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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • True heroes of Ljubljana: where to observe the bats

    by Inga Batur

    Gotham might have Batman, but Ljubljana has the true heroes - bats. In only one hour just one of those small creatures can deal with 500 bad guys – mosquitoes and other pests that annoy us. They are an important part of our capital and can be easily observed – if you know where and how to look. I talked to the Slovenian association for bat research and conservation to learn more about Ljubljana’s mysterious inhabitants.

  • Best places to work/study in (while drinking) in Ljubljana

    by Maša Butara

    Looking to find a place that has all the elements necessary to create the perfect ambiance for a productive workday? After all, when it comes to finding that perfect work café it’s not just about the Wi-Fi and electrical sockets. It's also about the atmosphere, coffee quality, and snack options.

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