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Eastern Slovenia: Make it to Ptuj!

Eastern Slovenia: Make it to Ptuj!

We spent two days in Slovenia’s oldest and prettiest town, in the country’s little-visited eastern region. Historically, Ptuj is one of the most important settlements outside Ljubljana. Moreover, Ptuj is home to many great festivals, with Kurentovanje Carnival – Slovenia’s most famous folkloric event – 

Visiting Prešeren’s birth house in Vrba

Visiting Prešeren’s birth house in Vrba

You cannot visit Slovenia without hearing and learning about the greatest Slovene poet France Prešeren (1800-1849). You will come across his statue right in the centre of the capital Ljubljana. Also, words of the Slovene national anthem are all part of Prešeren’s poem »Zdravljica« (A 

Drežnica – a fairy tale village embraced by Mt. Krn

Drežnica – a fairy tale village embraced by Mt. Krn

The memory of Drežnica village panorama below the mighty mountain Krn, with the unusually large church of St. Heart of Jesus, will last forever … Walking to Drežnica from Kobarid There is a main road that takes you out of the town Kobarid, towards the 

Radovljica – a town full of history, beauty and charm

Radovljica – a town full of history, beauty and charm

The aim of this post is to get you excited about visiting a small Slovenian town of Radovljica (sometimes shortened to Radol’ca). Radovljica is located just a short drive from the famous Lake Bled. It has one of the most charming Old Town centres in 

The Art of Slovenian Shoemaking In The Tržič Museum

The Art of Slovenian Shoemaking In The Tržič Museum

Not only Italians, Slovenes too were once famous throughout Europe for their shoemaking skills, high quality shoes and great shoe design. Therefore, visiting Tržič Museum in a small town of Tržič near the Austrian border is a MUST for every shoe lover! Only an hour 

Meet Brigita Herjavec –  designer of unique ceramic presents from Slovenia!

Meet Brigita Herjavec – designer of unique ceramic presents from Slovenia!

Brigita Herjavec is an outstanding pottery ceramics artist and designer from Slovenia. Ceramic bowls, cake trays, cup holders, decorative lights, even jewellery – she masters everything with the elegance and beauty that touches you. Each product is a piece of art on its own, an object 

TRUBARJEVA – THE COOLEST LJUBLJANA STREET

TRUBARJEVA – THE COOLEST LJUBLJANA STREET

It might seem a bit peculiar at first (especially comparing to Ljubljana charming Old Town), but once you dive into it, Trubarjeva Street opens some new doors and views to Ljubljana cultural and urban life, which has been developing here over many decades. Eclectic mixture of unique shops, bars 

Gostilna Pri Martinu – a really good local restaurant in Kranjska Gora

Gostilna Pri Martinu – a really good local restaurant in Kranjska Gora

When you find yourself in Slovenia’s most famous mountain resort of Kranjska Gora, surrounded with Julian Alps and skiing slopes, you don’t really crave for sea-food, right? Still, believe it or not – it seems to be easier to eat fish, calamari and pizza’s here, 

Hello Kras – welcome to one of our favourite corners of Slovenia!

Hello Kras – welcome to one of our favourite corners of Slovenia!

The collection of the Karst Plateau wine-rich villages out west, close to the Italian border, is a wonderful place to spend a few days when in Slovenia … Visited by Let’s Go Slovenia in August 2021 Featured head photo: Ferrari Garden, Štanjel Sežana – a great 

HIKING JULIANA TRAIL – THE SOČA VALLEY PART

HIKING JULIANA TRAIL – THE SOČA VALLEY PART

As a local Slovenia travel blogger, at the end of February 2020 I was already making plans for another great summer of going around places in Slovenia and blogging about them. But then a global pandemic has put the entire planet on pause. To stop 

Everybody says – Škofja Loka is so pretty!

Everybody says – Škofja Loka is so pretty!

Only 23 km (14 miles) from the Slovenia’s capital Ljubljana, you can spend a day back in time in Škofja Loka. This small town is among the most beautiful and oldest settlements in Slovenia.  The medieval beauty A walk through the narrow old town alleys, with the 

Slovenian Food: 5 Fall-Winter Dishes You Absolutely Have to Try

Slovenian Food: 5 Fall-Winter Dishes You Absolutely Have to Try

Slovenians take pride in their rich culinary tradition based on seasonal ingredients and the freshest produce. From Prekmurje in the northeast to Istria in the southwest – the country has emerged as a full-on foodie destination. Here, we wanted to focus on the 5 fall-winter traditional 

