Kolovrat Open Air Museum

A mountaintop Open Air Museum Kolovrat, located on the border between Italy and Slovenia, lies on a steep slope of the Kolovrat ridge overlooking Soca valley, Julian Alps, and offers panoramic views to Veneto region, Friuli Venezia Giulia lowland and all the way down to the Adriatic sea. During the First World War the Italian …

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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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Slovenia Orange Wine

Orange wine is a big thing in Slovenia. Orange wine is not made out of oranges but it is the world’s oldest wine style, rarely heard of and usually misunderstood. Orange wine has become the fourth color on wine lists all around the globe besides whites, reds and rosés. Over the past decade, however, orange …

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Zero waste Herbal Rooms Homestay

Zero waste is actually not a new concept. In my family we have been practicing it since ever. And we continue doing it at Herbal Rooms Homestay. We took some initiatives to become zero waste accommodation. “Zero waste” is not just a trend, it is our true lifestyle.  Eco-friendly Herbal Rooms Homestay When we established Herbal …

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Park Pečno in Soca valley

Park Pečno is a special park. It is a place where nature, culture, sport and various events go hand in hand. It is a truly meditative, spiritual place with many hidden corners and tiny treasures of nature that are revealed. Park Pečno has been developing by O.Z.O.N. association since 2014 with the selective cleaning of …

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