Idrija lace festival and Idrija žlikrofi

I have never visited Idrija lace festival so it was just a matter of time when I will go. On a sunny Sunday after a looong breakfast we hit the road towards Idrija. Since mid 19th century the town of Idrija and its surroundings have been famous for a local specialty, Idrija žlikrofi. The exact …

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Lavender harvesting

I took part in lavender harvesting. It was an amazing and unforgettable experience! Although Slovenia is not a typical country where lavender is growing on the large areas, there are still find some individuals who have started growing lavender on their fields. The best time to see lavender plantation is when lavender blossoms (late June, …

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Boškarin hike

I spent a weekend in Slovenian Istria. Morning sun in the small Istrian village Padna was burning pretty hard. Participants of traditional boškarins hike, which took place in the context of a traditional festival of Oil and chard, were gathering together. Stalls with cultured green asparagus and olive oil have already attracted some curious visitors. …

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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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