Slovenia Travel Guides for Backpackers

Sevnica, Slovenia: what to do and where to stay in a small town

Sometimes we crave losing ourselves in a city, but other times we need the quiet in the countryside. If you wish to experience a little bit of both in the same spot, I might just have a solution for you. The town I have spent my childhood in offers both […]
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Two Days Of Solo Travel In Bratislava

I arrived on a train at the Slovakian capital, Bratislava one cold morning in October 2017. When the cab driver dropped me off at the tip of a solid stone stairway, he said, “Your apartment, car not going.” He brought down my suitcase from the boot, smiled and said, “Bye […]
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8 Things To Do In Ljubljana On A Budget

For some, Ljubljana is the birthplace of dragons, for others, the city of love: ‘ljubljena’ is a Slovenian word for ‘the beloved’. For Europe, however, Ljubljana is a sustainable, recycle rocking capital. How to experience that on a budget? Stay tuned. Free City Tour The one thing everyone seems to […]
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Best Activities for Adventurous Digital Nomads in Slovenia

Slovenia is one of the top places to go to in Europe. It offers the best adventures, wanders, some of the coolest sport events and it has all that digital nomads dream of. Forget Berlin or Barcelona, if you are an adventurous wanderer or a digital nomad, sLOVEnia should be […]
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Metelkova: The alternative face of Ljubljana

If you want to visit something like the famous Christiania in Copenhagen, Metelkova is an ideal place for you. The refreshing energy of this magical place is completely different from Ljubljana itself. Metelkova is ideal at night, where you will be able to meet people from all over the world […]
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Surviving a Study Abroad in Budapest

  The City of BUDAPEST Probably one of the most cultural and historical cities in the world. Do not hesitate about its name: Which fun fact: it’s composed of two words representing the two parts of the city that conforms the capital of Hungary. The Buda side, mainly known by […]
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Top Seven Locations to Visit in Slovenia in Summer now.

Last summer, we crossed one wish out of our bucket list. Going to Slovenia was one of our dreams and it came true in July 2017. One of my mantra when travelling is that I plan my days very well before going there. Luckily my boyfriend feels comfortable driving abroad […]
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7 Cost Effective Things To Do in Kotor, Montenegro

“Monte-what?” I hear you say. Montenegro – roughly meaning “black mountain”, named so by the first explorers and sailors coming to the region – is situated on the Eastern coast of the stunning Adriatic coastline. This beautiful country shares borders with the equally interesting countries Bosnia & Herzegovina, Serbia, Kosovo […]
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My time in Split, Croatia

Experience the Croatian culture I’ve been living in Split, Croatia for the five months now. The first time I visited was last year and I quickly fell in love with the city, the culture and the people. Therefore, I’d like to first give you a quick introduction and tell you […]
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Spring in Novo mesto, Slovenia

Finding nature in the city Nature in Novo mesto I grew up in the countryside and to me, nature has always been a place of inspiration, relaxation, and tranquility. Luckily, Slovenia boasts with its greenery, forests and wonderful spots in nature, which call for weekend trips and moments to stop […]
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My Top 5 Autumn Alpine Activities

I’ve been lucky enough to live in the beautiful French village of Montgenevre for most of the last two years, however this October has been the first time watching the leaves change and getting to experience the most beautiful time of year in the mountains. For me, autumn is all […]
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Get to know with Slovenia

Big heart of the small country called Slovenia          If you are interested to visit Slovenia and want to know more about this country, then this is definitely for you! I want to share with you my experience of spending 3 beautiful months of my life in Slovenia and […]
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One day in Ljubljana – the city of dragon

It was the Green Capital of the European Union in 2016 and although Ljubljana is not on a bucket list of average traveler, much more people describes it as a great holiday destination, which is safe and environmental friendly at the same time. Let's find out what we can see in […]
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First time in Thailand, 2016/2017

I have to admit that Thailand was not actually my 'dream destination', I never actually thought about it. But anyway, all those good reviews and stories made me thinking. Soon, my friend and I had purchased the flight and the adventure was ready to start. The country itself – Thailand […]
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Piran – southern sun in Slovenia

Piran's coastline I remain in awe of the tiny 'chicken' shaped country of Slovenia snuggly located in southern central Europe. The wonderment stems from such a small country squeezing in so much variation in culture, climate, language and landscapes. Having recently moved to the capital city […]
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Russia to Slovenia by car

