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.
Zaka car park in Bled just got a whole lot more expensive. Read this for more details.
Some think we should celebrate autism and not change it, others that we shouldn’t celebrate and just try to help or cure it. I think we should strive to do both……
Scaring off the Winter Everyone hates winter. And not just these days, but even going back to ancient times the pagan people hated winter so much they created elaborate festivals […]
Saint Nicholas (Miklavž) The night air is filled with the cold vapour of tiny breaths as children gather in Prešeren square, eagerly awaiting the first of three presents they will […]
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 […]
The Legend of Lake Bled The beautiful lake Bled with its island church in the middle. lies in northern Slovenia. It’s a magical place, like something out of a fairy […]
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, […]
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 […]
In a country well-known for being heavily forested, Kočevje takes this to the extreme. With over 90% of its hilly terrain being covered in thick woodland, a day wandering, driving […]