Lake Bled is one of the top places to visit in Slovenia for a reason: It’s magnificent. The sapphire lake is surrounded by the soaring peaks of some of the most impressive mountain ranges in Europe. Overlooked by the cliff-clinging Medieval castle, the lake has one lone island, which is occupied by a charming church and its rising steeple.… Read the rest
Ljubljana – the charming capital of Slovenia – is often the first (and sometimes only) stop for visitors of the country. On our first trip to Slovenia, we were captivated by the magic of the fairy-tale city and, except for one day trip from Ljubljana to Lake Bled, we were happy exploring the city’s history and culinary delights.… Read the rest
Visiting Skocjan Caves is a highlight of a trip to Slovenia. The colossal underground system is located near the town of Divaca, southwest of Ljubljana near the Italian border in the Inner Carinola Region.
The caves are open to visitors for guided tours – but the remoteness makes getting there a bit of a challenge.… Read the rest
Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia, is a fairytale city filled with iconic sights, delectable cuisine, interesting art, nature parks, great craft beer and incredible community events! There are enough Ljubljana things to do to fill an entire week, but for visitors who have just one day in Ljubljana, we’ve rounded up a list of the essential experiences.… Read the rest
Postojna Cave is an absolutely fascinating place to visit! The massive cave system features cavernous corridors and an abundance of magnificent stalactites and stalagmites. Extending across the landscape, the cave karst phenomena can also be witnessed at the nearby 12th century Predjama Castle.… Read the rest
Fresh air. Clear water. Green forests. Towering mountains. Wide pastures. Deep gorges. Flourishing in nature. Lake Bohinj, Slovenia is uncomplicated and raw. Lake Bohinj is a postcard-picture scene, naturally designed in hues of unbelievable blues and shades of intense green.… Read the rest
For most travelers to Slovenia, the purpose of taking a train is to get from Point A to Point B. However, there is a scenic train in Slovenia that navigates through stunning landscapes, which makes the sole reason for riding the Bohinj Railway the spectacular scenery that passes by just outside our window.… Read the rest
From the tip of the Piran Peninsula, the rocky Slovenian coastline trails east two and a half miles toward a protruding landmass of bulking cliffs covered in trees. The protected natural reserve, Strunjan Nature Park, is rich with diverse geological phenomena.… Read the rest
Maribor is Slovenia’s second largest city, but somehow often overlooked as a tourist destination. Granted, Ljubljana seems to steal all of the attention, but there a many great things to do in Maribor!
While there is no disputing that visiting Ljubljana is a must, Maribor is distinctly different.… Read the rest
Glamping in Slovenia is one of the best ways to experience the natural beauty of the country. Nestled in gorgeous settings, Slovenia glamping sites are optimal for travelers who want to stay in nature with the added benefit of modern conveniences – and Big Berry Primostek delivers big on all points!… Read the rest