• Europe,  Slovenia

    Ljubljana – A guide to Slovenia’s fairytale capital

    Imagine you are looking for a beautiful European city break with cobbled streets and lots of cafes. Tree-lined streets and a river flanked by beautifully architectured bridges are overlooked by a fairytale castle sitting high on a hill. Food and drink aren’t too expensive. The city also is uncrowded, spotlessly clean and easy to get around. It exists, and it is Slovenia’s capital. Welcome to Ljubljana. Disclosure: Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. This means, at no additional cost to you, I earn a commission if you make a purchase. A Mini-break in Ljubljana, Slovenia As one of Europe’s smallest capital cities, Ljubljana can easily be…

  • Europe,  Slovenia

    Lake Bled, Slovenia – the perfect mini break

    If you’ve seen a picture of Lake Bled, the image has probably stuck in your mind. An impossibly turquoise lake surrounded by mountains and lush forests with a little island that is home to a pretty white church. It is the kind of place that you think you’ll get there and it could not be possibly as lovely as the photos. But it is, a charming fairytale setting. Lake Bled is located in the northern part of Slovenia, just a stone’s throw away from the Austrian border, and you’ll see some similarities, from the picturesque mountains to the cute Alpine-style buildings dotting the landscape. Disclosure: Some of the links in…