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 […]

Rough guide to slovenia by Norm Longley

The Rough Guide to Slovenia – Book Review

Insightful and informative, Rough Guide to Slovenia is an essential part of anyone’s Slovenia travel kit! As a seasoned traveller, having an accurate and useful travel guide is an essential […]

Typical red tiled roofs with limetone chimney in Stanjel, Karst region, Slovenia

The Best of Primorska Part 1 – Karst Plateaus and Wine Valleys

Better than Tuscany. As the morning sun shines into the valley and the soft light illuminates the terraced hillsides revealing a spectacular sight of glistening vineyards, you could be forgiven […]

Travel Tips – Great airport shuttle & City Shuttle Service

If you are travelling to and/or around Slovenia, Northern Italy, Austria and Munich or Budapest and are in need of a shuttle service, then some enterprising young Slovenes have started […]

An Oasis of Healing Nestled Among the Verdant Hills of the East

It’s virtually impossible to travel in Slovenia without noticing its abundance of health spas. However, Rogaška Slatina is not only unique, but encompasses a wealth of hidden gems. It has […]

Danger looms on the slopes of Mount Taranaki

“This is the old summit trail,” said the strange-looking man wearing dark sunglasses and a French Foreign Legion-style hat. A large bushy grey beard attempted to hide his expressionless face, […]


‘Have you been to the road where things go backwards?’ asked Eilish, as I sitting having breakfast in the Carlow hostel. ‘The what?’ I replied. ‘The road where things go […]