Slovenia: Under the Tourism Radar

by Eugenia Lazaris

Sep 20, 2019

© Tomas1111 | Dreamstime.com
Nestled in the heart of the Julian Alps in a scenic valley is the charming and mysterious region of Bohinj in Slovenia, home to the biggest lake in the country, 24 quaint villages, beautiful bridges and chapels and a rich cultural heritage.

Destinations / Europe

While popular destinations around the world are reeling from the effects of overtourism and trying desperately to find solutions, plenty of great destinations that have historically slipped under the radar are gaining ground. These places are great for curious travelers looking to discover new and exciting things.

Slovenia is one such destination. This small Balkan nation nestled between Croatia, Italy and Austria is proving it is more than deserving of the attention it is starting to get from the tourism world.

The country has everything a curious traveler could ask for — stunning natural landscapes, beautiful wildlife, a rich culture and a fascinating history. The country’s diverse geography (it has everything from mountain ranges to coastline with plenty of rolling green pastures and pristine lakes in between) makes it an ideal destination for travelers year-round as there is always something to see or do.

Some amazing sites to see in Slovenia include the Postojna and Skocjan Caves, the Vintnar Gorge and Lake Bled, with the notable Bled Island (with its picturesque Baroque church) situated in the middle.

Cities to visit include the small capital of Ljubljana, the historic town of Ptuj, and the medieval seaside town of Piran. All of Slovenia’s cities and villages are full of historical significance and beautiful architecture. There are incredible castles to visit, historical monuments and great food to be had. The Slovenian people are warm, hospitable and eager to share their culture with the world.

While the country is quickly gaining speed as a tourist destination, its humble beginnings keep it affordable to visit.

 

 

 

#TrazeeTravel

Insta Feed
Products / Food/Drink
Oct 20, 2019

Athletic Brewing

It can be difficult, loving beer and fitness and health at the same time. After all, beer has few, if any, health benefits. Is it possible to blend the two, so you’re never losing out? According to Athletic Brewing, it’s totally possible. Athletic Brewing claims it’s “changing the game by providing beer lovers with a way to live a healthy, active lifestyle while experiencing the rich, complex flavors of craft beer.”

Pulled in Different Directions? Car Rental Can Help

While your first inclination might be panic when you map out the various appointments and meetings on your upcoming business trip, relax. Trust us, a rental car has you covered.

Products / Clothing
Oct 20, 2019

Best Autumn Cycling Tights

Get a pair of tights for autumn and you can protect your legs from the worst of the wind and rain as the weather starts to draw in. Here are some of the best autumn tights on the market.

Top 5 / Other
Oct 19, 2019

Top 5: Haunted Cities Abroad

While the United States has some seriously haunted cities, it’s difficult to compare with the U.K.’s ancient history and Eastern Europe’s dark past. Check out this list of the most haunted cities abroad before planning your next international getaway.

Rental Cars Offer Flexibility for Business, Leisure or Both

Bleisure — it’s a term we’re all familiar with these days. After all, millennials drive the rising trend, combining business and leisure trips regularly. Take a few days to decompress in a new destination after a hectic schedule of meetings and business.

Tips / Travel
Oct 19, 2019

Buying Souvenirs on a Budget

Buying souvenirs for all the special people in your life is oftentimes expected when you’re on a trip. If you travel often, or if you’re in an expensive destination, spending money on all of these gifts can add up. There are plenty of souvenirs available at any destination that will impress your loved ones without breaking the bank.