Five Great Churches in cool Ljubljana Locations

Visitors are drawn to the eye-catching architecture, colourful frescoes and marble floors of European churches and Ljubljana, the capital city of Slovenia has it’s fair share of them. These are only five of the great Churches we found in Ljubljana. Their eye-catchingly different facades and cool locations each had a story to tell. The Chapel of […]

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A Walk around Lake Bled

You know how beautiful art installations are shown on a central display so they can be walked around and enjoyed from all angles? While the only natural lake in Slovenia isn’t a fancy art installation, it is stunningly beautiful and as romantic a destination as you could wish for – so of course it has it’s […]

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Carp Fishing Lake Bled Slovenia

A walk around Lake Bled in north-west Slovenia, offers breathtaking scenery of Mount Triglav and Bled Island with it’s romantic church of the Assumption of Mary. We both like exploring on foot and with a couple of hours up our sleeve, the 6.7km easy track made an offer too good to refuse. Here is an […]

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Charming Ljubljana with her River and Bridges

Ljubljana, Slovenia, is one of the smallest capital cities in Europe, but what it lacks in size, is made up for by an abundance of Charm. Stately baroque buildings, an ancient hilltop Castle, leafy green Tivoli City Park and gorgeous spring weather provide a winning combination. Charming is a word that describes an awful lot […]

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Nebotičnik Skyscraper and a walk in the park in Ljubljana

Ljubljana produced some beautiful days during our late May visit in 2015 – days that invited a stroll in the park or enjoying the views from an iconic skyscraper. We arrived in the Capital of Slovenia without pre-conceived travel plans. The one thing I had in mind, a possible visit to Metelkova squat, with it’s quirky […]

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20 Photos from Ljubljana

Ljubljana, the capital city of Slovenia, is an easy place to visit. Pronounced Lub-lee-arna, this University town has a relaxed atmosphere, an old town that’s picture perfect and a Friday food festival that draws the locals out to soak up the sunshine, eat, drink and socialise. Venture along the river away from the Triple Bridge […]

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Piran on the Adriatic Coast of Slovenia has Charm by the bucketloads

The Slovenian town of Piran sits on the peninsula of the Gulf of Piran, toward the top of the Adriatic. This far south-western corner of Slovenia is squeezed between the borders of Italy to the North and Croatia to the south, a distance as the crow flies of only 20km at the closest point. It […]

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Best of 2015 Travel at Budget Travel Talk

Best New Travel Experience In 2015 we added a brand new Coromal Caravan to the Budget Travel Talk arsenal. This photo was taken at our first free camp at Notch Point Queensland.  Years ago we purchased an old van without amenities to see if we liked the lifestyle.  We did, but decided we needed to be self-sufficient […]

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Lake Bohinj the hidden gem of Slovenia

While Lake Bled considers itself to be the jewell in the crown of Slovenian destinations, I think that Lake Bohinj, only twenty-eight kilometres to the west, is Slovenia’s hidden gem. Even if you don’t recognise Lake Bled by name, I bet you would recognise it’s stunning Travel Poster photo.  Placid blue lake, wooded island with […]

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Ten Weeks in Europe 2015

Having arrived back in Australia after Ten weeks in Europe with camera cards bulging and a loop of experiences on permanent replay in my head. Countries Visited. a) Italy Rome, Amalfi Coast, Sicily? b) Slovenia the beautiful, Piran and Ljulbjana via Triglav National Park? c) Croatia – Zagreb, the National Park, Seaside Towns and Islands? d) Bosnia & […]

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