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The Slovene Cultural Holiday arrives tomorrow
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The Slovene Cultural Holiday arrives tomorrow

On the 8th of February, the anniversary of the death of the poet France Prešeren, the Slovene Cultural Holiday will be celebrated in Slovenia and among Slovenian communities in neighboring countries. On the eve of the celebration, two artists will receive lifetime achievement awards and up to six will receive
Outstanding building designs from the Eastern European region | TOP 5
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Outstanding building designs from the Eastern European region | TOP 5

As the proverb goes: less is sometimes more. For this reason, we often associate good design with clean or simple concepts. However, this does not always have to be the case—on the contrary! This time, we’ve collected buildings from around the region that stand out for their unusual
Snow-covered mountain lakes in the region to visit in winter | TOP 5
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Snow-covered mountain lakes in the region to visit in winter | TOP 5

We all need a break in the colder months as well, so we’ve rounded up some of the region’s eye-catching mountain lakes and tarns that are well worth a visit. In these high-altitude landscapes, you can almost taste the fresh air, while the winter sunshine caresses your face
Natural Geometry—Striking wooden triangles to form a new hotel wing in Slovenia
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Natural Geometry—Striking wooden triangles to form a new hotel wing in Slovenia

For Slovenian ski resort Hotel Natura in Rogla, Enota Architects has imagined an extension of geometric elements. The owners of Hotel Natura originally planned to build the highest-rated hotel in Slovenia’s ski resort, but most of the possibilities remained unrealized and remained at the design stage. Now they want
All the small things: special confectionery factories in Eastern Europe | TOP 5
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All the small things: special confectionery factories in Eastern Europe | TOP 5

It’s no exaggeration to say that sweets are a pleasure without which it would be difficult to live. But people are different and have unique needs. In today’s selection, we briefly present artisan manufactories that have taken their passion for sweets to an artistic level. ARKMEN | Ukraine The
Slovenian city awarded with prestigious green award
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Slovenian city awarded with prestigious green award

Velenje received the European Green Leaf Award for small cities The European Green Leaf Award is given every year to cities with a population between 20 and 99 thousand in recognition of outstanding efforts made for promoting a more sustainable living. The jury monitors not only finished projects but also
Slovenian Film Day launches tomorrow in Budapest
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Slovenian Film Day launches tomorrow in Budapest

On the occasion of the event, the director of Sanremo, Slovenia’s Oscar nominee this year, will also visit Budapest. On Thursday 27 October 2022 at 8 pm, the sixth Slovenian Film Days will begin with the screening of Slovenia’s 2022 Oscar nominee Sanremo at the Toldi Cinema in
A house from the last century adapted for modern life
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A house from the last century adapted for modern life

Built in Slovenia in the early 1900s, the house was renovated by a2o2 arhitekti with a focus on preservation and sustainability. The building’s outer shell was preserved, while the owners renovated the windows with the help of a restorer. The transformations were carefully highlighted: the stripped-down interiors meet elements
Ceramics inspired by ancient artistic shapes | Hana Karim
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Ceramics inspired by ancient artistic shapes | Hana Karim

Hana Karim’s passion for ceramics comes from the fact that she grew up in an artist family: his father is a painter and colorist, and her mother’s a ceramist, as well. Although she used to rebel against family patterns, Hana, who originally graduated as an art teacher, was
Scenic lakes in Eastern Europe | TOP 5
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Scenic lakes in Eastern Europe | TOP 5

In the first suffocating heatwave of the summer, all we can think of is a refreshing dip in the water surrounded by nature. Luckily for us, our country and our neighbors are also rich in beautiful lakes, perfect for a carefree swim. And if you’re looking for an active
The wonderful linen | TOP 5
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The wonderful linen | TOP 5

In the heatwave that lasts for weeks, one of the hardest tasks is figuring out what to wear that is at once breezy yet comfortable to wear. The dress made of natural linen is not only comfortable, but also really pleasant and always fashionable for summer wear. In our selection
Our favorite quality artisanal jams | TOP 5
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Our favorite quality artisanal jams | TOP 5

