SLOVENIA

  • What We Loved, Hated, and Learned From Our 2017 Travels

    2017 was a big year for us. Earlier this year we shared about our goal to travel to 17 countries in 2017, and we far surpassed that goal. As we reflect back on 2017, we decided again to provide you with the highlights from our year and answer your questions, rather than ramble on about…

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  • Glamping Slovenia: 10 Fun Activities at Big Berry

    Want to hop on the glamping bandwagon but not sure where to go? Big Berry Kolpa River in rural Slovenia is the perfect mix of luxury, relaxation, and fun. With its multitude and variety of partners in the Bela Krajina region, you will never have a dull day. Whether you are in the mood for…

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  • Glamping in Slovenia with Big Berry

    During our sister trip this past summer, Diana and I had the opportunity to spend three nights glamping in Slovenia with Big Berry. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the concept of glamping, it is essentially a glorified version of camping that gives people the opportunity to experience being immersed in nature, while…

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  • Slovenian Food: 5 Best Restaurants in Slovenia

    Slovenian food is strongly influenced by the cuisine of neighboring countries like Austria, Italy, Croatia, and Hungary. The cuisine is heavy on meats and pastas, and it’s easy to find Slavic dishes like mushroom soups or buckwheat porridge mixed in there as well. What stands out most to me about Slovenian food, however, is the…

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  • The Perfect 3 Day Itinerary for Ljubljana

    Ljubljana is one of my favorite cities in Europe. It is small and quaint, yet packed with delicious restaurants, fun bars, and plenty of fun outdoor adventures within a one hour drive. Despite its status as a former Yugoslavia nation, remnants of the war really cannot be seen in Slovenia. Long story short, Slovenia was…

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  • Cycling and Food Tour in the Heart of Slovenia

    Our trip to Ljubljana would not have been complete without the Cycling and Culinary Tour in the Heart of Slovenia that we went on through Turizem Ljubljana. Although we had just taken the Taste Ljubljana Culinary Tour the previous day, the cycling and culinary tour took us outside of Ljubljana and into the surrounding farmlands.…

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  • Explore the Tastes of Ljubljana with Taste Ljubljana’s Culinary Tour

    For the second stop on mine and Diana’s second annual sister trip, we decided to go to Ljubljana in Slovenia, a largely underrated travel destination. We were scheduled to take a direct bus from Rome to Ljubljana, but despite our best efforts to catch it, we ended up missing the bus. As a result, our…

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  • Best Hotel in Ljubljana City Centre: Grand Hotel Union

    When Grand Hotel Union first opened in Ljubljana, Slovenia in 1905, it was the only modern hotel in Ljubljana and the tallest building in the city. Today, it is impossible to miss this elegant and historical looking building in the heart of Ljubljana’s city centre. Fully equipped with 173 rooms and decked out in full…

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  • #1 Most Eco-friendly Hotel in Ljubljana: B&B Hotel Ljubljana Park

    During our trip to Ljubljana, we had the privilege of spending one night at B&B Hotel Ljubljana Park, a hotel awarded as the most eco-friendly in the entire city. This is significant especially in Ljubljana because the city received the award for European Green Capital of 2016. If you want to travel responsibly and support environmental…

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  • Discover Slovenia’s Best Craft Beers With A Beer Lover’s Experience of Ljubljana

    When my sister and I visited Ljubljana, Slovenia last month, we instantly fell in love. When we found out that Ljubljana’s craft beer scene has been booming in recent years, we fell even more in love. If you are a beer lover like us, you’ll want to spend an evening discovering Slovenia’s best craft beers…

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