Category Archives: Slovenia travel

A charming evening in Radovljica, Slovenia

In the spirit of hoping to please some of you who are bored rigid with the steady diet of nothing but London Tube closures, I finally completed this post from a couple of years ago to keep you interested until … Continue reading

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Roma restau opens in Slovenia

From France 24. A new coffeehouse featuring Roma (aka “gypsy”) food has opened in Maribor, in northeast Slovenia. Their motto is enticing – “Come hungry and with an open heart”.  photo by Jure Makovec on Yahoo, so you’ll recognize the place. … Continue reading

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Picture perfect – Lake Bled

Lake Bled is a stunning jewel in Slovenia’s Julian Alps crown, a gorgeously picturesque spot attracting large numbers of tourists despite being something of a secret for US travelers. By American standards, it’s a small village situated smack dab in … Continue reading

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A slow walk through Ljubljana’s outdoor market

Outdoor produce markets are a fixture throughout Europe and they are becoming more and more common in the US. The outdoor market in Ljubljana, Slovenia not only has row upon row of fruit, vegetable and flower vendors, but also basic … Continue reading

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Doorways of Ljubljana

I often find myself drawn to architectural details in my travels. I’m not sure why; maybe it’s just that they often provide the most visual interest. In Ljubljana, Slovenia this past autumn, doors and doorways caught my attention. Here are … Continue reading

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Shoes on a wire in Ljubljana

In case padlocks on a bridge might already be feeling old, a wire strung across the end of a side street near the river has become home to pairs of shoes. Mostly sneakers, tied together by their laces and flung … Continue reading

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Bridges, padlocks and love

Pedestrian bridges in cities around the world are acquiring spontaneous decorations from lovers – padlocks. This global custom is popping up in all sorts of places. While the first city where it cropped up may be an open question (Paris claims … Continue reading

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