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Ljubljana, capital of Slovenia, is also this year's Green Capital of Europe Its historic centre is largely untouched by effects of Yugoslavian civil war Environmentally friendly electric taxis and public bikes are free in the city Each year a different city in Europe announces it is the Continent's new 'Green Capital' for the next 12 months.
Two kilometres outside the medieval town of Kamnik, just north of Ljubljana, this gostilna (inn) has nine beautiful rooms, finished in natural wood and raw concrete. The rooms extend a playful nod to Slovenia's natural and man-made heritage, so feature, for example, a log-built headboard or a mini climbing wall.
Slovenia, a country which is putting up a great fight to keep its new same-sex marriage law and to avoid the Church led anti-gay referendum, recently bathed Ljubljana Castle in pink light and celebrated LGBTI people and their achievements with a gorgeous, several-hour long party as part of Slovenian Pink Week.
Swathed in forest and surrounded by Alpine peaks, Ljubljana is green in more ways than one, finds Chris Moss, as he explores Slovenia's newly crowned eco-capital. The train hissed slowly into Ljubljana. On the way from Salzburg I had passed Alpine valleys melting and budding in the first sunshine of the year.
How can a European city create its own unique identity in the 21st century? After all, there are so many places – London, Paris, Rome – which can distinguish themselves from the rest of the pack with an array of monuments and attractions. But what if you're the capital city of a relatively new country?
Ljubljana — the capital of Slovenia — is my favorite city in Europe. There, I said it.
“Foodie-ism” comes with a generation gap — just like the Charleston or the Beatles. And when I mention Foodie-ism to Baby Boomers, many seem to think “foodie” means “expensive.”