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The Complete Guide to Visiting Tolmin Gorge in Slovenia

Saying somewhere in Slovenia is beautiful is probably starting to lose its meaning, but once you visit this incredible country you will understand. There are plenty of easy hikes at gorges around Slovenia, one of the most popular being Vintgar Gorge near Lake Bled. As a self-proclaimed local (how many years until I can say …

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11 Slovenian Words with Hilarious Literal English Translations

After living in Slovenia for a few years and stumbling through the language horribly, I can now safely share this ridiculous list of words I have been saving in the notes folder on my phone. This list is for Slovenian words that have amusing or interesting literal English translations. If you are learning Slovenian don’t …

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8 Reasons Why You Should Travel Locally and Ideas For Your Next Adventure

Looking for a way to travel more in 2021 while supporting your local community? Look no further. This article will discuss 8 reasons why it is better to travel locally (they are difficult to argue with!) and give you 6 suggestions and ideas to help inspire your next local adventure. Listen to an episode of …

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Kurentovanje: The Slovenian Festival You Don’t Want to Miss

There are many wonderful things about Slovenia and its culture that I have come to love since moving here, and Kurentovanje is one of them. Originating in one of Slovenia’s oldest cities, Ptuj, this festival is a culturally rich and vibrant celebration meant to scare away winter. It is part of the celebration of Pust …

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The Definitive Guide to Traveling to Slovenia in Summer 2020

Traveling in 2020 is not for the fainthearted and especially challenging for those with limited vacation time. Every day seems to bring something new and a change in policies. The point in creating this guide was to share the latest information all in one place so that you can make an informed decision about whether …

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