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Slovenia’s Golden Boys Are The Champions!

Slovenia has gone all the way and has the EuroBasket gold. The country is the European basketball champion, having defeated Serbia in Istanbul with a score of 93:85. For the first time in history, Slovenia’s basketball players have become…

Why Has No One Heard Of Ana Roš?

The Slovenian chef, who’s spent 16 years revolutionizing her country’s food, is about to star in Netflix’s Chef’s Table. Will the world finally pay attention? Photographed in front of a suspiciously still lake on an overcast day, Slovenian…

Slovenian Oven Pumpkin Seed Oil

I am always learning something new about Slovenia. This time it is Pumpkin Seed Oil from Štajerska and Prekmurje. In these parts of Slovenia, they have been growing pumpkins since the 18th century and turning the seeds into oil. Farmers…

A Centuries Old Sound of Bells

Churches are among the most common sights in Slovenia; they add a picturesque note to towns, the tops of remote hills, and everywhere in between. Many of these churches are also the home of a musical tradition that has been passed on from…

An Uprising Under the Alps

These days, Tolmin is a quiet, almost sleepy town in the foothills of Slovenia’s Julian Alps. In the early 18thcentury, however, it was the site of a peasant revolt that left an impact far beyond the town itself. The rebellion began when…

Skier Tina Maze Ends Career

Slovenia's best alpine skier to date, 33-year-old Tina Maze, has decided to end her professional career. However, she wanted to appear one last time at the top level to wrap up her career in front of fans and friends in Maribor at the…

Slovenia Featured in Wall Street Journal

In the Adventure & Travel section of the Wall Street Journal dated October 29, 2016, Slovenia is featured as one of 10 “buzzy destinations, all on the brink of change, to visit in 2017.” Slovenia: A good choice if you’re looking for a…