Ljubljana

Avocado wrapped in Prosciutto

Avocado wrapped in Prosciutto

Have I ever told you about the prosciutto made in the Slovenian Karst region? Kraški Pršut (Karst Prosciutto) Basically just a leg of dried, cured ham, what makes this special is simplicity and climate. There are only a few key ingredients: high…

Christmas and New Year’s Eve in Ljubljana

Christmas and New Year’s Eve in Ljubljana

Christmas of 2014 was a time of new traditions in the Taste of Divine household. The hubby has been deployed over Christmas twice, but this was the first time I’ve been away from home for the holidays, and we were…

Looking back on 2014

Looking back on 2014

Wow-a lot has happened since I wrote this same post last year, Best of 2013. For one, we graduated from a language program in California, and then we left our dog and cat behind (so sad!) and we moved half-way…

Ljubljana Marathon Race Report (Ljubljanski Maraton)

Ljubljana Marathon Race Report (Ljubljanski Maraton)

The half marathon I did in Ljubljana last Sunday was… A) The most fun race I’ve ever done. B) The most crowded race I’ve ever done. It was quite the event for such a small city like Ljubljana. In total,…

Maple Mashed Hokkaido Squash {Recipe ReDux}

Maple Mashed Hokkaido Squash {Recipe ReDux}

Hokkaido squash, a.k.a. red kuri squash or Japanese squash–it’s all over the place at the central market in Ljubljana. I had never had it before, so I picked one up. It has a sweet and nutty flavor, similar to acorn…

Virtual Tour of our Ljubljana Apartment

Virtual Tour of our Ljubljana Apartment

Home is where the heart is. Right now, my heart is in Ljubljana. If you knew me as a child, as a teen, and as a young adult, you would know that I absolutely hated moving. According to my mom,…

The Legend of Šmarna Gora

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,…

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 that are different in the U.S.

“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,…

First Impressions: Ljubljana

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…