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Guest Blog Post about visiting Brežice by Susan Curtis, Editor of Istros Books (currently in Slovenia)

Guest Blog Post about visiting Brežice by Susan Curtis, Editor of Istros Books (currently in Slovenia)

As the bus comes off the motorway and turns some sharp bends, you almost feel as if you are going to be pitched over into the Croatian border. Breżice is the  the last turnoff on the A2 motorway that links Ljubljana and Zagreb, and sits 

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 

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 

(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 

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 

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 

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 

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 

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