Ave Emona, Celeia et Poetovium!

Without thinking I said yes, I want to be part of a study tour around the ancient cultural heritage on Slovenian territory. Together with more than 18 travel journalists, active promoters of Slovenian tourism in Slovenia and abroad, we hit the road. Ave Emona, Poetovium et Celeia! Emona-the Roman name for Ljubljana– lay on the …

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Ribolla and olive oil festival

Ribolla and olive oil festival I spent an amazing day with my parents at Rebula and olive oil festival. Despite the rainy weekend, quite a few people gathered in small Brda village called Višnjevik, surrounded by olive groves. Every year Višnjevik hosts a traditional Festival of Rebula and olive oil. Golden rebula or treasure of …

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Heart-shaped road

Discover heart-shaped road in Slovenia. Last time I was searching information about wines from Štajerska region and I found heart shaped road. Let’s experience heart-shaped road that winds among vineyards and leads to famous farmhouse. The tourist farm is situated on the top of the hill close to the Austrian border. From here you have …

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Heart-shaped lect

Have you ever gifted your beloved with a heart-shaped honey-bread? This traditional sweet treat has always been a graceful symbol of love and affection. Lectarstvo, a honey-bread bakery, is an old and renowned traditional handicraft of Slovenia. Nowadays, honey-bread crafts are precious souvenirs from Slovenia. The decorated pastry lect or honey-bread is made from honey …

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Lighting of bonfires and 1st May wake-up call

Lighting of bonfires on the eve before 1st May have been introduced in Slovenia with the Labour day which we celebrated since 1890. The event of celebrating international Labour Day is very strong in Slovenia and has a long tradition. The villagers start gathering wood, branches and straw bundles, mainly from the vineyard or orchard, …

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