The Legend of Šmarna Gora

Šmarna Gora is one of the most popular hiking spots in Ljubljana. It has two peaks–Šmarna Gora and Grmada, which are the highest in the area. With a 360 degree view of Triglav, Julian Alps and the city of Ljubljana, it’s no wonder the spot was used during the middle ages to light bonfires and …

10 Things you’ll learn on a trip to Ljubljana that are different in the U.S.

10 things you'll learn on a trip to Ljubljana

“So tell me, where are you moving to?” Joe asked. “Slovenia”, I answered. He nodded with understanding. “Oh, my sister’s husband’s brother went to Slovakia once. He really liked it”. For what seemed like the 100th time, I explained, “No, Slovenia. We’re going to SLOVEnia. It’s like, a whole ‘nother country”. Joe looked puzzled. “Wait,” …

First Impressions: Ljubljana

Dober Dan! (Good day) We arrived in Ljubljana (pronounced Lyoo-blyon-uh) last week and have been spending our time exploring the area and apartment hunting. I would tell you all about it, but as they say–a picture is worth a thousand words. So here you go… I love this little place. Need I say more?