Exploring Slovenia

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How much does it cost to explore Slovenia?

How much does it cost to explore Slovenia?

Slovenia is known for its sustainability focus. And it is the only country in the world with love in its name. How could we not be excited to explore this pocket rocket of a country? While we only visited for eight days (as Paul had to leave the Schengen Visa area at...

One week in Western Slovenia: Cool things to see and do beyond Lake Bled

One week in Western Slovenia: Cool things to see and do beyond Lake Bled

As a true Kiwi, there are few countries in the world Paul considers on par with or surpassing New Zealand when it comes to natural beauty. Iceland, Norway and Ecuador are strong contenders. And now we’re adding another one: Slovenia. We’d even argue that New Zealand...

48 Hours in Ljubljana: The perfect getaway for history and nature lovers

48 Hours in Ljubljana: The perfect getaway for history and nature lovers

With quaint medieval and pretty Austro-Hungarian buildings lining the Ljubljanica River, the Ljubljana Castle and the surrounding Alpine mountains, Ljubljana is one of the most picturesque capitals in Europe. It is also one of the most advanced destinations when it...

80 inspiring travel movies that bring the world to you

80 inspiring travel movies that bring the world to you

What do you do if you’ve got itchy feet but have to stay put? You travel virtually. If you are looking for ways to appease your wanderlust without leaving your home or seeking travel inspiration for your next trip, read on. Our journey around the world in 80 travel...

A food journey through (Western) Slovenia

A food journey through (Western) Slovenia

They say great things come in small packages, and that is certainly true for Slovenia. Considering it’s such a small country (thirteen times smaller than New Zealand), there is a surprising variety of traditional Slovenian dishes you can sample here. According to our...

How to explore the Julian Alps in 3 days: An itinerary for first-timers

How to explore the Julian Alps in 3 days: An itinerary for first-timers

We have seen many stunning mountains on our travels. The Andes in Ecuador, the Rocky Mountains in Colorado and New Zealand’s Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park are among our favourites. After exploring Slovenia recently, we have now added the Julian Alps. If you are heading...