Learn more about Kranjska Gora

If today the summer finally seems comfortable in Slovenia, the weather was until recently very temperamental, so that it was risky to predict in advance a getaway too far. Taking advantage of a window of a few days of good weather, on a whim I booked a weekend at the Youth Hostel Barovc in Kranjska … Read more

Interview: Culinary workshops in Ljubljana

Looking to taste some Slovenian food? Do you enjoy cooking? Would you like to learn more about Slovenian cuisine? Join an evening cooking class in the centre of Ljubljana organised by the locals who enjoy cooking. You will be cooking your own dinner using fresh ingredients. Classes are organised for small groups as well as for … Read more

Hop on Hop off around Julian Alps

To encourage tourists as well as locals to use public transport and to visit less known towns and places, new Hop on Hop off bus lines have been organised in the Julian Alps region. From Bohinj and Bled to Pokljuka Every Saturday and Sunday between 28th June and 31st August you can catch a hop … Read more

Recipe: Carnival Doughnuts from Slovenia

When you think about Shrove Tuesday or mardi gras in Slovenia, you think of “kurenti” and doughnuts, typical desert eaten all year around, but especially popular during the carnival time. And the best doughnuts, “krofi” in Slovene, come from Trojane, small village that today respresents a rest point for truck drivers, car drivers and tourists and in 19th … Read more

Snowshoeing in Slovenia

Slovenia is a perfect destination for an outdoor holiday. More than 60 % of its territory are forests and 38 % is covered by the Alps: Julian Alps in North-West, Karavanke in North-East and Kamnik Savinja Alps in the North. You will find here glacial lakes, amazing gorges, crystal clear rivers, breathtaking Karst caves, Adriatic … Read more

Skiing in Slovenia

Winter is approaching very quickly, eventhough the temperatures at the moment make you feel like we are still in September. If you like snow and you enjoy all sorts of winter sports, we prepared a few ideas about skiing in Slovenia. Slovenian Alpine Ski Resorts There are eight main ski resorts in Slovenia, all easy to reach … Read more

Interview: Artisan Food Tours in Slovenia

I first read about Sylvia Onusic on her internet blog where she was talking about Slovenian food and her food tour in Slovenia. An American with Slovenian roots, she first visited Slovenia in 1989, but discovered the country in greater details when she came to Slovenia on a Fulbright scholarship and later worked in Ljubljana for six … Read more