MOVING TO SLOVENIA: Natasha Starovoytova from Russia who is captivated by Slovenian healthy and active lifestyle

MOVING TO SLOVENIA: Natasha Starovoytova from Russia who is captivated by Slovenian healthy and active lifestyle

It was a real twist of fate for Natasha Starovoytova that she ended up in Slovenia, as her initial plan was to move to Slovakia … Interview by Let’s go Slovenia travel blog (July, 2021) Where do you come from, when and why did you 

Ferry shuttle service connecting Ankaran, Koper, Izola and Piran returns!

Ferry shuttle service connecting Ankaran, Koper, Izola and Piran returns!

The cross-border project Crossmoby will set up a ferry service this summer again, connecting four Slovenian coastal towns – Ankaran, Koper, Izola and Piran. Last year, the service was only available at weekends, now it will run EVERY DAY except Mondays. The ferry will be 

Will Plečnik’s Ljubljana works become part of the UNESCO world heritage?

Will Plečnik’s Ljubljana works become part of the UNESCO world heritage?

The International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) has positively assessed Slovenia’s bid to get selected works of architect Jože Plečnik (1872-1957) in Ljubljana listed in UNESCO’s World Heritage List. The UNESCO World Heritage Committee will hold a session in July. Timeless architecture The application, 

Triglav National Park celebrates 40 years since officially becoming a protected area

Triglav National Park celebrates 40 years since officially becoming a protected area

The act proclaiming the Triglav National Park was ratified on May 27th in 1981. Triglav National Park (TNP) (Slovene: Triglavski narodni park) is the only national park in Slovenia. It was established in its modern form in 1981 and is located in the north-western part of the country. Mount Triglav (2,864 

The Mediterranean Slovenia: Chic hotel Grand Koper to open soon!

The Mediterranean Slovenia: Chic hotel Grand Koper to open soon!

Coastal town Koper is getting a stylish high-end boutique hotel Grand Koper. The four-star hotel will feature 60 rooms, a fitness, a spa, a conference room and a VIP restaurant. The hotel is located right on the coast in the old town of Koper. The nearest 

Books from Slovenia: UK based Istros Books publishes Mitja Čander’s Blind Man (Slepec)

Books from Slovenia: UK based Istros Books publishes Mitja Čander’s Blind Man (Slepec)

Where the real blindness lies – in our eyes or in our egos? London based independent publishers Istros Books known for championing literature from SE Europe & the Balkans has recently added another name to their notable list of authors. An editor and literary critic, 

Ljubljana GREAT Legacy:  Home of the Legendary Mayor Ivan Hribar Opens to the Public!

Ljubljana GREAT Legacy: Home of the Legendary Mayor Ivan Hribar Opens to the Public!

Ljubljana, May 9, 2021 – On April 18th this year it has been 80 years since the six-time mayor of Ljubljana, Ivan Hribar, committed suicide after the Italian fascist troops entered the city. At the age of 90, he jumped into the Ljubljanica River. The