Slovenia Halloweenia!
Celebrations / Slovenia / Travel

Slovenia Halloweenia!

Halloween is pretty low key in Ljubljana, Slovenia. We only saw the occasional jack-o’-lantern (usually at a bar) and we didn’t see the costume extravaganza we’re accustomed to in the States. Too bad … I really love Halloween. But it is an official public holiday. October 31st is Reformation Day in Slovenia. It’s associated with the 16th century … Continue reading

Ljubljana: Old Europe in a Small, Beautiful Package
Slovenia / Travel

Ljubljana: Old Europe in a Small, Beautiful Package

We were surprised at how different Slovenia is from Croatia and Bosnia. As the northernmost member of what was formerly Yugoslavia, Slovenia, like all the other former members, became independent in the early 90s. This is where the similarities stop. The biggest difference between Ljubljana and the southern cities we visited is that it feels much more Western … Continue reading