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You Won’t Be Able To Visit the Tolmin Gorge Until June. What is the Reason?

You Won’t Be Able To Visit the Tolmin Gorge Until June. What is the Reason?

For safety reasons, the authorities decided to completely close the popular tourist destination Tolminska korita. Access will also be physically disabled. Also access to the Polog valley and to the memorial church of St. Duha in Javorca will be closed. Two major tourist sites in 

Eating Good And Cheap In Ljubljana: Klobasarna

Eating Good And Cheap In Ljubljana: Klobasarna

The fast-food restaurant offers a range of sausages, including the popular Slovenian “kranjska klobasa” (Carniolan sausage). A place to try some other typical Slovenian food, too! Klobasarna is a well-known place in Ljubljana’s Old Town, Slovenia. It is renowned for serving traditional Slovenian cuisine, particularly 

Experience the Extraordinary: Vipava Valley Wine Train Adventure!

Experience the Extraordinary: Vipava Valley Wine Train Adventure!

Slovenia’s Vipava Valley is a bucket-list destination for every wine lover – the rolling vineyard hills, acclaimed family owned wineries, and gourmet Slovenian cuisine make it a wine & foodie hot spot that people around the world flock to. The wine train in the Vipava Valley of Slovenia is 

Exploring Slovenia’s Forests: Don’t Wander Around Without Knowing THIS!

Exploring Slovenia’s Forests: Don’t Wander Around Without Knowing THIS!

Slovenia’s lush and diverse forests offer a captivating backdrop for walking and hiking enthusiasts. Nestled between the Alps, the Mediterranean, and the Pannonian Plain, Slovenia boasts a rich tapestry of landscapes, from dense woodlands to towering peaks and crystal-clear lakes. Returning to Nature Walking through 

Exploring Slovenian Istria: Gostilna Korte – Hidden Treasure for Local Traditional Cuisine

Exploring Slovenian Istria: Gostilna Korte – Hidden Treasure for Local Traditional Cuisine

“Slovenian Istria” (Slovenska Istra) refers to the portion of the Istrian Peninsula that belongs to Slovenia. Istria is a peninsula in the Adriatic Sea shared by three countries. Introduction The three countries are Croatia, Slovenia, and a small part belonging to Italy. Istrian Food Istrian 

What Is It Like to Stay In Former Tito’s Villa at Lake Bled? Have a LOOK Inside! (PHOTOS)

What Is It Like to Stay In Former Tito’s Villa at Lake Bled? Have a LOOK Inside! (PHOTOS)

Nestled amidst the serene landscape of Bled, Slovenia, lies the historic gem known as Tito’s Villa. Staying in Tito’s Villa offers a unique blend of history, luxury, and natural beauty. Tito’s summer residence Formerly the summer residence of Josip Broz Tito, the iconic leader of 

Culinary Gems Slovenia: Gault&Millau’s Top Picks for 2024 (BEST Restaurants Revealed!)

Culinary Gems Slovenia: Gault&Millau’s Top Picks for 2024 (BEST Restaurants Revealed!)

Despite its small size, Slovenia is strengthening its reputation as a gastronomic superpower. For the sixth consecutive year, the inspectors of Gault&Millau explored Slovenia’s vibrant culinary scene, seeking out excellence and innovation. Gault&Millau Slovenia 2024 Winners In 2024, the highest number of points (18.5) was awarded to 

TOP 5 of Maribor: Slovenia’s Timeless Treasure

TOP 5 of Maribor: Slovenia’s Timeless Treasure

Maribor is the second-largest city in Slovenia and the largest city of the traditional region of Lower Styria. It may be lesser-known than some of Slovenia’s other tourist destinations. It’s waiting to be discovered! It’s a 2,5 hour train ride to Maribor from Ljubljana. Which means it might be a 

Guardians of Knowledge: The Iconic Pegasus Handles on Ljubljana Doors (Where to See Them?)

Guardians of Knowledge: The Iconic Pegasus Handles on Ljubljana Doors (Where to See Them?)

