The Lake Bohinj International Wildflower Festival 2017

The 11th International Wild Flower Festival is currently taking place in Lake Bohinj. Running from 26 May until 11 June, the festival attracts people from all over Slovenia and, of course, around the world to the Bohinj valley to admire the flower rich pastures. Alpine wild flowers are stunning at the end of May and

Slovenia, Austria and Italy: The 3-Border Point Walk

Kranjska Gora offers many walks but this one is unmissable. In this part of Slovenia, we are lucky to live so close to Italy and Austria. We never have to go too far for a proper cappuccino or a strudel. Today, without border controls, you can easily cycle to Italy or walk to Austria. The

Slovenian Holiday & Dance Experience

Thirty years ago, long before Strictly Come Dancing was even a twinkle Len Goodman’s eye, Philip Wylie formed Holiday and Dance following on from a social dance festival in the West Country. The festival continues to this day and the Dance Holiday People, as they have come to be known, have gone from strength to

A Taste Of Slovenia

Slovenia is a small country but don’t that fool you, it has been heavily influenced by the neighbouring countries of Austria, Italy and Croatia but still holds its own with some unforgettable culinary flavours. The Primorska region is particularly known for its smoked ham. The secret of its success is a unique smell and taste created

Lake Bohinj: Predjama Castle and the Postojna Caves

Of the excursions offered by Inghams in Lake Bohinj, my absolute favourite would have to be the day trip to the Predjama Castle and the Postojna Caves. After an easy 2-hour trip on the coach we were entertained by our M Tours guide who filled us in on what to expect on our excursion before

Bled Days and the Festival of Lights.

In Bled, for one Saturday every year the lake becomes a floating light show. At night, 10,000 candles are released onto the lake, lighting up the horizon. Every single candle is handmade and placed in real eggshell. All of the candles are made by one man and his name is Andrej Vidic, as you might

Cruising on Lake Bohinj

What better to do on a warm sunny day than take a leisurely 30 minute cruise on the tranquil Lake Bohinj? Small boats moored to the jetty in Lake Bohinj. The Boat Bohinj is a beautifully crafted, 59 year old, wooden vessel made in Konigsee, Bavaria and is 19 metres long. Due to the lake

Vintgar Gorge: My Favourite Walk

One of my favourite walks, and sights, near Lake Bled is the Vintgar Gorge. The Vintgar Gorge is said to be one of the most popular natural attractions in Slovenia and it is certainly one of the most beautiful. If you’re planning on visiting during July or August it’s great to head there before 9am