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A view towards the Vrsic Pass as seen from Lake Jasna in Kranjska Gora, Julian Alps, Slovenia

SLOVENIA IS A CORONAVIRUS SAFE COUNTRY TO TRAVEL

This blog post will be updated regularly to inform you about the current coronavirus situation in Slovenia, eventual travel restrictions, and more. If you have any questions regarding the coronavirus situation in Slovenia or would like to start planning a … Read More

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Hiking along the Soca river on Alpe Adria Trail

ALPE-ADRIA TRAIL IN SLOVENIA, DONE DIFFERENTLY

More than hiking along the fabulous Alpe-Adria-Trail in Slovenia! As you probably already know, Alpe Adria Trail is a long-distance multinational hiking trail combining some of the most beautiful landscapes of Austria, Slovenia, and north-eastern Italy. The trail starts below … Read More

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Landscape of the Julian Alps during a hike along the Juliana Trail

TIPS & TRICKS FOR HIKING THE JULIANA TRAIL IN SLOVENIA

A complete guide for hiking the Juliana Trail and choosing its best sections. Juliana Trail is a circular long-distance hiking route that takes you around the eastern Julian Alps or the entire Triglav National Park. Since its opening in October … Read More

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Summer sunrise at Vrsic pass, Julian Alps, Slovenia

BEST TIME TO HIKE IN SLOVENIA

Slovenia is a year-round travel destination. There are always a ton of exciting things to do and every season has its pluses and minuses. However, when you go hiking, you have to consider several different factors to choose your best … Read More

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Best misty photo of Lake Bled at sunrise

BEST TRAVEL PHOTO LOCATIONS IN SLOVENIA

Photos from travels document important moments in our lives. Oftentimes our most precious memories are never even captured on frames but are engraved deep in our brain because of the way we felt engaging with a certain place, person, or … Read More

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Hiker on a ridge during one of the best hikes in Slovenia near Vrsic pass

10 BEST HIKES IN SLOVENIA

Even if you intend to visit Slovenia for only a few days, you will quickly realize that we Slovenes are in love with our hills and mountains. And if you’re lucky enough, you’ll soon find out why. The Slovene highlands … Read More

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Hiker on Kanin mountain range in the Julian Alps, Slovenia

IDEAS FOR PLANNING YOUR HUT-TO-HUT HIKING TRIP IN THE JULIAN ALPS

Planning an enjoyable hut-to-hut hiking trip in the Julian Alps can be quite a challenge. Which route to take, what the mountain huts in Slovenia are like, what to pack, what the weather is like, where can I get a … Read More

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A happy family on a mountain ridge with a footpath over a scree slope and Mt. Mala Mojstrovka in the background in Julian Alps in Slovenia

HOW TO GET TO AND AROUND SLOVENIA DURING AN EPIDEMIC IN EUROPE

Update: December 14th, 2020 This blog post was written on June 10, 2020. The coronavirus situation and the restrictions are much different at the moment. Please check the actual and accurate information here. HOW TO REACH SLOVENIA DURING AN EPIDEMIC … Read More

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HOW DO OUR SELF-GUIDED TRIPS WORK?

Before we dig in, let’s see if self-guided is your thing… SELF-GUIDED TRAVEL We organize & You walk, hike, bike or drive independently “I want to travel on my own, with my partner, with my family or friends. I want … Read More

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Sailing boat anchored in the blue lagoon below the cliffs of the Strunjan Nature Reserve.

22 REASONS TO MAKE SLOVENIA YOUR NEXT HOLIDAY DESTINATION

Our small country is a true gem nestled between Italy, Austria, Hungary, and Croatia. It is one of the greenest countries in Europe and a winner of many travel awards and titles by prominent media in the travel industry. They … Read More

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A couple on a walking trip across Pohorje hills enjoying colorful sunset in the countryside of Rogla.

OFF THE BEATEN PATH TREKKING TRAILS IN SLOVENIA

To truly experience Slovenia or to breath easily in the high travel season one must peek behind the scenes. That is to the quieter spots, far away from mass tourism. Below the Alps, hilly ranges stretch as far as the … Read More

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Beautiful deep green Double Lake reflecting mountains and forests above the Seven Triglav Lakes mountain hut.

LONG-DISTANCE MOUNTAIN HIKING TRAILS IN SLOVENIA

Do hiking boots have a special place in your home? Then Slovenia just might be one of the best places in the world for your next hiking trip. Multiple trails for each leg of the journey across the country, strong … Read More

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Bikers on an autumn sunset biking trip through the reddish vineyards in Bela Krajina.

BEAUTIFUL BIKING TRAILS IN SLOVENIA

Slovenia is the kind of country to spoil a biker with dynamic landscape and quickly changing scenery, as well as with a wide range of marked trails easy to navigate. Because the country is on the intersection of the Alps … Read More

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An elevation profile of 3 day Alpe-Adria trail, between Kranjska Gora and Tonkina koca
An elevation profile of 3 day Alpe-Adria trail, between Tonkina koca and Kekec Homestead
An elevation profile of 3 day Alpe-Adria trail, between Kekec Homestead and the town of Bovec

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