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. Its medieval town center is the best preserved in the whole country and it […]

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 […]

UNIQUE SLOVENIA STAYS: Vineyard Houses Podhamer in Prlekija

When you’re visiting a country as beautiful as Slovenia, you need a place to stay that’s a little bit special. How does a vineyard house at the top of a terraced hill in the renowned Slovenian wine region sound to you?  A different corner: Head […]

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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 the 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 centers in Slovenia and […]

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 setllements outside Ljubljana. Moreover, Ptuj is home to many great festivals, with Kurentovanje Carnival – Slovenia’s most famous folkloric event – […]

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 III […]

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 is the most beautiful one. The town’s rich history will keep your adventurous spirit very busy. At the same time it has that […]

Ljubljana Drama Café: Afternoon tea, evening prosecco

Ljubljana Drama Café: Afternoon tea, evening prosecco

You can find the 1919 Ljubljana Drama green building not far from Cankarjev dom or Ljubljana Congress Square in the city center. The cafe is located on the first floor in a former foyer, reachable by a winding staircase. But the climb is definitely worth […]

Visiting Prešeren’s birth house in Vrba

Visiting Prešeren’s birth house in Vrba

What is Shakespeare to the English, Goethe to the Germans and Pushkin to the Russians – this is Prešeren to the Slovenes. You cannot visit Slovenia without hearing and learning about the greatest Slovene poet France Prešeren (1800-1849). You will come across his statue right […]

A day trip to Sevnica from Ljubljana

A day trip to Sevnica from Ljubljana

Sevnica is a tiny town in south-east Slovenia, close to the border with Croatia, where Melania Trump (back in the day Knavs) grew up. We decided to take a day trip from Ljubljana and find out what is there to do. Getting there from Ljubljana […]