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11 Stunning Day Trips from Vienna

Vienna, Austria is a one of the most popular destinations in central Europe and is…

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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…

A Food and Heritage Walk in Idrija

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

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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.…

Why Supporting Local Tourism is More Important Than Ever Before

I have been avoiding writing about this topic explicitly, but it would be insincere to…

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Best European Christmas Markets for Foodies

The season of European Christmas markets is around the corner and my favorite part of…

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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…

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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.…

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Goriška Brda: The Wine Capital of Slovenia

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

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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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Marina di Pisa: The Sacred Tuscan Beach Town

If you are asking yourself “are there beaches near Pisa?” the answer is YES! Marina…

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Piran: The Perfect Day Trip to the Slovenian Coast

Piran is one of my favorite places in Slovenia and has wide range of things…

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Hellbrunn Palace and Trick Fountains in Salzburg

I must be one of the few people to visit Salzburg who has never watched…

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How to Spend One Day in Ljubljana

Ljubljana is the perfect place to use as your base while exploring Slovenia. In just one…