Slovenia, as mainly continental country, does not have many island. However, those ones that are there, are very attractive. Most well- known is Bled island, a must for every traveler. It is situated in the Upper Carniola- Gorenjska.
A monument to harsh life conditions in the past
One third of Slovenia is a lime- stone region, the area that we call KRAS. However, some of our travelers call it KARST, simply because it is easier to pronounce the name.
The locals today earn their daily income mostly in tourism industry; however, in the past the life was much more though. The soil, terra rossa (red soil) is very fertile, but generally, the terrain was less suitable for agriculture. The land is full of rocks and if people wanted to cultivate it, they had to clean their fields first.
Ancient Roman Defense Walls in Slovenia (and Croatia)
Have you heard of Hadrian's Walls? Well, belive it or not, something like that we have also in Slovenia (and Croatia). These are late ancient roman walls, which protected the inner part of the Roman Empire.
Food & Wine presenting our local Identity
Slovenia, a tiny country squeezed between Austria, Hungary, Italy, Croatia and Adriatic Sea, became suddenly one of the World Hottest Culinary Hubs. Once you are here, you understand it why as well. Our culinary diversity reveals the history of Slovenia, the history of influences, changes over the times as well as personal, family stories.
A royal horse from Slovenia
Who has not heard about a white elegant horse you fall in love on a first sight? However, did you know that the cradle of this stallion originates in Slovenia?
Most probably, you have heard it comes from Austria. Well, that was Austria some hundred years ago... when also the territory of today’s independent Slovenia was a part of it.