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A magnificent park can be found just outside of Ljubljana

To the west of Ljubljana, amid once sleepy villages now beginning to be engulfed by suburban sprawl, lies an exceptional park.

In the past, root cellars served as storage for root, today for quality wines

A root cellar or “repnica” is an underground chamber dug in flint, which in the past was used for storing crops, mostly turnip. Although many fell into disrepair, root cellars are again acquiring ...

Everybody knows the famous cviček ...

Everybody knows the famous cviček wine from Lower Carniola. (Dolenjska) The wine has been around since the Middle Ages, although back then it had a different name: Marvin.

The knight Erasmus lived in the castle of Luegg

Robin Hood is well known all over the world. But Slovenia had its own version. According to legend, the knight Erasmus of Lueg lived in the 15th century in the Predjamski Grad, in the castle of ...

There were about 2 million foreign tourists in Slovenia in 2010

About the same number of tourists go through Slovenia every year as Slovenes. According to the statistics office, there were about 2 million foreign tourists in Slovenia in 2010.

Slovenes have an “over-mura moving cake"

Prekmurska gibanica is a special cake made in eastern Slovenia. It is made out of poppy seeds, walnuts, apples, raisins and cottage cheese.

Pleterje is the only Carthusian monastery in Slovenia

The Pleterje Charterhouse is a one-of-a-kind building. It’s the only Carthusian monastery in Slovenia. There are only 400 Carthusian monks still left in the world, and only a few in the charterhouse ...

Once a stock market traded with wood and grain

Ljubljana had a stock market as early as 1924. When it started, it traded primarily in goods like wood and grain.

Ljubljana airport is named after politician Pučnik

Most airports in capital cities are named after local heroes or former leaders. Ljubljana airport is one of the few named after a politician who never led the country. Whereas, say, Charles de ...

The most popular birthday in Slovenia is January 1st.

The first day of the month is a popular day to give birth in Slovenia. The most popular birthday in Slovenia, according to the statistics office, is January 1st.

Slovenia was a strong economic engine inside Yugoslavia

Per capita, Slovenia is the richest Slavic state in the world. But even before independence, the country was a strong economic engine inside Yugoslavia.

Ljubljana is one of the safest cities in the world

How safe is Ljubljana? According to the Mercer world survey, it’s one of the safest cities in the world.

It is very expensive to live in Ljubljana

How expensive is living in Ljubljana compared to other European cities? The answer: very.

8 times as many men are convicted of crimes as women in Slovenia

What’s the most common crime in Slovenia? The answer is property crimes, by far. More people are convicted of it every year than anything else.

The most common cause of death in Slovenia is cancer

What is the most common cause of death in Slovenia? It’s a bit different, depending on your gender. For men in Slovenia, the number one killer is cancer.

Leo von Caprivi has served as German chancellor

Has a Slovene ever served as German chancellor? The answer is “kind of.” The chancellor who came after Bismarck was Leo von Caprivi. He served as chancellor from 1890 to 1894 and although he was ...

Portorož is the biggest yacht port in the Adriatic

The Adriatic Sea has plenty of ports. And even plenty of ports for yachts. But one of the biggest is in Slovenia, in the small village of Portorož.

Hugo Wolf was born in Slovenia

Although he was part of the “New German” style, the composer Hugo Wolf was born in Slovenia and was of Slovenian origins.

Slovenia’s euro coins are made in the Netherlands

You’ve probably seen Slovenia’s euro coins already, but there are a few things about them that make them special. The first is the 2-cent piece, which shows the Prince’s Stone. What’s special about ...

Slovenia is the English name for Slovenija

We all know that Slovenia is the English name for the country – but did you know that most of the regions also have English names?

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