Slovenia

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Traveling to Ljubljana? Check out my Wandering Ljubljana Guide a comprehensive guide with everything you need to know.

Want to learn some Slovenian? Then start with my Slovenian Language Learning Guide.

Traveling to Slovenia this summer? Then definitely check out The Definitive Guide to Traveling to Slovenia (Summer 2020) Edition.

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Where to Buy Slovenian Made in Ljubljana

Here at Wandering Helene I am all about supporting local and that means if you…

13 Things You Should Know BEFORE Driving in Slovenia

Driving in a different country can be daunting and many travelers opt to go without…

Open Wine Cellar Days in Goriška Brda

Open Wine Cellar Days, or Dnevi odprtih kleti in Slovene, took place across Goriška Brda…

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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…

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11 Best Things to Do in Koper

It is often forgotten that Slovenia has a coastline. Tucked between Italy and Croatia and…

Day Trip Date in Koper with Mini Adventures

Mini Adventures asked me if I would like to take one of their products out…

A Food and Heritage Walk in Idrija

By June, Slovenia is lush and shades of green. It begins to feel warm even…

Photo Diary: Ljubljana, Slovenia

Before 2015 I never considered traveling to Slovenia, let alone imagine that one day I…

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An Alpine Escape to Velika Planina

If there is one place you should visit in Slovenia it should be Velika Planina.…

Eat Like Royalty in These Slovenian Castles

Can you imagine dining in a real castle? Sitting in the main dining room of…

Pust: A Guide to Slovenian Carnival

Around the world, February is the time of the year for celebrating the end of…

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Snow Castles for King Matjaž in Koroška

The road was zigging and zagging up and down the hills, through the trees, as…

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The Ultimate Guide to Castles in Slovenia

Castles in Slovenia are not on everyone’s radar, especially if they are not named Bled…

For the Love of Food and Connection: Eating at Raw Pasta Fresca Bar

One afternoon I was wandering Ljubljana seeking lunch. I was starting to give up and…

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Wandering Velenje Castle

Velenje, Slovenia is not the first, second, or even third place you consider visiting, but…

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Ljubljana to Lake Bled Day Trip

The most common questions tourists have when coming to Slovenia are probably ‘Can I do…

Wandering Magical and Medieval Koroška

Koroška is the smallest region in Slovenia, along the northern border with Austria and just…

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11 Amazing Things To Do In Western Slovenia

The region of Primorska begins in the Julian Alps and covers Western Slovenia to the…