Discover Slovakia with Dr. Branislav

Discover Slovakia with Dr. Branislav

Discover Slovakia with Dr. Branislav
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It doesn´t matter whether you want to spend your 2-month-long holiday in Slovakia or you are coming here just for a 1-day business trip. Me and my services will always match your requirements. Tell me about your ideas and I will create a tailored schedule for you. Do you need only transportation? I will be your personal driver. My name is Branislav A. Svorc (Branio/Brian) and I am a travel consultant, tour guide and young entrepreneur in tourism and concierge services in Central Europe. Since 2006 I have held licence to guide people and to work in tourism. Since then I have accompanied dozens of satisfied clients and have driven many hundreds of kilometers. I keep working hard on improving my knowledge. In 2014 I finished my dissertation and got Ph.D. (Management of Tourism and Hotel Management).
Presov, Slovakia

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Milan K
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Oct 2021 • Business
Dr. Branislav gave us (a group of 20 on a business trip) an hour long tour of Prešov historical city center. He was absolutely flexible with our delays caused by previous programme and picked us up at our hotel downtown. The guide was very well prepared with posters depicting important regional historical symbols, items and milestones. Great level of English and insight into the topic. All around a wonderful experience that our group appreciated very much!
Written October 25, 2021
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May G
3 contributions
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Oct 2016 • Family
My family took 3 day tours to east Slovakia with Branio. We enjoyed these tours very much thanks to the pleasant personality of Branio, his knowledge, love of nature and sensitivity. We visited variety of places and landscapes and tasted many local wafers that Branio supplied. We had a great time and warmly recommend Branio because his professionalism and his tranquil character
Written October 28, 2016
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aharitan
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May 2017 • Family
My 83-year-old mother took her four, 50-something children back to her parents' village in Slovakia. We were lucky to be assigned Branio as our tour guide, driver & translator. He was professional, knowledgeable, friendly & flexible. He treated mom like a queen. He went to church with us at the church where my grandparents' were baptized. He attended a luncheon that my mom hosted for her cousins and was always ready to translate when needed. He went to lunch with us at Mom's cousin's house and was always ready to translate when we needed more than Mom's native and rusty Rusyn language skills. I highly recommend Branio! We were sorry to say "Goodbye" to him at the end of our trip.
Written June 22, 2017
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Georgeann B
Champaign, IL4 contributions
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Jul 2017 • Friends
Branio was tour guide, interpreter and driver for myself and a friend for a two night trip into Slovakia from Poland. He used information from a researcher we had hired to help us verify our family name, visit two cemeteries, and actually meet cousins! We could not have done any of that without his expert and kind help. He is very thorough, thoughtful and professional, yet friendly. His English is excellent and he is determined to accommodate his guests' requests and preferences in order for them to have the best possible experience in Slovakia, the country he obviously loves. It was an amazing weekend! My advice would be to contact him for any travel you want to do within this beautiful country.
Written July 11, 2017
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ifmorse
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Sep 2017 • Family
We met Branislav Svorc through a friend of his, Michal Razus. Michal was doing research for us on our grandparents who were born in Slovakia. We were touring Slovakia and wanted to visit the towns our parents lived (for a period of time) and where our grandparents lived and were buried. Michal was not able to take us on this tour so he introduced us to Branislav. Even though he wasn’t the one who did the research he was very well prepared to spend the day finding out about our ancestors. We started out at the Humanne Town Registry. He called ahead so they had the records.ready for us to review. He was able to explain who we were and what information we were looking for. We spent the entire day going to the towns our parents and grandparents lived before they returned to the US where they were both born.
Branislav was well versed in Slovakian history and made our day very exciting, informative and interesting. He was able to answer all our questions and it was a pleasure spending the day with him.
He was personable, professional and extremely knowledgeable in all areas. We would highly recommend him for all services you might be looking for during your time in Slovakia. It is a beautiful country and a wonderful place to visit.
The Three Sisters
Marian, Lorraine, Irene
Georgia, Florida, California, USA
Written November 14, 2017
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yitz66
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2017 • Family
In September 2017 Branio led our one-day family roots tour. We had a very full schedule for our day in Presov and Bardejov and two other locations. The whole tour led by Branio was done very professionally. We were in touched with Branio beforehand and even with our very packed schedule due to Barnio's planning we were able to cover all our sites on the schedule. He was very informative of our Jewish background and was able to engage our entire group in fluent English. It was very special to have a native who spoke in English and Slovak so we could speak to locals through Branio as we had many questions.
We strongly recommend Branio and he has been a big help in our filling in our family tree with our family origins in Preshov and Bardejov..
Everything he advertised on his website was true to his word.
When you chose Branio you get the real deal!

