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Au Pair Culture Quests

Slovakia

Central Europe
Capital: Bratislava
Languages: Slovak
Predominant Religion(s): Roman Catholic & Protestant

The following information is generalized and compiled from questions posed to the agents and interviewers in Slovakia. Although au pairs from this country may or may not have had these experiences/beliefs, Au Pair in America wishes to share this general information with our families.

Common Characteristics:

  • Slovak people describe themselves as friendly, open and talkative.
  • Slovaks are very hospitable, modest and sincere.
  • Slovaks have strong family ties.

Fun Facts:

  • Slovakia has the world´s highest number of castles and chateaus per capita.
  • Slovakia has more than 6,000 caves.
  • Slovakia has more than 1,300 mineral springs.

Useful Phrases:

  • How are you?             Ako sa máš?
  • Fine, thanks.               Dobre, ďakujem.
  • My name is...              Volám sa...
  • Nice to meet you!        Rada ťa spoznávam!
  • Thank you.                  Ďakujem.

“I have found many new friends here, gained many experiences and what is the most important, I do not regret my decision and I would definitely come back again.”   – Natalia, au pair from Slovakia
“Go for it and you will not regret it!”   – Kinga, au pair from Slovakia
“A great experience, it is very important to gain a new view on your life and the USA is exactly made for this! The best of luck to all au pairs!”   – Michaela, au pair from Slovakia