Hiking Around the ENTIRE Lake Bohinj – All You Need To Know

Hiking Around the ENTIRE Lake Bohinj – All You Need To Know

The walk around the entire Bohinj lake (12 km) can be finished in about three hours. But to get to know and enjoy the area better, our plan was to take it gradually. Visited & walked by Let’s go Slovenia in March 2021 DAY 1 

Visiting Bled Castle – one of Slovenia’s most ICONIC landmarks

Visiting Bled Castle – one of Slovenia’s most ICONIC landmarks

When in Slovenia, most visitors go to Lake Bled. They soon realize there is quite a few of the Lake Bled MUST do’s – from taking a walk around the stunning lake, paddling to the Bled Island, eating Bled ‘kremšnita‘, walking up to the Bled 

Lake Bohinj – the “other” beautiful lake of Slovenia (beside Lake Bled)

Lake Bohinj – the “other” beautiful lake of Slovenia (beside Lake Bled)

Since Lake Bled is one of the most visited attractions in Slovenia – and of course for a very good reason because it is a really spectacular wonder of nature, we thought of taking a trip and introduce you the other of the beautiful lakes 

Novo Mesto – city of bells (guest blog post by Susan Curtis, Editor of Istros Books)

Novo Mesto – city of bells (guest blog post by Susan Curtis, Editor of Istros Books)

The main square of the town of Novo Mesto ( situated in the Dolenjska region, 24,000 inhabitants) seems to be almost constantly ringing with the sound of bells … The two churches that flank its longer sides – St Leonards on the right and the Cathedral of St 

How to Spend Three Days in Kranjska Gora Outside the Skiing Season

How to Spend Three Days in Kranjska Gora Outside the Skiing Season

Kranjska Gora is Slovenia’s most famous winter skiing resort. But this popular town in north-western Slovenia is visited all year round, not only in the winter season. So, the question is – what is there to do when there’s no snow on the skiing slopes above the 

Visiting the Tolmin Gorge – Just Spectacular!

Visiting the Tolmin Gorge – Just Spectacular!

On a hot summer day we visited the lowest point of the Soča Valley – the Tolmin Gorge. It is a an easy hour long hike from the town of Tolmin (approx. 2km out of town). The Soča River Valley  The Soča River Valley in 

Learn Slovene with Anna in Slovenia! (but first READ this INTERVIEW)

Learn Slovene with Anna in Slovenia! (but first READ this INTERVIEW)

Anna came all the way from Montreal to live in a nice little village in Slovenia. Via her Anna in Slovenia blog, she writes about her everyday adventures and discoveries of Slovenia. She also shares her knowledge and understanding of Slovene, the official language, as 

Zgornje Jezersko – a journey into the heart of  the nature

Zgornje Jezersko – a journey into the heart of the nature

Welcome to Jezersko — the perfect hidden place of Slovenia. First of all, where is Jezersko? Jezersko is a pristine mountain valley in Northern Slovenia, surrounded from the east by high summits of sixty million years old Kamnik-Savinja Alps and from the west by more than 

(INTERVIEW) Nataša Briški: Ambassador of the Kočevje Region

(INTERVIEW) Nataša Briški: Ambassador of the Kočevje Region

To most Slovenes Nataša Briški is still best know as a former TV sports journalist. Though it was her TV reporting from America during George Bush Jr. presidency (she also interviewed him) that made her an acclaimed domestic and international journalist name. Presently, Nataša is editor in-chief 

Kropa – the unique heritage of iron-forging in Slovenia

Kropa – the unique heritage of iron-forging in Slovenia

When we took off from Ljubljana to a village of Kropa on a September morning, the day looked just perfect to be visiting the Gorenjska region of Slovenia. The late summer sunbeams were tenderly gliding over the green landscapes, while the eyes were resting high 

5 BEST spots for your perfect Ljubljana photo!

5 BEST spots for your perfect Ljubljana photo!

Visiting Slovenia will without any doubt leave you with some great memories. And if you do it right – some great photos! ? Therefore, as local travel bloggers, we thought of sharing with you some of the spots in Slovenia’s capital Ljubljana we find the 

Postojna Cave  – TOP choice of your trip in Slovenia

Postojna Cave – TOP choice of your trip in Slovenia

As you might already know, Slovenia is a charming small country, known for its natural beauty. One of the wonders of the nature that you should not miss when visiting, is the amazing Postojna Cave. Consequently, we can guarantee this visit will stay in your 

Vintgar Gorge – your destination in Slovenia!

Vintgar Gorge – your destination in Slovenia!

We were thinking for quite some time if we should share this with you or not … One becomes very protective of the natural beauty when it cuts deeply into all the senses. But a hike along 1600 m long Vintgar Gorge with waterfalls, pools