Lake Bohinj, Slovenia 3-day Itinerary JetSetting Fools

Lake Bohinj, Slovenia 3-Day Itinerary

Fresh air. Clear water. Green forests. Towering mountains. Wide pastures. Deep gorges. Flourishing nature. Lake Bohinj is uncomplicated and raw; she’s the girl next door that doesn’t have to dress up or put on make up in order to attract attention.… Read the rest


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Travel Guides: Slovenia

We have spent heaps of time in Slovenia – not just taking in the sights of the picture-perfect capital city of Ljubljana, but also swimming in the sea at the coastal town of Piran, hiking to waterfalls at peaceful Lake Bohinj, exploring caves in the heart of the Karst region, learning about the history in the often over-looked city of Maribor, soaking in the art and culture in Kranj and sipping wine from family-owned wineries across the country.

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Slovenian Wine Highway: Cross-Country Wine Tasting

Slovenia is not a big country; it roughly measures the size of the state of New Jersey. Shaped like a chicken facing east, the nation is wedged into the space between Italy, Austria, Hungary and Croatia. Although it doesn’t have a large landmass, it certainly has diverse landscapes: towering mountains, crystal-clear lakes, vibrant and historic cities, a dramatic coastline, massive caves, wide open farmland and hundreds of vineyards.… Read the rest


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Celje Castle, Slovenia

Ninety-six. That is the number of castles listed on Slovenia’s official tourist website. While seeing all 96 is not a goal of ours, we had seen four of the most popular – Bled Castle, Ljubljana Castle, Skofja Loka Castle and Predjama Castle – and decided to visit one more, Celje Castle, which happens to be the largest medieval castle in Slovenia.… Read the rest


Visiting Vintgar Gorge with summer crowds near Lake Bled, Slovenia JetSetting Fools

Visiting Vintgar Gorge near Lake Bled, Slovenia

When we planned a day trip to visit Vintgar Gorge near Lake Bled, Slovenia, we anticipated a relaxing day spent by the water. How could walking along a wooden planked boardwalk through a naturally carved gorge filled with rushing translucent water not be peaceful?… Read the rest


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Sights in Skofja Loka, Slovenia

Dating back to the year 973, Skofja Loka, Slovenia was built on the confluence of two rivers – Poljanska Sora and Selska Sora. The city center consists of the upper town square, Plac, and the lower town square, Lontrg, both of which are situated under the hill-topping castle, The Castle of Skofja Loka.… Read the rest


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Riding the Rails: Scenic Train in Slovenia

For most people, the purpose of taking a train is to get from Point A to Point B. However, when there is a train that navigates through stunning landscapes, the sole reason for riding the rails can simply be for the scenery that passes by the window.… Read the rest


Things To Do in Rovinj: A Complete Guide to Rovinj, Croatia by JetSettingFools.com

Things To Do In Rovinj: Our Complete Guide To Rovinj, Croatia

 Charming Rovinj, Croatia is an absolute gem – and one of our favorite Croatia destinations. Located on the western coast of the Istrian Peninsula, which hangs like a teardrop from Slovenia, Rovinj is a picture-perfect seaside town. During our 3-week stay, we discovered many things to do in Rovinj – both in the Old Town and across the region of Istria.… Read the rest


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The Best One-Day Tour Of Istria, Croatia

Croatia’s Istrian Peninsula dangles off the northwest corner of the country into the Adriatic Sea. Like much of Croatia, the coastline in Istria is the big attraction. However, the interior of the Istrian Peninsula is equally picturesque and has a storied past of its own.… Read the rest