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  • 5 reasons to visit Slovene Ethnographic Museum

    by Inga Batur

    Slovene Ethnographic Museum, housed in a sleek glass building, located near the cool alternative culture center Metelkova mesto, does a great job of introducing visitors of all ages to Slovenian heritage and culture, as well as cultures of several other peoples of the world. But that’s just one of the reasons to visit.

  • 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.

  • Discover Jože Plečnik’s way of life and visit his house in Trnovo

    by Eva Gale

    You've probably already heard about Ljubljana's favourite bearded architect Jože Plečnik. I'm sure you took a selfie at the famous Triple Bridge or you took a walk around Žale cemetery. But did you know you can actually visit his house? Now turned into a museum, it offers glimpses of Plečnik's super busy life and his work.

  • Welcome to a unique Alpine pasture near Ljubljana: Velika Planina

    by Jerneja Fidler Pompe

    Vast plains underneath a playground of jagged peaks, slow paths, unique oval huts for shepherds, friendly people and good food. Velika Planina, arguably the biggest and oldest shepherds’ settlement in Europe that remains active up to date, is a hiking paradise for families, photographers, and those who seek a relaxing day out in unspoilt nature.

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