Stories from Ljubljana blog

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  • Slovenia – the cradle of civilisation?

    by Peter Kamien

    If you consider the invention of the wheel and the development of music to be among the most important foundations of a civilised society, it’s true! The first wooden wheel and the first musical instrument were both discovered here - so Slovenia really does have a strong claim.

  • Ljubljana’s craft beers and pubs - an enthusiast’s guide

    by Peter Kamien

    As a dyed-in-the-wool Bavarian, I am thrilled by the new beer culture that’s sweeping Slovenia. The introduction of craft beer from small breweries has been a triumph, and among more than 100 excellent breweries now operating in Slovenia, seven are from Ljubljana or its near surroundings. So follow me for a short walk among Ljubljana’s wonderful world of craft beer ...

  • 5 street food places you must visit if you’re hungry in Ljubljana

    by Eva Gale

    If one thing’s for certain is that you’ll never go hungry in Ljubljana. There is a true myriad of flavours that satisfy every taste. But you don’t have to go to a fancy restaurant to enjoy some good food. Sometimes the best meals are the ones served on a paper plate or wrapped in tin foil. Grab some extra pair of napkins and enjoy some of the most unique street food you’ve ever seen.

  • Refreshing hiking getaways out of the city centre

    by Jerneja Fidler Pompe

    As much as I tout Slovenia's summers being amazing, there's still a tiny corner of my soul that itches for cooler temperatures. Shady forests, rivers, gorges, waterfalls, and Alpine villages, you say? I know a place just a short drive from Ljubljana that’s got it all!

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