Delicious, easy to make it last, healthy and we could eat almost all of it: jams are the eternal favorites of all generations. In our selection today, we brought manufactories where better and better jams are made with devoted work, respect for traditions and modern creativity, maintaining the tradition of
Where every cake has a story
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Where every cake has a story

The world of sweets today goes far beyond the colorful, syrupy, concentrated feeling of life, and instead, a softer and more creative approach returns in this area as well. Petra Sodja, the creator of Petra’s cakes, had one goal: to see her personality reflected in her creations so that
Scenic lakes in Eastern Europe | TOP 5
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Scenic lakes in Eastern Europe | TOP 5

In the first suffocating heatwave of the summer, all we can think of is a refreshing dip in the water surrounded by nature. Luckily for us, our country and our neighbors are also rich in beautiful lakes, perfect for a carefree swim. And if you’re looking for an active
Wonderful horseback riding clubs in Eastern Europe | TOP 5
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Wonderful horseback riding clubs in Eastern Europe | TOP 5

Horseback riding is not just a hobby for many, as the love and respect of animals, as well as good stamina and hardened physique are factors without which it is almost impossible to practice this special sport. However, if you want to experience the beauty of trotting on horseback, it
The magical atmosphere of Alice in Wonderland is evoked by this eyewear store in Ljubljana
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The magical atmosphere of Alice in Wonderland is evoked by this eyewear store in Ljubljana

The magical atmosphere of the cartoon Alice in Wonderland inspired the interior of the newest store of Morela in Slovenia. The brand that makes sunglasses has been dealing with optician services since the early 2000s, and in 2019, they launched their first collection, the world-renowned designer Nika Zupanc was commissioned,
Exceptional tastes with fabulous surroundings—the best street food places in Eastern Europe | TOP 5
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Exceptional tastes with fabulous surroundings—the best street food places in Eastern Europe | TOP 5

The dilemma is familiar to everyone when we want to have a delicious lunch or dinner with our family, friends, or perhaps a larger company, but we can’t find a solution when choosing the right restaurant, because everyone wants different kinds of food. However, it is not worth getting
BIO27, opening soon, searches for future solutions in local traditions
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BIO27, opening soon, searches for future solutions in local traditions

The Biennial of Design in Ljubljana (BIO27) opens its gates for the 27th time on 26 May. This year, our future and that of our planet are at stake; how can we face the challenges of the 21st century building on local resources and folk traditions? This year’s biennial,
Healthy snacks from Eastern Europe | TOP 5
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Healthy snacks from Eastern Europe | TOP 5

A fun evening with friends; relaxing on the couch after a hard day; a few minutes of rest between the never-ending hours of working or studying—moments when we can definitely use some tasty snacks. But after a good snack, we often feel guilty, because salty snacks with artificial flavor
A little retro, a little punk - introducing Look Back and Laugh publishing house
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A little retro, a little punk - introducing Look Back and Laugh publishing house

A little retro, a little punk—Zoran Pungerčar associated this feeling with the sincere admiration of typography and riso printing to create his own art publishing house. The experimental and free philosophy of the project is included in its name, as the publishing house was named after a Minor Threat
These stylish holiday homes will immediately get you in the mood for a hike! | TOP 5
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These stylish holiday homes will immediately get you in the mood for a hike! | TOP 5

Although sometimes the warm spring rays peek out from behind the gray clouds, unfortunately, for the really good weather, it looks like we will have to wait a while. Nevertheless, on our days off, it is worth going out and taking small and large walks, after all, what could break
Even experts are dazzled by these special gourmet shops in Eastern Europe | TOP 5
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Even experts are dazzled by these special gourmet shops in Eastern Europe | TOP 5

Although our food shopping habits are truly different and may vary from person to person, the majority agree that the overwhelming crowds of the shops—which we can expect most in the late afternoon and early evening—the queues at the registers and the long minutes of waiting are all
Gorgeous yet divisive—modern chapels in the region | TOP 5
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Gorgeous yet divisive—modern chapels in the region | TOP 5

