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

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

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

Lake Bled: Vintgar Gorge Walk

One of the most popular walks in the vicinity of Lake Bled is without a doubt, Vintgar Gore, a mere 5 km away from Bled. There are several different ways to get to the gorge: you can either take a local bus to the village of Podhom, from which it’s a 5 minutes’ walk to