All Saints

All Saints

All Saints November 1st in Slovenia November 1st is a work-free day in Slovenia. It is the All Saints day when we remember all of the beloved people, that have passed away. Traditionally we would start preparing for it a few days earlier, with making flower bouquets,...
Mushroom hunt

Mushroom hunt

Mushroom hunt How to spend hours in the forest and have fun My lungs are full of fresh air, autumn leaves are cracking beneath my feet, there is a certain scent in the air – the scent of humidity, moss and the smell of mushrooms. It is that time of year again,...
Harvest time

Harvest time

Harvest time A great way to spend a Sunday We got a phone call from our dear friend Boris Lisjak from Dutovlje the other day. He was asking if we had time on Sunday, since the weather forecast was nice and he still had a section of his vineyard that needed to be...

A land of sport enthusiasts

A land of sport enthusiasts This is blog post dedicated to the nation of 2 million people that boasts a bunch of top-notch sportspersons Despite our small size, both teritory or population-wise, Slovenia is considered one of the best countries to raise athletes....
Back to school

Back to school

Back to school A few words about the education system in Slovenia Designed by Freepik With backpacks full of notebooks and books, nicer than usual clothes and sporting a new hairstyle the boys are heading back to school. Wait – only a photo needs to be taken for the...
Julijana trail

Julijana trail

Long distance hiking A new chapter in our lives “You crazy Slovenians, do you always need to hike? “ this is what I often hear from some of my friends that come out of the country. Whenever they describe us, we always come off as avid hikers, skiers, bikers, runners,...