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  • Slovenia, Europe’s ‘hidden gem’

    December 16, 2019 by

    Many have heard of Slovenia yet few have travelled there. With alpine scenery rivalling Austria, quaint storybook villages reminiscent of Switzerland and food culture akin to neighbouring Italy, Slovenia deserves more exposure. But, as it stands now, Slovenia isn’t overrun with tourists and that makes it a wonderful and immersive place to visit. There’s something… Read more

  • Ljubljana

    November 29, 2019 by

    Slovenia may be one of the world’s newest countries having gained independence in 1991, but Ljubljana’s history goes back much further. The city has an interesting back story at the hands of historical conquerors. Romans used Ljubljana’s strategic location as a stronghold, Turkish incursions were conducted during the 15th century, Napoleon’s armies marched through here… Read more

  • Metelkova is Ljubljana’s urban squat

    November 27, 2019 by

    An urban squat. Why did we want to visit such a place? This is a complete contrast to the Old Town’s maze of cobbled streets, medieval buildings, colourful churches and Secession architecture. Introducing Ljubljana’s eclectic and intriguing neighbourhood, Metelkova. Metelkova is a cultural zone not far from Ljubljana’s Old Town and adjacent the ‘Museum Quarter’.… Read more

  • Secession buildings in Ljubljana

    November 27, 2019 by

    If you blink, you will miss it. If you do not turn your gaze upwards, you will not see it. And if you are too busy shopping, you won’t see beyond the windows. Many European cities embraced Art Nouveau or Secession. This is where art blurs architecture and blends with design. In Ljubljana, typical Secession… Read more

  • Where East meets West in Greenwich

    November 23, 2019 by

    Rudyard Kipling once wrote, ‘…east is east and west is west, and never the twain shall meet’…unless you are at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich – home of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) and the Prime Meridian (0 degrees longitude). Greenwich may just have become one of our favourite areas of London. Other than being the… Read more

  • Slovenia’s beautiful Bohinjsko Jezero

    November 18, 2019 by

    The scenic backdrop of Triglav, a lake flanked on three sides by the Juliske Alpe and a lakeside church. This has to be one of Slovenia’s most authentic destinations. Not just because of its natural beauty but also the opportunity to be absorbed by the tranquillity of the surrounds. The area of Bohinjsko Jezero (Lake… Read more

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