This 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.
And here’s another:
The Slovenia Tourist Board have a new location in London
Address & Contact details –
10 Little College St.
Phone: 0870 225 5305… Read the rest
More and more of us are using the Internet when on holiday or travelling abroad these days but finding a good signal is not always easy. Roaming charges might also be an issue for UK visitors to Slovenia and other EU countries post Brexit. Let’s hope not.
An app, always an app, comes to the rescue here helping you to … Read the rest
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.… Read the rest
I stumbled across this interesting Slovene language site – 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.
Have fun! … Read the rest
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.
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Why book with the HostelBookers Group
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 – most of the walk information pages and town/city pages have these links. … Read the rest
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
Slovene pronunciation guide. (Taken from “Slovenian for Travelers” with kind permission from the author, Miran Hladnik).
The Slovenian language has 25 letters. It does not have the letters W,Q,X,Y but it does have three others. These are Č, Š and Ž. The mark above the letters is called a strešica or “little roof”.
I’m not a linguist. I failed my CSE French with a grade E or F, so getting to grips with Slovene was never going to be easy! (Sarah is much better and has a working grasp of both French and German). We have been travelling to Slovenia since 2001 and our Slovene is very basic. We have no excuse! … Read the rest
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