Explore the depths of Slovenia’s vibrant capital by learning about some of its best kept secrets! Besides seeing Ljubljana’s obvious sights, you can embark on an in-depth exploration of Slovenia’s dynamic capital. Visit the National and University Library of Ljubljana, also known as NUK. Slovenia’s 

Have You Heard About a Hidden Canyon Near Ljubljana? A Real Hiker’s Paradise!

Have You Heard About a Hidden Canyon Near Ljubljana? A Real Hiker’s Paradise!

Less than 20 kilometers from the Slovenian capital, Iški Vintgar – the Ig Canyon –  invites visitors to explore its mysteries. A beautiful gorge was formed by the Iška River. Most of the gorge, which is around 400 to 500 meters deep, can be explored 

Our Little Piece Of Heaven (But We Are Happy to Share It With You)

Our Little Piece Of Heaven (But We Are Happy to Share It With You)

Nestled along the stunning Slovenian coastline, just a stone’s throw away from the Adriatic Sea, lies the charming village of Strunjan. Simple, but beautiful atmosphere Here, amid the tranquil beauty of nature and the salty breeze of the sea, you’ll discover Okrepčevalnica Beli Križ (At 

Have You Heard About Slovenia’s Beer Fountain in Žalec? It is Opened For the Season!

Have You Heard About Slovenia’s Beer Fountain in Žalec? It is Opened For the Season!

The Slovenia Beer Fountain is a fun and unique attraction that offers visitors a chance to taste some of the finest craft beers Slovenia has to offer. Whether you’re a beer enthusiast or simply curious to experience something different, the Slovenia Beer Fountain is definitely 

Seaside Serenity: A Journey Through Izola, Slovenia

Seaside Serenity: A Journey Through Izola, Slovenia

Nestled along the picturesque Adriatic coastline, between the better-known destinations of Piran and Portorož, lies the charming seaside town of Izola. Izola may not be the most famous destination in Slovenia, but it is certainly one of the most enchanting. Relaxing on Pristine Beaches For 

5 Most Popular Instagram Spots In Slovenia

5 Most Popular Instagram Spots In Slovenia

Slovenia is one of the most photogenic countries in Europe, no doubt about it. Its world-known natural beauty is celebrated in many travel magazines and lately all around the popular social media. According to the accounts of many travel bloggers and travel-based Instagrammers – the country’s 

The Open Kitchen Ljubljana Food Festival 2024 is ON! Here’s ALL the information!

The Open Kitchen Ljubljana Food Festival 2024 is ON! Here’s ALL the information!

Experience freshly cooked delights by different Slovenian restaurants at the Friday food market in the heart of Ljubljana! Every Friday from around end of March to October, the Open Kitchen (‘Odprta kuhna’ in Slovenian) invites you to meet Slovenian chefs, taste different Slovenian and other 

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 

Exploring the Hidden Gem of Slovenia: Koper

Exploring the Hidden Gem of Slovenia: Koper

Nestled along the picturesque Adriatic coast lies a hidden gem waiting to be discovered by travellers seeking authentic experiences. The town’s old-world charm Cobblestone streets wind their way through the historic centre of Koper, lined with pastel-coloured buildings, balconies and terracotta roofs. Visitors love wandering 

This Slovenian place is on the LIST of 25 most beautiful places in the world!

This Slovenian place is on the LIST of 25 most beautiful places in the world!

CNN Travel has rounded up the best of the best! The world is a spectacular place, full of hidden and overt beauty in every corner. But beauty’s also subjective. It’d be impossible to get a unanimous decision on the most beautiful places around the world. 

RECOMMENDED BY LOCALS: Tanja’s Herbal Liqueurs from Jezersko Alpine Valley

RECOMMENDED BY LOCALS: Tanja’s Herbal Liqueurs from Jezersko Alpine Valley

You won’t be leaving Zgornje Jezersko without buying few bottles to take home with you! Zgornje Jezersko is a town in the Kamnik-Savinja Alps range, very close to the border with Austria. It is a heaven for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts, offering a perfect 

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 

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 

Our 7 TIPS for Your Joyful Trip to Škofja Loka!

