Central Europe

Pust: A Guide to Slovenian Carnival

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

king matjaz snow castles
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…

Piazza Duomo Trento Trentino
A Weekend in Trento, Italy

Trento might not have been on your radar before, it certainly wasn’t on mine, but…

Velenje Castle and Velenje
Wandering Velenje Castle

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

things to do in lake bled
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…

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Exploring Kras: Kraški Pršut at Pršutarna Ščuka

Suddenly, Jaka and I found ourselves driving through tiny Slovenian Karst towns built of stone.…

Goriška Brda Šmartno
Goriška Brda: The Wine Capital of Slovenia

Goriška Brda, or commonly referred to as Brda, is one of the smallest wine-growing regions…

Fusine Lake Italy
An Alpine Day Trip from Lake Jasna to Mangart

A few weeks ago Jaka surprised me with a little itinerary that he put together…

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Tartin Square in Piran, Slovenian Riviera
20 Beautiful Day Trips from Ljubljana

Are you traveling to Slovenia and looking for day trips from Ljubljana? Look no further!…

salad from Bife in Ljubljana, Slovenia
6 Delicious Lunch Spots in Ljubljana

Going out to lunch is one of my favorite activities, and finding the best lunch…

Neuschwanstein Castle
Visiting Neuschwanstein Castle

Visiting Neuschwanstein Castle is definitely marking one off of the castle bucket list. This has…

Mokrice Castle
A Weekend of Slovenian Castles

I am on a journey to visit and document as many Slovenian castles as I…

slovenian easter traditions
Learning How to Make Potica and other Slovenian Easter Traditions

One of my favorite parts of traveling and living abroad is learning about new holiday…

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Piran: The Perfect Day Trip to the Slovenian Coast

Piran is one of my favorite places in Slovenia. Known for its Venetian architecture and…

Dobrote Dolenjske
Wine Tasting in Ljubljana with Dobrote Dolenjske

Disclaimer that this degustation was gifted to me by Dobrote Dolenjske. All opinions, as always,…