Mouth-Watering Chef Cooked meals at Open Kitchen in Ljubljana

Every Friday mid-March to October, the Open Kitchen food markets come to life in Pogačarjev trg, in the Slovenian Capital. Don’t fall into the trap of thinking this is a normal weekly food market. Open Kitchen Ljubljana, is more of a gourmet food fair with more than 30 food stalls offering mouth-watering chef cooked meals. […]

Free Walking Tour Ljubljana – Churches in cool Locations

European churches are visited for their eye-catching architecture, colourful frescoes and marble floors. Budget Travel Talk’s free Walking Tour Ljubljana takes in the drop dead gorgeous streets of Ljubljana plus five eye-catching churches in cool locations where you want to be. Ljubljana Slovenia is a beautiful walkable city where all the best sights are easily […]

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? [pinit] 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 […]

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. [pinit] Here is […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 & […]