sobota, 26 november 2016 08:49

Ljubljana wins 2016 Green Capital Award

Written by

Ljubljana was shortlisted alongside – Essen, Nijmegen, Oslo and Umeå. Each city was shortlisted for the award in its own unique way and the Jury had a tough challenge in selecting an overall winner from such a high standard of applicants.

torek, 01 november 2016 13:24

Martinovo

Written by

St Martin's Day - MARTINOVO

St. Martin's Day is a holiday, particularly dear to us - Slovenians. It is our one of the most popular and merry time. It was even proposed to make it a public holiday

Slovenia has a long tradition as a wine-producing country. The most beautiful parts of Slovenia are three wine-producing areas: Primorska, Posavje and Podravje with their 14 wine districts. In Slovenia's second largest city Maribor, grows even the world's oldest wine.

Every year, on November 11, according to tradition, unfermented grape juice turns into wine. How so? By legend St Martin performed the same feat as Jesus Christ by transforming water into wine. Being able to do that, made him the patron saint of the celebrations of the fermenting of wine.

St Martin of Tours was born in today’s Hungary and was a soldier (by his father's will) who served the Roman army. After some unhappy time and some fulfilling events (like sharing his coat with a homeless man), he decided to become a monk. He ran a very modest life. The legend says, he did not want to accept the role of a bishop. He went away into a village and hid into a barn. Geese with their loud noise betrayed him and eventually became a bishop. Nowadays, this story gives us a good reason to make a very tasty meal: roasted goose or a duck spiced up with steamed red cabbage with chestnuts and mlinci-Slovenian pasta.

četrtek, 07 april 2016 09:37

Repnice

Written by

Slovenia has three wine regions and the most eastern one surprises us with its uniqueness!

This time we would like to present to you the place, which is situated along the Slovenian Croatian border, a good hour from the Slovenian capital Ljubljana towards East.

This is a Bizeljsko Wine region where they keep their best wines in a unique storage halls- repnice. Repnice have a long tradition and today they are a part of a special local cultural heritage!

ponedeljek, 07 marec 2016 18:56

Slovenia - A honey paradise

Written by

Slovenia is a country with a very diverse landscape, plenty of woods and meadows. Therefore, it is somehow obvious that also the fruits of its nature are quite common. One of the oldest Slovenian traditions is production of honey.

The essential sources in honey production are nectar and honeydew. Bees carry these materials to the hive and modify them by adding glandular secretions and condensing this mixture. Honey is produced in this process, which is then stored in the comb cells by closing the cells with a wax cover. To our climate, cold winters and hot summers, over the millennia particularly adapted Carniolan honeybee (Apis mellifera carnica).

sreda, 09 december 2015 12:15

Awaiting for Christmas and New Year

Written by

In the central European area, it is very common to set an Advent or Christmas market. In our Grandparents time, it was traditional to give children gifts on December 6, St. Nicolas’s Day.

Namely, there is the legend that says St Nicolas as a rich man from was a very good man. When one night he heard crying father who could not marry his three daughters because he was to poor. Nicolaus as a warm-hearted man felt very sorry for them so during the night he threw through their Chimney three balls of gold.

Stran 5 od 8

Want to explore Ljubljana in a slightly different way?

Simply the perfect
way to spend a day
in Ljubljana!

"Discover" the traditional Slovenian hospitality and entertainment!

"Discover" ours and our closest neighbours National treasures!

Testimonials

Thank you for guiding our wonderful travels, Mateya. You are the best of the best! I received...
Gail, USA
Z našim kolektivnim izletom, vključno z Escape room-om in ogledom Ljubljane smo bili zelo...
Simona
We are all still talking about our tour. You can’t know how much this trip meant for my mom...
Jennifer, USA
Liebe Mateja, vielen Dank, komm uns besuchen am Comersee und Tessin!
Sylvia, die Schweiz
It was a great trip and you are an exceptional guide! Thank you!
Cherly
Cloudy

-4°C

Ljubljana

Cloudy

Humidity: 80%

Wind: 25.75 km/h

  • 03 Jan 2019

    Partly Cloudy 0°C -4°C

  • 04 Jan 2019

    Cloudy 0°C -6°C

Cookies make it easier for us to provide you with our services. With the usage of our services you permit us to use cookies.
More information Ok Decline