Stories from Ljubljana blog

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  • What is 'Prekmurska Gibanica' cake and what makes it so special?

    by Maša Butara

    The first dilemma is its name. Is it better to say layered strudel, cake or a pie? Actually, it doesn’t matter so much. It is an interesting combination of cake and pastry, and we can say it is one of the most famous and popular Slovenian desserts.

  • Winter fun and night sledding at Velika planina

    by Jerneja Fidler Pompe

    When winter slowly creeps into our little land, it’s easy to push outdoor activities aside, especially with the harsher weather outside. But let me tell you a secret. As hard it is to believe, a trip above the foggy lowlands of Central Slovenia usually surprises with sunshine and a true winter wonderland. The most easily accessible mountain idyll to experience sledding, snowshoe walking, skiing, and other winter activities close to Ljubljana? Velika Planina.

  • Jumpin' Jumpin' at WOOP! Ljubljana Trampolin Park

    by Inga Batur

    WOOP! Ljubljana Trampolin Park offers 3500 square meters of unadulterated fun for the whole family. In the air. Here are our tips to plan a great visit.

  • 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.

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