Dolenjska delights

Dolenjska region is underrated region located in southeastern part of Slovenia. It is known for its Cviček wine, vineyard cottages, castles, rolling hills, rivers and thermal springs. Some weeks ago I visited a shop Dobrote Dolenjske (Dolenjska delights) in Trebnje town. They also have another shop right in the center of Ljubljana. Both shops offer …

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Brda and Wine Festival

Brda and wine festival, one of the largest enogastronomic events in Brda, has a long tradition. Here mouth-watering food (more than 30 selected Slovenian restaurants) and top quality wine (37 winemakers from Brda) go hand in hand. The wine and culinary festival takes place last Saturday in April in Šmartno village, one of the most …

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Pedrovo village experience

Pedrovo village is a tiny remoted village on the northern edge of the Karst plateau, overlooking the Vipava and Branica valley. It offers great views of the entire Vipava valley, Nanos, Trnovo forest, the Julian Alps and Brda region. The village, which is considered one of the most beautiful examples of preservation of settlement heritage …

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Zalec experience

Zalec town is situated in the south eastern part of Slovenia in Lower Savinja valley. Zalec and its surrounding areas are world famous for hop, bitter flower that represents Lower Savinja valley, and because of the hop the valley is called the land of green gold. Hop-growing and brewing industry have significant impact on local …

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Skarucna Food Experience

Skarucna Food Experience is hosted by a chef Marko Žagar in a tiny village of Skaručna that lies in the outskirts of Ljubljana. Marko manages Skarucna Gourmet Club that promotes and preserves excellent Slovenian culinary heritage to Slovenian and international gourmets. Culinary experience to its best Make a toast with homemade spirits infused with herbs …

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