The contemporary sacred architecture raises a number of questions, but minimalist churches and chapels appear one after the other. But perhaps we can all agree that there is something quite refreshing about the rethought sacral buildings—now we have brought you the most modern regional chapels. Chapel Mary Magdalene | Zollfeld,
City within a city—exceptional housing estates in the region | TOP 5
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City within a city—exceptional housing estates in the region | TOP 5

Perhaps it is no exaggeration to say that there are two kinds of people in the city: who are truly enchanted by the atmosphere of the hundred-year-old condominiums, and who are more than impressed by the milieu of the residential parks. In our selection, we now present modern, characteristic building
Modern self-sufficiency on the island of tranquility | Mandrova house
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Modern self-sufficiency on the island of tranquility | Mandrova house

The appreciation of rural life today is not surprising, with many longing to live in harmony with nature in calmer conditions far from the noisy everyday life of the city—while not giving up creativity and comfort. This also happened to Eva and Aljaž, who felt they needed to change
Impressive public spaces in the region | TOP 5
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Impressive public spaces in the region | TOP 5

In the hustle and bustle of rushing big cities, we often don’t even notice when spectacular public spaces cross our paths. However, some examples can surprise us and grab our attention—these spaces are ideal for relaxing on the go or for all-day programs. Here we go! Poljana Square
Roaming the fabulous landscapes of Slovenia | Upper Carniola region
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Roaming the fabulous landscapes of Slovenia | Upper Carniola region

After the holidays, we return to the gray, cold, windy January days. Although winter will stay with us for another two months, we can already start planning the route of our first spring hike. For our readers’ pleasure, we present the magnificent region of Upper Carniola in northern Slovenia, where
Hidden universes—dazzling caves of the region | TOP 5
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Hidden universes—dazzling caves of the region | TOP 5

Caves hide natural wonders that we could not even imagine. Maybe we wouldn’t believe it if we didn’t see it with our own eyes. That is why we are now bringing to the surface the stunning world of the universes in the solid crust of the earth! Here
The colors of health—regional restaurants and cafés with superfood on the menu | TOP 5
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The colors of health—regional restaurants and cafés with superfood on the menu | TOP 5

The name superfood includes nutrient-rich plant-based foods—and certain fish and dairy products. However, there is no precise definition of what falls into this category, in fact, many say it is just a marketing ploy. But one thing is for sure: superfoods are healthy, so we need them. Exotic-sounding quinoa,
Shopping for the future—packaging-free stores in the region | TOP 5
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Shopping for the future—packaging-free stores in the region | TOP 5

As we increasingly address the issue of sustainability in our day-to-day lives, various packaging-free stores are emerging in response. By choosing zero waste stores, we are opting for a more sustainable future, while also supporting local businesses and, in many cases, getting better and healthier ingredients. Transparent offer, peaceful atmosphere,
Slovenians have built the perfect place to observe nature | Bobrov Center
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Slovenians have built the perfect place to observe nature | Bobrov Center

The Bobrov Center is more than just a wooden container—it’s the dynamics of open and closed spaces that make the Slovenian institution a playful and lovable place suitable for exploration and retreat. The Bobrov Center near the Slovenian-Croatian border, is a sophisticated contemporary example of Vernacular architecture. It
Award-winning confectionary brands in the region | TOP 5
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Award-winning confectionary brands in the region | TOP 5

As the largest and most reliable food and drink accreditation system, Great Taste awarded the best applicants again this year. A panel of more than 500 experts evaluated 14,113 products from 108 countries—across various categories and awards. In this selection, we present regional confectionery brands whose certain products
Fabulous cycling routes in the region | TOP 5
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Fabulous cycling routes in the region | TOP 5

Cycling and exploring go hand in hand. This is especially true when facing unusual bike routes—be it glowing lines or paths in dark caves, tracks around fairy-tale areas, or special architectural solutions. So here are some regional bike routes that have an extraordinary concept—not just for cyclists! Ćiro
A redesigned Slovenian music school connects generations
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A redesigned Slovenian music school connects generations

