Articles associated with - Slovenija

Travel from Venice to Ljubljana

18-Feb-2010
Venice, gondolas

Venice, gondolas

I was asked today by a follower on Twitter for tips on how best to travel from Venice to Ljubljana. Its a journey we have done by car but not by public transport. What are the options then?

By train seemed the most obvious way and there is a direct line. However, there is only one train per   … Read the rest

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Slovenia video – the Green Piece of Europe

07-Feb-2010
Hay drying in Trenta

Hay drying in Trenta

Ths is a lovely video of still images of Slovenia and a great introduction to this wonderful country. The pictures have no captions but its fun guessing the locations.

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New Slovenia Tourist Board Office in London

03-Feb-2010

Beside Lake Bled

Earlier this year (2010) a new Slovenia Tourist Board Office opened in London “for practically everyone interested in Slovenia”.

Address & Contact details –

    Information Office of the Slovenian Tourist Board

    10 Little College Street

    SW1P 3SH London

    Tel: 0870 225 5305

    Fax: 020 7222 5277

    E-mail: london(at)slovenia.info

    Web: http://www.slovenia.info

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Free WiFi Internet locations in Slovenia

25-Jan-2010

More and more of us are using the Internet when on holiday or travelling abroad these days, but one of the biggest problems is finding a reliable WiFi hotspot, preferably a free one! I came across a post today on http://mykafkaesquelife.blogspot.com/ which linked to the Google map below.

Credit for the map belongs to Blaž, a Slovenian blogger. MKL   … Read the rest

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Kurentovanje festival in Ptuj

19-Jan-2010
Ptuj beside the River Drava

Ptuj beside the River Drava

The Kurentovanje festival in Ptuj. Now this looks like fun!

The Kurentovanje is the most important carnival event in Slovenia with a 50-year-old tradition which preserve the ethnographical tradition.

Full details of this 11 day festival (05 Feb 2010 to 16 Feb 2010) and loads of pictures can be found at the Kurentovanje website.

Kurentovanje Festival in Ptuj - © Andrejj at Wikimedia Commons

Kurentovanje

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Slovene Digital Dialect

14-Jan-2010
Slovene

Slovene

I stumbled across this interesting Slovene language site today – www.digitaldialects.com.

It’s an entertaining way of improving your Slovenian vocabulary by completing some simple but fun exercises or games. Areas covered include greetings, numbers, colours, animals, food and some general vocabulary.

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Ljubljana airport to close temporarily in April 2010

30-Dec-2009

Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport (aka Brnik airport) is to close temporarily in April 2010 for two weeks to allow for runway renovation.

Flights to and from Ljubljana during this time will operate from Maribor in the north-east of the country and passengers should allow for extra transfer times. Full details can be found by following this link to the official   … Read the rest

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Group Accommodation in Slovenia

30-Dec-2009
Book group accommodation in Slovenia

Book group accommodation in Slovenia

Hostelbookers.com also offer a group booking service which makes finding the right place to stay in Slovenia quick and easy.

Hostelbookers.com cater for families, school and college groups, hen and stag trips plus sports groups. In fact, whatever your group or interest we recommend contacting them for a quotation.

Why book with the HostelBookers Group

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Budget Accommodation in Slovenia

22-Dec-2009
Book budget accommodation in Slovenia

Book budget accommodation in Slovenia

You can now book budget accommodation throughout Slovenia from the pages of Slovenia-Walking!

Use the search box on the right or follow the links that are found throughout the website (similar to the one below) to find a selection of hostels, cheap hotels, inns, rooms and apartments in the area that you are reading about   … Read the rest

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Slovene for Walkers

10-Dec-2009
Slovene

Slovene

It is fortunate for foreign visitors that the Slovenians are excellent linguists. You will find that most young people speak at least some English while the older generation will understand German. Their language bears few similarities to English and the grammar is complex, but do try to use some words – your efforts will be much appreciated. Below we   … Read the rest

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