Yitzhak Feigenbaum
Kibbutz Merav, Israel
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Written October 10, 2017
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Hugh Q
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Nov 2023 • Couples
In doing family genealogy research of my maternal great grandparents, I knew they came from Posa, Slovakia. I found Dr. Branislav Svorc through the city of Presov, Slovakia's website. He works as the director of tourism for the city. Posa has about 987 residents and an hour east of Presov. Presov has about 90,000 residents. We stayed in Presov at the Poetika apartments, a delightful lodging arrangement, right in the center of town on the main street.

My ggf emigrated to Vancouver Island, British Columbia around 1890 to work in the mines. My ggm came a year or two later. They were married there in 1893, had 7 children and eventually relocated to the Trumbull, CT, USA, area. My maternal grandmother was always a very special person in my life and I wanted to visit the birthplace of her parents. Thanks to Dr. Branio, he did more research before we arrived and then took us on a day trip to Posa. We first went to the Posa Village government office and met the Mayor. He and his staff were very helpful in identifying the three families still there with the same last name as my great grandparents. We knocked on their doors and they talked to us. Since I do not speak any Slovak and they no English, Dr. Branio was key to learning more about our distant family. They were so welcoming and delighted that we had come over. The Mayor was also pleased to know that we wanted to reconnect with family. We also visited the village cemetery and found many with the same last name.

Dr. Branio is a very personable, skilled professional who we thoroughly enjoyed meeting and working with in our trip to Posa and Presov, Slovakia!
Written November 29, 2023
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Valarie G
Rowayton CT10 contributions
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Jul 2023 • Family
Dr. Branislav was an amazing guide for our trip to Slovakia and onto Vienna. He used our genealogy report to take us to all areas and villages of significance in Slovakia where our maternal grandfather was born. Through his investigative skills and his own curiosity he took us to the amazing village of Dhle Straze Slovakia where he discovered our first cousin twice removed... He inquired with neighbors and local people on our adventure until we made the connection. Miracles do happen in unexpected ways and Branislav did it !!! If you want any amazing personal experience reach out directly.
Written July 6, 2023
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Thank you Valerie for your review! I enjoyed our trip a lot!
Written June 27, 2024
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Stephanie A
2 contributions
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Nov 2019
Branislav is an absolute treasure and I’m so incredibly grateful to him for making my trip as amazing as it was. I was traveling to Presov by myself to try and learn more about where my great grandparents came from and I had no idea where to even begin. Branislav showed me around the city, gave amazing history about the city, took me to the opal mines (which I know I would have never been able to see if it were just me) and even went as far as to lookup my last name to help me track down possible relatives in town.

He is such a kind, generous soul with an amazing passion for his city. A trip to Presov is not complete without having Branislav show you around. You will not be disappointed. It was by far the best tour I’ve ever been on in my years of traveling. Branislav, thank you so very much for such an incredible trip to Presov. I can’t wait to return! My heart is so full!
Written December 3, 2019
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g james k
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Nov 2018
Our children gave us the gift of a trip to Prague and Slovakia. My husband's maternal and paternal grandparents immigrated from Slovakia to the United States so we were interested in visiting the villages where they grew up.. Not knowing the language or familiar with the area we searched the internet for a guide and found the most amazing person...Dr. Branislav. From his first email to our final goodbye, Branislav was all (and more) than you could ever ask for in a guide. He took us to meet a cousin we knew about in Trocany who then took us to meet his parents and other cousins. It was a long day but Branislav was so patient and helpful, filling out family trees with all the information the cousins were able to provide. The next day we visited the villages of Babie and Koprivnica to locate the grandparents homes. Branislav knocked on the doors at these addresses, asked about the family connection and we were thrilled to find a few more cousins and learn more family background. Branislav made this trip so meaningful for us. His enthusiasm and love of Slovakia is contagious. With his patient and pleasant personality he is easy to work and travel with. I would highly recommend Branislav to anyone traveling to Slovakia. Your trip will be so enhanced seeing Slovakia through his eyes.
Written August 17, 2019
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