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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.

  • 7 tips for a fun visit of the National Gallery with kids

    by Inga Batur

    Unlike the zoo, playground in Tivoli park or Dragon Bridge, National Gallery doesn't sound like something you'd want to do with kids. But as someone who has taken their kids to this family friendly place often, I am here to tell you that you should. Because it is a great way to learn more about Slovenia and help kids appreciate art. It can be fun and here's how.

  • Top 5 reasons to visit Polhov Gradec

    by Nina Kogej

    Every time Simon and I travel to a foreign country, we try to visit places, which are off the beaten path and overlooked by most tourists. This way we do not just get to know the visited country on a deeper level, we often enjoy the hidden gems more than places everyone catches on their cameras.

  • Visit lovely Bogenšperk castle and meet Valvasor the Great

    by Mateja Gruden

    Lovely. That’s the first word that pops into my mind when I think of Bogenšperk castle. It’s small and snowy white, surrounded by the blooming meadows and the woods. So cute! But the appearance can be deceiving. After all, the castle was the scene of some pretty heavy stuff in the past …

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