Category archives: Slovenia

11 reasons to visit Ljubljana

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There are a few cities that have sat on my "must visit" list so long that they have changed and in some ways they are no longer the place I thought they were. At the risk of offending my editor and many of you lovely readers, Berlin was one of those cities for me. By the time I visited it was no longer "up and coming"; it had come up as high as it pos[...]

5 reasons why Slovenia ranks top in the €15-a-day challenge

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  I don't know when this happened, but it seems I'm a ten days into my trip already (I first told you about it here). I've trained and biked my way through five countries, slept in seven different beds and met some new friends for life. I have had highs and lows, but overall I couldn’t be happier. And happier all the more to know that it's only ta[...]

A Slovenian Getaway

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I had an interesting time visiting in Slovenia. Fresh from a few weeks in Italy and on my way to visit my friend in Austria, I decided to stop for a few days in this tiny former Yugoslav nation. Of course I had to visit the capital, Ljubljana and take a bit of a walk uphill to the castle. The castle is of medieval origin, but has been renovated over time [...]