Bled or Bohinj: Which Slovenian Lake to Visit?

Assumption of Maria Church on Bled Island

Are you looking to visit some natural sites in Slovenia and don’t know if Lake Bled or Bohinj is the right choice for you? Well, you’ve come to the right place. You would be forgiven for thinking that Lake Bled is the only lake worth visiting in Slovenia. Because of how pervasive photos of this iconic lake are in all media about Slovenia, it’s easy to not even realise that … Read More

Things to Do in Bohinj: A One-Day Itinerary

Peaceful Lake Bohinj

If I had to pick a favourite place that I’ve visited in Slovenia, it would be Lake Bohinj. As Slovenia’s largest lake, it often gets outshined by picture-perfect Bled, however, there are so many things to do in Bohinj that it is very much worth dedicating at least one full day to visiting this beautiful Alpine lake. Planning to spend one day in Bohinj or simply going for a Bohinj … Read More

The Perfect Lake Bled Day Trip from Ljubljana

Beautiful Lake Bled

Are you planning a Lake Bled day trip from Ljubljana? Well, you’ve come to the right place. There are few places in Slovenia as iconic as Lake Bled. Known for its picturesque alpine setting, charming island church and imposing cliffside castle, Lake Bled is just as beautiful as the pictures would have you believe. And because of this, countless visitors to the small nation of Slovenia flock to the banks … Read More

Is Slovenia Expensive? A Guide to Prices in Slovenia

Glavni Trg - Maribor's Main Square

The small Central European nation of Slovenia has been gaining popularity for many years, attracting visitors with its picturesque lakeside towns, dramatic mountain ranges, and a charming capital city that feels like a small town. Because of all of these incredible highlights, many would-be travellers wonder about the prices in Slovenia and are asking themselves the question: is Slovenia expensive? With its proximity to countries like Austria, Italy and Croatia, … Read More

Things to Do in Maribor, Slovenia: A One-Day Itinerary

Maribor view

Slovenia is fast becoming a hot destination to visit in Europe with travellers from all across the globe being charmed by the car-free, cobbled streets of Ljubljana’s Old Town and the tranquil beauty of Lake Bled. However, many visitors tend only to set their sights on those two destinations and fail to explore more of what the country has to offer, including Slovenia’s second city of Maribor. Located only 130 … Read More

The Perfect 1, 2 or 3 Days in Ljubljana Itinerary

Triple Bridge

Located in Central Europe within easy travelling distance from cities like Zagreb, Venice, Vienna or Salzburg, the Slovenian capital of Ljubljana has fast become one of the hottest places to visit in all of Europe. Charmed by the city’s small size, beautiful architecture, and pedestrianised Old Town, planning a Ljubljana itinerary has never been more popular. Though small in size, Ljubljana has a lot to offer visitors and its compact … Read More

Ljubljana or Zagreb: Which City Should You Visit?

Ljubljana's lovely riverside

Should you visit Ljubljana or Zagreb on your next trip to the Balkans or Central Europe? Is Slovenia or Croatia more suited to your travel desires? Both of these capital cities are located within about 2 hours of each other but can offer significantly different things to travellers. One boasts a fairy-tale-like Old Town that is completely pedestrianised, the other is a metropolitan urban centre with a number of interesting … Read More

How to Get from Ljubljana to Zagreb by Bus, Train, Car or Taxi

Ljubljana from above

For travellers combining a trip throughout Central Europe with some time in the Balkans, going from Ljubljana to Zagreb is one of the most common ways to connect between these two regions. While Croatia joined the European Union in 2013 (Slovenia joined in 2004), they are still not apart of the Schengen agreement meaning there is a physical border present between these countries. Nevertheless travelling from Ljubljana to Zagreb as … Read More