Rain clouds clearing over the Kamnik Alps after a day of heavy rain. On the higher ground they brought snow.

The Ice Saints Cometh in full force this year in Slovenia

It’s the time of the Ice Saints, and in Slovenia this year Ledeni Možje have brought with them the coldest period in May for 15 years, and as I sit here now writing this, Polulana Zofka is truly pissing herself. Confused? Let me explain.

Sean Og the leprechaun in O hare pub in Carlingford. County Louth, Ireland.

The Tale of the Wily Leprechaun

In the northeast corner of County Louth in Ireland lies the small and incredibly beautiful Cooley Peninsula. But as well its incredible beauty, it is also home to one wily little leprechaun.

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Halloween it’s NOT American!

Halloween, it’s NOT American Many people, it seems, think that Halloween is an American celebration. Over here in Slovenia, where I am currently living, when I ask people if they […]

Dragon Bridge in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

The Ljubljana Dragon

The Dragon of Ljubljana If you have ever taken a stroll around the beautiful city of Ljubljana, then you couldn’t have failed to notice the abundance of dragons. In particular, […]

Kozolez (hay rack) in a field with Rudnica Hill in the background, Stara Fužina, Bohinj, Slovenia.

Giants and a Dwarf in Bohinj

The Giants of Bohinj The Bohinj valley is so big and vast that once there was room for giants to roam. And many thousands of years ago they did just […]