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Slovenia: How walking saved one travel blogger’s summer

Slovenia: How walking saved one travel blogger’s summer

As a local Slovenia travel blogger, at the end of February this year 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 

Visiting Črnomelj in Bela krajina – do it right!

Visiting Črnomelj in Bela krajina – do it right!

Located at the heart of the area known as White Carniola (Bela krajina) in south-eastern Slovenia, Črnomelj is a town which name non-Slovenian speakers find really hard to pronounce. Therefore, to make it a bit easier let us also mention its first original names: Schirnomel and Zernomel (dating to 13th century, when first written 

Let’s go to Piran!

Let’s go to Piran!

Why visit Piran? Well, if you want to see one place on Slovenia’s tiny coast, Piran is definitely the best choice – it’s the most picturesque one! The town’s rich history and its many charms will keep your spirit full of joy. At the same 

KOBARID MUSEUM – A WAR MUSEUM (WW1), WITH A MESSAGE OF PEACE

KOBARID MUSEUM – A WAR MUSEUM (WW1), WITH A MESSAGE OF PEACE

This year marks 30 years since the opening of the Kobarid Museum and 20 years since the establishment of the Walk of Peace Foundation. They are bonded with a commitment for researching the history of World War 1 in Slovenia, and preserving its memory.  Visited by Let’s 

Drežnica – a fairy tale village embraced by Mt. Krn

Drežnica – a fairy tale village embraced by Mt. Krn

My generation still sang at school “Čin, Čin, Čin, Drežnica, where are the goats? Up on a mountain rock, where there is no water …  (Čin, čin, čin Drežnica, kje so kozice? Gori na skalici, kjer ni vodice).  Lots of water had to flow before I finally made it to this tiny village from the popular children’s song in the north-western 

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 

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 

Exploring the Roman city of Emona – in Ljubljana

Exploring the Roman city of Emona – in Ljubljana

Two thousand years ago, a Roman city called Emona stood on the site of the present-day Ljubljana. But even if we live in Ljubljana, we somehow fail to notice its Roman legacy. Let’s imagine Ljubljana without the traffic lights, cars and all the electrical wiring. 

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 who are showing Slovenia to the world, we thought of sharing with you some of the spots in 

Zgornje Jezersko – a journey into the heart of  the nature

Zgornje Jezersko – a journey into the heart of the nature

When it starts to heat up and Slovenia’s capital Ljubljana is overrun with tourists, it’s good to think of possibilities of an »escape«. The seaside or the mountains? Well, it’s also very hot on the coast. But luckily there is the sea. On the other 

A walk through the Old Celje Castle

A walk through the Old Celje Castle

Many say once you visit the Old Celje Castle it will stay in your memories forever. Visited by Let’s go Slovenia in December 2018 Once upon a time … Yes, once upon a time, there were counts and nobles and warriors walking here, living, dreaming, fighting 

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 

A quick list of Ljubljana’s MUST SEE buildings

A quick list of Ljubljana’s MUST SEE buildings

Visiting Ljubljana? Like in any other place, it’s good to know what you’re looking at! Vurnik House The Vurnik House, or the Cooperative Business Bank building, is Ljubljana’s most colorful house and a masterpiece of Slovenian Art Nouveau architecture. The structure is work of Slovenian 

Beautiful nature of Slovenia – the Tolmin Gorge 

Beautiful nature of Slovenia – the Tolmin Gorge 

On a hot summer day we visited the lowest point of the Soča Valley – theTolmin 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 Slovenia 

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 in Slovenia 

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 

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 

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 – 

5 Ljubljana neighbourhoods to visit!

5 Ljubljana neighbourhoods to visit!

True, Ljubljana Old Town is really pretty and there are many things to see and do there! But, let’s get out of the city centre for a day! Check out which Ljubljana neighbourhoods to see! Trnovo Some might say that Trnovo is still Ljubljana centre.