Slapnik, abandoned village in Brda region

Slapnik, a picturesque tiny village on Slovenia’s western edge underneath of Korada hill, has been abandoned and ruined for decades. It is the only entirely abandoned village in Brda region which is a hot spot for orange wine. A settlement with 17 houses once had 80 residents but it lost its population due to larger …

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Soca valley best views

Soca valley is one of the must see regions when exploring Slovenia. Surrounded by high mountains it offers great views over Soca river and its neigbouring regions. My best views in Soca valley Mangartsko sedlo/Mangart saddle The Mangart road which is the highest mountain road in Slovenia was built by 500 workers in 1938 in …

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Easter in Slovenia

Easter in Slovenia is for sure the greatest Christian holiday and a culinary gathering of the whole family. It is a truly festive time when family gets together. Easter traditions in Slovenia are vibrant. Easter time begins with 40-days fasting period. Holy week is accompanied by vibrant folks habits and customs. Everything starts with Palm …

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Slovenia best Christmas markets

December is the most festival time of the year. Many Slovenian cities and towns are nicely decorated and Christmas markets become the center of socializing. A fairytale-like setting in Ljubljana Ljubljana vibrant Christmas markets with numerous food and drinks stalls held place in its historical city center at 6 locations. Walk along Ljubljanica river, observe …

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