Our 7 TIPS for Your Joyful Trip to Škofja Loka!

Once in Škofja Loka, you will make a sigh: Aahhh it’s so BEAUTIFUL here! (Khm, what took you so long – we have been telling you this all along!) ? This charming little place only a good 20 minute bus ride from Ljubljana (5, 40 

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. Once upon a time … Yes, once upon a time, there were counts and nobles and warriors walking here, living, dreaming, fighting through their lives, making a history … The 

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 

Welcome to the herbal heaven in Slovenske Gorice!

Welcome to the herbal heaven in Slovenske Gorice!

We went to the heart of Slovenske Gorice, Slovenian hilly north-east region. The purpose of our trip was to visit herbalist Danica Kolarič and her beekeeper husband Jože Kolarič. On their property in Sveta Ana (St. Ana) Danica and Jože have created a true rural 

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 

Lake Bled or Lake Bohinj?

Lake Bled or Lake Bohinj?

This is the question local travel bloggers and travel journalist get asked quite often by people, who are making their travel itinerary prior to their first Slovenia visit. So, what is that they should know? Too close for big dilemmas The distance between Lake Bled and Lake Bohinj is only 20 

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 – 

BEST LOCAL FOOD: Žganci in Zgornje Jezersko

BEST LOCAL FOOD: Žganci in Zgornje Jezersko

While staying in Zgornje Jezersko, we visited Tourist farm Šenk Homestead (Šenkova domačija). The farm is considered one of the oldest homesteads in Jezersko with engraved year 1517 above the doorframe of the main building. Here’s what we had for lunch! Traditional Slovene “žganci”  Translated 

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 

TOP 3 Things To Do In Piran

TOP 3 Things To Do In Piran

Picturesque Piran, a town in southwestern Slovenia, is everyone’s favourite town on the Slovenian coast. It is known for its medieval architecture and great sea-food restaurants. Adding a beach life and amazing  panorama over the Gulf of Piran to all this, and … you are 

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 

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 

Green European Capitals: Ljubljana holds the prestigious title

Green European Capitals: Ljubljana holds the prestigious title

The European Best Destinations (EBD) – a travel website developed to promote culture & tourism in Europe, ranked Ljubljana at the very top of the selection of the 20 Best Green Capitals in Europe! The capital of Slovenia has not only been ranked the #1 

Ten Must-Take-Home Souvenirs from Slovenia

Ten Must-Take-Home Souvenirs from Slovenia

Slovenia has many unique products to offer – from traditional food and drinks to handmade products. Here’s our list of 10 MUST Take Home Souvenirs from Slovenia! 1. Slovenian honey Slovenia has a long tradition in beekeeping and is home to a number of excellent 

Predjama Castle: Slovenia’s Castle Meets Game of Thrones!

Predjama Castle: Slovenia’s Castle Meets Game of Thrones!

Many visitors say that the Predjama Castle in Slovenia is is unlike anything they have seen before. The castle is built into the karst rock, which makes the cave and the concrete perfectly merge into one! The Predjama castle is located in small Slovenian village 

Our visit to the Avsenik Museum in Begunje

Our visit to the Avsenik Museum in Begunje

A story of the legendary Avsenik Brothers Ensemble is just too big to be missed when visiting Slovenia! The Avsenik Museum is very near famous Lake Bled It all started in Begunje, a typical Gorenjska region village near Lake Bled, where back in the 1950’s brothers Slavko  

BEE THEIR GUEST – MUSEUM OF APICULTURE RADOVLJICA

BEE THEIR GUEST – MUSEUM OF APICULTURE RADOVLJICA

Composed of baroque and renaissance buildings with some stunning views of mountains and valleys the town of Radovljica is also home to Slovenia’s Museum of Apiculture. In a country where there are five beekeepers for every thousand people, the museum is well worth visiting to 

