Vipavski kriz – a small town with big stories

Vipavski kriz is a tiny picturesque village in Vipava valley with narrow cobblestone streets called gase, well preserved colorful houses, castle with a castle cellar, Capuchin monastery (the latest building which was built in 17th century!) and 2 churches. Once it was the smallest town in Hapsburg monarchy (but today the 2nd smallest town in …

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Pannonia Family Experience

Checking the weather forecast and deciding to visit eastern part of Slovenia. “Crowds are heading to the west, so let’s explore eastern Slovenia this time”. I briefly made a plan what to see and do in Pannonian part of Slovenia. Let the adventure starts! On Pohorje hill with a cable car It was 1st of …

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Majerija Food Experience

“Majerija, which got its name after the owner of the property Majer, was a Meyerhof of aristocratic Lanthieri family. In mid-19th century when Lanthieri family moved to Gorizia they sold their property to Majer. Due to drinking habits and gambling issues, the Majer family lost almost all of the property except the house, courtyard and garden. …

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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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