregon Tech is the only public polytechnic university established in the Northwestern United States.
The Ottoman wars in Europe were a series of military conflicts between the Ottoman Empire and various European states dating from the Late Middle Ages up through the early 20th century.
Piešťany Airport is an airport serving spa town of Piešťany, Slovakia.
Piešťany District (okres Piešťany) is a district in the Trnava Region of western Slovakia, with the town of Piešťany being as its seat, cultural and economic center.
Poděbrady (Podiebrad) is a historical spa town in the Central Bohemian Region, Czech Republic.
Považský Inovec is a mountain range in western Slovakia, named after the Váh river.
Human prehistory is the period between the use of the first stone tools 3.3 million years ago by hominins and the invention of writing systems.
The Punch-up in Piestany was a bench-clearing brawl between Canada and the Soviet Union, during the final game of the 1987 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships in Piešťany, Czechoslovakia (now Slovakia), on January 4, 1987.
Róbert Erban (born 9 July 1972 in Piešťany) is a Czechoslovak-Slovak sprint canoer who competed from the early 1990s to the mid-2000s (decade).
The Real Irish Republican Army or Real IRA (RIRA), also called the New IRA (NIRA) since 2012, is a dissident Irish republican paramilitary organisation which aims to bring about a united Ireland.
Rheumatology (Greek ρεύμα, rheuma, flowing current) is a branch of medicine devoted to the diagnosis and therapy of rheumatic diseases.
Romania (România) is a sovereign state located at the crossroads of Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe.
Rosh Yeshiva (ראש ישיבה; pl. Heb.; pl. Yeshivish: rosh yeshivahs) is the title given to the dean of a Talmudical academy (yeshiva).
Sand is a naturally occurring granular material composed of finely divided rock and mineral particles.
Seating capacity is the number of people who can be seated in a specific space, in terms of both the physical space available, and limitations set by law.
Rabbi Shmuel Dovid Ungar (23 November 1885 – 9 February 1945), also known as Rabbi Samuel David Ungar, was the rabbi of the Slovakian city of Nitra and dean of the last surviving yeshiva in occupied Europe during World War II.
Twin towns or sister cities are a form of legal or social agreement between towns, cities, counties, oblasts, prefectures, provinces, regions, states, and even countries in geographically and politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties.
Slavomír Kňazovický (born May 3, 1967 in Piešťany) is a Czechoslovak-Slovak sprint canoer who competed from the early 1990s to the early 2000s (decade).
Slovak is an Indo-European language that belongs to the West Slavic languages (together with Czech, Polish, and Sorbian).
Slovakia (Slovensko), officially the Slovak Republic (Slovenská republika), is a landlocked country in Central Europe.
The Slovaks or Slovak people (Slováci, singular Slovák, feminine Slovenka, plural Slovenky) are a nation and West Slavic ethnic group native to Slovakia who share a common ancestry, culture, history and speak the Slovak language.
Sovata (Szováta; Hungarian pronunciation) is a town in Mureș County, central Romania.
A spa town is a resort town based on a mineral spa (a developed mineral spring).
Stolpersteine is the German name for stumbling blocks collocated all over Europe by German artist Gunter Demnig.
The sulfate or sulphate (see spelling differences) ion is a polyatomic anion with the empirical formula.
TESLA (originally named after Nikola Tesla, later explained as abbreviation from "TEchnika SLAboproudá", which means "low-voltage technology") was a large, state-owned electrotechnical conglomerate in the former Czechoslovakia.
Trenčín (also known by other alternative names) is a city in western Slovakia of the central Váh River valley near the Czech border, around from Bratislava.
Trnava (also known by other alternative names) is a city in western Slovakia, to the north-east of Bratislava, on the Trnávka river.
The Trnava Region (Trnavský kraj,; Nagyszombati kerület) is one of the eight Slovak administrative regions.
Ustroń (Ustron) is a health resort town in Cieszyn Silesia, southern Poland.
Varaždinske Toplice (Varasdfürdő, Warasdin - Töplitz or Bad Warasdin, Kajkavian: Varaždinske Toplice) is a small town in northern part of Croatia in Varaždin County.
The Váh (Waag; Vág; Wag) is the longest river within Slovakia.
Vehicles registered in Slovakia are generally assigned to one of the districts (okres) and since 1997, the licence plate coding (EČV, evidenčné číslo vozidla) generally consists of seven characters and takes the form XX-NNNLL, where XX is a two letter code corresponding to the district, NNN is three digit number and LL are two letters (assigned alphabetically).
The Venus of Moravany (Moravianska venuša, Moraváni vénusz) is a small prehistoric female figurine discovered in Slovakia in the early 20th century.
Victor Vasarely (born Győző Vásárhelyi,; –), was a Hungarian-French artist, who is widely accepted as a "grandfather" and leaderThe New York Times obituary https://www.nytimes.com/1997/03/18/arts/victor-vasarely-op-art-patriarch-dies-at-90.html of the op art movement.
Vienna (Wien) is the federal capital and largest city of Austria and one of the nine states of Austria.
Wilhelm II (Friedrich Wilhelm Viktor Albert von Hohenzollern; 27 January 18594 June 1941) was the last German Emperor (Kaiser) and King of Prussia, ruling the German Empire and the Kingdom of Prussia from 15 June 1888 to 9 November 1918.
Rabbi Yisachar Shlomo Teichtal (1885-1945) was one of the few European rabbis to break ranks with Ashkenazi Orthodox Judaism to support an active effort to settle the land of Israel.