One weekend back in September we hired a car and went camping in north west Slovenia. We rowed to the island in the middle of Lake Bled , ate massive cream cakes, hiked up a mountain and drove along the Vršič Pass , necks craned up at the Julian Alps. Here's a little video of… Read more of "A Slovenian road trip (video edition)"
After rowing around Lake Bled and eating a huge cream cake ( here's part one of our road trip if you missed it), we drove northwest to the Julian Alps. It blew my mind, I've never seen scenery like it. Vintgar Gorge We made a quick stop at Vintgar Gorge on the way. A wooden… Read more of "A Slovenian road trip: Vršič Pass"
Our Slovenian road trip came in the middle of a really busy time with work. The last thing we felt like doing was going camping, but we'd already booked the rental car so we packed it up and headed off for the weekend. Slovenia is pretty small. It doesn't take long to get… Read more of "A Slovenian road trip: Lake Bled"
You don't hear much about Slovenian food. Or at least I hadn't before we got there. But with influences from Italy, Hungary and Austria, it's a varied and interesting cuisine. Here are a few dishes we enjoyed during our month in the country: Burek Let's start with one of my faves… Read more of "What to eat in Slovenia"
We arrived in Ljubljana just as we both started new work projects. For the first couple of weeks it seemed like we wouldn't end up seeing much of it at all. Then, at the beginning of October, Colin's parents came to visit. We took some time off and spent a lovely week walking… Read more of "A Ljubljana city guide"