The Emerald Land

The Emerald Land lies on the western side of Slovenia. It covers the area from the Julian Alps and Alpine hills to the wine hills and Karst area. The land is full of cultural and natural beauties. Let’s mention just a few of them: NATURE –          the most beautiful emerald Soca river in Europe, –          …

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Green room is almost ready!

Hello from Herbal Rooms Homestay, we would like to THANK YOU ALL for supporting our Green Room idea on Travelstarter. In the spring we were cutting stones, collecting stones from the Soca river for the wall, painting wooden fence, planting vegetables and picking healing plants. Plenty of work. We also prepared cuttings from wild hops. When they grow, they provide pleasent shade in the open-air Green Room …

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Wild asparagus grows in the spring!

Wild asparagus time is here! In April we start collecting wild asparagus has been used as a vegetable and in medicine. It has cleansing and healing effects. In ancient times it was widely known in Syria and Spain. Greeks and Romans ate this spring vegetable or „wild gold“ fresh when in season and dried for use in …

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Slovenian Valentine’s day

Slovenian Valentine’s day or Gregorjevo! On Gregorjevo or Slovenian Valentine’s Day, on 12nd March to be exact, the birds are getting married according to the Slovenian folk tradition. That used to be the first day of the spring. Gregory is known as a person who brings light. He welcomes the sunlight. Slovenian Valentine’s day – a …

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