A trip to Bled: some things to see and do

Out to discover the natural wonders of Slovenia

If you’d like to spend a weekend immersed in nature, or even just a Sunday trip, here’s my suggestion: go visit the area around Bled. After a walk around the small town (with a stop to taste lovely typical pastries) we wanted to reach the island in the center of the lake, the only natural…

Garden Village in Bled : have you ever slept in a tree house?

A children’s dream (and not only) that come true

I’d been looking for a particular hotel for some time and finally I found one that suited my childish dreams: a wooden tree house! The Garden Village in Bled, a famous tourist town in Slovenia – characterized by a small emerald color lake surrounded by snowy mountains – opened little more than a year ago.…

Ljubljana: street food and great views (3/3)

Pivo & Burger Fest, an event organized in the market square

Every year in Ljubljana they host the Pivo & Burger Fest, a festival where all Slovenian producers  offer their home-made beer with wonderful burgers from the best restaurants in the area. Each of them has their own secret ingredient, some use truffle, some use special cheeses and others great bacon and there’s some who also…

Ljubljana’s Antiq Palace Hotel

An old noble residence renovated in a kitsch style

I was looking for a hotel in Ljubljana, a nice place where I could spend a weekend with my family. I chose the Antiq Palace 4 star Hotel, right in the city center, just a few steps away from the Ljubljanica river that runs through the Slovenian capital. Set in a magnificent building that was…

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