Exploring Slovenia

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80 inspiring travel movies that bring the world to you

80 inspiring travel movies that bring the world to you

Being nomads, cooped up in New Zealand during the COVID-19 restrictions (of 2020 to 2022), we must admit had their challenges. And while it was only three years, we knew at the time, that we couldn't wait to just grab our backpacks and go wherever we’d like to go, So,...

More than a day trip: How to experience Lake Bled without the tourist crowds

More than a day trip: How to experience Lake Bled without the tourist crowds

Who hasn’t seen that picture: a Baroque church in the middle of a lake, surrounded by mountains that reflect in its stunningly blue water? Lake Bled with its island church is probably THE most Instagrammed place in all of Slovenia. While it’s easy to visit Lake Bled...

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 visiting Western Slovenia earlier this year, we have now added the Julian Alps. If...