This summer we went to Slovenia by our car. The way from Nizhny Novgorod (Russia) to Ribnica (Slovenia) was long, about 4 days, but amazing!  The route ran through Byelorussia, Poland, Austria and Czech Republic. We visited interesting cities and places and fell in love with Poland (I tell you about it […]
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Discover Montenegro – fairytale story to be experienced

Heading off to South-Eastern Europe? Where did East use to meet West through history? Feel ready to experience the best of the Balkans and explore country of vast contrasts in relatively small geographical location? Welcome to Montenegro, or Crna Gora (local expression means: Black Mountain), although small in size (covers […]
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Visit Ljubljana, the heart of Slovenia

Ljubljana, the “Beloved One” Ljubljana. The name itself says it all…Well, at least for those who speak Slovene. But for those who don't… It means “Beloved One”. In a faraway place, not so obvious to the eye, right beside the Italian boot, lies a chicken shaped country, named Slovenia. And […]
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Experience of nature on the traces of the historical Austria

If you live in close touch with nature and you have a fable for historical castellated buildings in which former monarchs could have lived, with high rooms and lovely balconies as well as saunas and health spas? – Yes, you are totally right in Bad Gastein, Austria. This remarkable place […]
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Rockport – a fascinating seaside spot in Massachusetts

As summer 2014 I was lucky enough to visit the 'must sees' both on the east and the west coast of the USA, the second time I travelled there, I wanted to explore some hidden treasures. My wish was to see a lighthouse, you know, one of those, you can […]
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Slovenian coast: Why is Izola my favourite city

Slovenian coast is small but beautiful, really beautiful. It has everything you want, even sand beach. You can take a walk through old, narrow streats, take a ride with a fishing boat, eat your lunch by the sea, ride your bike from one side of the coast to another or […]
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Ljubljana: Top attractions to try for free (Part I)

Do you like the feeling, when the city breathes with seaside atmosphere although the closest sea is hundreds of kilometres away? Roads, where you don`t have to avoid trumpeting cars and motorcycles at every step? And on top of that a place, where the best attractions don`t cause too much […]
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Slovenia – Lake Bled

SLOVENIA – BLED LAKE Bled lake and island from Mala Ojstrica             Slovenia is a small country between Italy, Austria, Hungary and Croatia. It is quite often mistaken for Slovakia 😉 Even when our best athletes win, mistakes are made. SLOVENIA […]
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Traveling on a Budget in Budapest, Hungary

*All monetary amounts are in USD, unless otherwise marked* My boyfriend and I recently completed a two month bicycle trip around a significant portion of Europe. Because we were traveling for two months, and are recent college graduates, we wanted to keep our daily expenses as low as possible. That […]
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Slovenia: where the mountains meet the sea (I)

Slovenia: where the mountains meet the sea (I) I’ve stayed in Slovenia for three months while doing my internship in an IT company. Although I lived in a small and cosy Slovenian city – Celje, I had visited other cities too. Slovenia is the country where Balkans meet Western Europe […]
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Gorizia: an unknown Italian pearl on the border with Slovenia

If you're not Italian or Slovenian – or really into First World War history – you probably have never heard of Gorizia. To be honest, even though I come from Veneto, the only other Italian region bordering with Friuli Venezia-Giulia (Gorizia's region), I have heard of many Italian people who […]
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Old Town Prague: What to do

Why Prague? One of the many reasons I really insisted on myself to go to Prague for my Euro-Trip was because I knew about 5 people who wouldn't stop recommending it. I've always loved new places and wouldn't mind going to a place historically influenced by Eastern Europe (geographically, they're […]
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BELGRADE – THE HEART OF BALKANS

  FEEL POSITIVE VIBES THROUGH ONE OF THE MOST FAMOUS BELGRADE SPOTS This particular story has been inspired by one of the most important neighborhoods in the city of Belgrade. A story where history, song, smile of a local woman and experience that everyone need in their lives permeates and […]
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India: Getting to Ladakh and the things you should be aware of

More than 2 years ago I met my first Indian friend in Ljubljana, Slovenia. He started to introduce me to Indian culture and recommended me a movie called Bhaag Milkha Bhaag. Ever since I saw that movie I wanted to visit that North part of India, Ladakh – land of […]
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