Slovakia has a fairly formal and traditional business culture. Business relationships are built largely on trust, respect and credibility; your Slovakian business contacts will want to know about your personal experience and qualifications before business negotiations can begin.
Bratislava region is the smallest region in Slovakia, bordering with Austria and Hungary. It features the capital city – Bratislava, the Little Carpathians and wonderful lowlands of vineyards.
An old tradition says that visitors should be greeted with bread and salt. What greets you nowadays are low restaurant prices and great quality food. Delicious Slovak meals are served in almost every restaurant in Slovakia.
Slavs settled in what is now Slovakia in the 6th century AD. They were soon conquered by a people called the Avars but at the end of the 8th century they drove out the Avars.