Stories from Ljubljana blog

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  • Spectacular sunrise hike above Ljubljana: Šmarna Gora

    by Jerneja Fidler Pompe

    A lonely hill to the north of the city, Šmarna Gora is not only one of the most popular hiking destinations in Ljubljana, but also a place for great photography, spectacular views, food, and relaxation. The most fascinating time to visit? Definitely morning.

  • Things are not what they seem at the Museum of Illusions

    by Inga Batur

    Museum of Illusions located in the Ljubljana city centre offers interactive exhibits that will show both kids and adults, museums can be fun, as well as educational. Here are our tips on how to best plan your visit and make the most of it.

  • Five reasons why I think living in Ljubljana is the best

    by Eva Gale

    I’ve been living in Ljubljana all my life and it never ceases to amaze me. I feel I’m privileged to live in a city like Ljubljana and I still firmly believe it’s one of the best places to live.

  • Why I Love Ljubljana

    by Inga Batur

    ‘We could move,’ I told my husband with a wavering voice. ‘Just imagine,’ I tried to get us both excited, ‘leaving the hustle and bustle of the city for the quiet.’ I stopped. That wasn’t it. I tried to think but I couldn’t find an upside to justify the decision to move from Ljubljana to the country side, other than the prices of real estate. I like the hustle and bustle of the city. It’s actually one of the reasons I love Ljubljana.

  • Try the unique and delicious Ljubljana cake and satisfy your sweet tooth

    by Eva Gale

    Just like Vienna has its Sacher cake and Salzburg has Mozart pralines, Ljubljana too, has its own special confectionery treat, called the Ljubljana cake. And it is a special cake! Made with local, all natural ingredients and it’s perfect for indulging on special occasions or simply as a daily dessert after lunch.

  • Five waterfalls and the picturesque Hell Gorge

    by Jerneja Fidler Pompe

    Numerous waterfalls that plunge from twenty to five metres down, emerald green pools of fresh water, thick forests, and a great restaurant serving fresh trout.

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