Slovenia’s Juliana Trail – One of the World’s Best Long-Distance Hiking Trails

Slovenia’s Juliana Trail – One of the World’s Best Long-Distance Hiking Trails

Slovenia debuted the Juliana Trail in October 2019 in an attempt to get visitors to stay longer and visit more than just its capital Ljubljana and main tourist town of Bled. Long-distance hikes are a travel trend “Nothing will bring you closer to a place – and its people – than 

Zgornje Jezersko – a journey into the heart of  the nature

Zgornje Jezersko – a journey into the heart of the nature

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 three hundred million years old coral reef. Getting to Jezersko The Jezersko municipality has two settlements: Spodnje 

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. Sežana – a great base The town of Sežana is located on the Karst Plateau, 17 km from Trieste, Italy, and 80 km 

Visit the Kurent House in Ptuj (and get to know kurent)

Visit the Kurent House in Ptuj (and get to know kurent)

It’s opened all year round, what do you need to know prior to your visit? Kurent House is an inter-active museum in the centre of Ptuj, which is known as Slovenia’s oldest town. It opened at the beginning of 2023 to celebrate and educate visitors 

10 Hidden Gems in Ljubljana

10 Hidden Gems in Ljubljana

Open your eyes, open your mind, and dive into the very best of “secret places” of Ljubljana. 1. The beautiful atrium of Križanke Križanke is a very popular Ljubljana open-air theatre venue. But the architectural complex is much more than this. It also includes the medieval monastery, a 

Visiting Ribnica – the Town Famous For Woodenware or “Suha Roba”

Visiting Ribnica – the Town Famous For Woodenware or “Suha Roba”

When mentioning the town of Ribnica, people in Slovenia first think of the famous local tradition of woodenware or “suha roba”. First written records of woodenware date from 14th century, in a fair document from Lož. It is also mentioned in the permission given by Frederick 

The Enchanting Little Town of Vipava, Slovenia

The Enchanting Little Town of Vipava, Slovenia

Only one hour drive from the city life of Ljubljana we indulged ourselves in the peace and beauty of the Slovenia’s south-western town of Vipava in the wine-rich region of the Vipava Valley. Here is a story of a weekend well spent between sightseeing, relaxing 

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 the city’s Roman legacy. Let’s imagine Ljubljana without the traffic lights, cars and all the electrical 

Recommended by Locals: Riklijeva Rezina (Rikli’s Slice), Lake Bled’s NEW star

Recommended by Locals: Riklijeva Rezina (Rikli’s Slice), Lake Bled’s NEW star

The new delicacy from Bled is similar, but not identical, to the popular Bled kremšnita. Two layers of vanilla cream on a butter dough base, topped with a thin layer of apricot marmalade, with a chocolate coating – what’s there not to love! Those who 

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 

SLOVENIA: 5 Very Interesting Facts To Know!

SLOVENIA: 5 Very Interesting Facts To Know!

Countries around the world are recognised by their typical features. What comes to your mind when you think about Slovenia? Let’s see if we can help! 1. Geographical Diversity Despite its small size, Slovenia boasts diverse landscapes, including the Alps, Mediterranean coastline, Karst region with 

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 

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 

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

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

If you are slightest interested in the history of the 20th century and you find yourself in Slovenia, there is no way you can miss visiting the Kobarid Museum. Visited by Let’s go Slovenia in August 2020 One of the TOP historical attractions in Slovenia 

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 

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 

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 also a real walkers paradise in any season. When we visited Kranjska Gora in late September, the weather was delightfully sunny and warm. Our excitement increased even more when we checked into our hotel – 

The Weather is Beautiful And It Will Remain So Over The Weekend. And Then – a Surprise!

The Weather is Beautiful And It Will Remain So Over The Weekend. And Then – a Surprise!

There will be fairly clear weather until next Monday – April 15th, with temperatures that will be very warm for this time. A cold front is expected to cross Slovenia on Tuesday, and behind it, significantly colder polar air will reach the Alps from the