How to get from Piran in Slovenia to Venice in Italy

To get from Piran in Slovenia to Venice in Italy you have to take the bus from Piran to Trieste which takes about an hour and costs around 8 euros. There is no train station in Piran; the closest train station is Koper. The bus...

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Wine Tasting in the Karst region of Slovenia

1% of Slovenia's territory is covered by vineyards and the country's second largest town, Maribor, boasts the oldest grapevine in the world. Therefore one of the things we were very keen to do on our trip was taste some wine. Our hostel owner at Alibi Hostel...

Portoroz, Slovenia’s Glamorous Coastal Resort

Whilst the Slovenian coast isn't known for its beaches, since the most you'll get is a patch of stones, Portoroz has it's own man-made beach. Not the best beach in the world, but it's good enough to lie your towel down on a lounger and...

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The Postojna Caves in Slovenia

The Postojna Caves were definitely one of the highlights of my trip to Slovenia. There are two sets of cave systems in Slovenia- the Ć kocjan Caves and the Postojna Caves. We rented a car from Hertz in Portoroz to make the drive to the Karst region...

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White Horses at Lipica Stud Farm, Slovenia

Lipica stud farm in Slovenia breeds beautiful white Lipizzaner horses. Located in the Karst region of Slovenia, the stud farm offers guided tours at set times of the day. The Lipica stud farm was established in 1580 by the Austrian Archduke Karl II and it has...

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Piran, Slovenia: Relaxing on the Slovenian Coast

Piran in Slovenia is a picturesque little fishing village on the Slovenian Coast. Bear in mind, that when I say "Coast", Slovenia has no beaches, so you're more likely to be enjoying a seafood lunch next to a harbour than topping up your tan on...

Hostel Review: Alibi Hostel in Piran Slovenia

*Raving Review Alert* After spending rather too long in Ljubljana, we wanted to escape the city and breathe in the fresh sea air somewhere along the coast. Having heard Piran was a great spot on the coastline and much nicer than Trieste or Koper, we decided...

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Day Trip to Lake Bled, Slovenia

Slovenia may be a tiny little country sandwiched between Italy, Austria, Croatia and Hungary, but the feather in its cap, the jewel in its crown, is Lake Bled. This magical, fairytale lake is rather small in size, but is arguably Slovenia's most prized possession, appearing...