Most of us remember our school buildings with nostalgic charm: typical furniture, turn-of-the-century buildings, green boards and many more iconic details lie in our memory. Nowadays, we pay more and more attention to the comfortable design of public spaces and public institutions, of which schools cannot be left out, as
Slovenian novelties await you at Design Without Borders | Made in Slovenia—The Future of Living
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Slovenian novelties await you at Design Without Borders | Made in Slovenia—The Future of Living

This year the Design without borders exhibition welcomes visitors to a magical new venue—the Kiscell Museum’s magnificent church hall will host one of the region’s most prestigious design forums for over a month. Once again, a great number of designers will present their unique work, with almost
The Design Without Borders Exhibition is back in October | Kiscell Museum
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The Design Without Borders Exhibition is back in October | Kiscell Museum

The Design Without Borders (DWB) exhibition has been a defining forum of the Hungarian design scene for many years. This year, along with works by more than 160 artists from 16 countries, the latest in Slovenian design will be on show in Budapest for two months under the title Made
A mixed bag of towers in Eastern Europe | TOP 5
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A mixed bag of towers in Eastern Europe | TOP 5

The cultural and architectural diversity of Eastern Europe is tangible: buildings of many styles and ages alternate and complement each other on this field. Perfect examples of this are the towers of the region, which not only differ in terms of their function, but also show great variety in appearance.
Reconsidered textile stories to protect the Earth
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Reconsidered textile stories to protect the Earth

The history of Zala Hrastar is a perfect example of how much we can do for our environment in small steps: she creates her own collection of used clothes in a small Slovenian village, thus also promoting slow fashion. Zala dreamed up her own brand, Morja, a few years ago,
Rethought sportswear from Eastern Europe | TOP 5
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Rethought sportswear from Eastern Europe | TOP 5

Nowadays, there is no need to separate chic pieces from movement: reinterpreted sports brands are becoming increasingly popular, with a special focus on sustainability and aesthetics. In our selection today, we brought together the regional brands that form a bridge between sport and style. O.WOW  | Ukraine The goal of
Slovenian designers were inspired by a novel reinterpreting self-isolation
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Slovenian designers were inspired by a novel reinterpreting self-isolation

What does an artist do during quarantine? French writer Xaviér de Mainstre wrote an unusual travel diary in his novel A Journey Around My Room: he captured his forty-two-day isolation while discovering and documenting every corner of his room. Like the diary, published in 1790, we were able to experience
Eternal season on the Lovšin estate
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Eternal season on the Lovšin estate

Hiding in the Slovenian Križevska region there is an idyllic area, a perfect place to relax, yet untouched enough: the Lovšin family has been operating the estate for almost twenty years, where nature still plays a major role to this day. The Lovšin estate is located near the Kolpa River,
East by KONNTRA | 5 Instagram profiles that are worth following!
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East by KONNTRA | 5 Instagram profiles that are worth following!

Not just a bar, but the stage of culture and community where the discovery of new artists and designers takes place alongside plants and a variety of natural drinks; a sustainable fashion brand based in Ljubljana and Skopje, an illustrator, and a collection of Yugoslav applied arts objects: in our
Check out how OFIS Architects made a Slovenian hotel building more sustainable
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Check out how OFIS Architects made a Slovenian hotel building more sustainable

OFIS Architects drew inspiration from the best of alpine landscapes, local artisanal traditions and modern architecture while working on the renovation of the Hotel Bohinj in the Julian Alps. Hotel Bohinj (formerly known as Hotel Kimpas) is set in picturesque surroundings in the glacier-clad Bohinj Valley, within the Triglav National
East by KONNTRA | 5 songs and 1 movie that tune you to the Eastern European sense of life
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East by KONNTRA | 5 songs and 1 movie that tune you to the Eastern European sense of life

You can listen to one of the defining songs of the Macedonian alternative music scene, a hit from the eighties but still popular today, as well as a very special compilation by three Slovenian DJs in our article today, and get to know better a movie by Emir Kusturica. Here
Where every cake has a story
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Where every cake has a story

The world of sweets today goes far beyond the colorful, syrupy, concentrated feeling of life, and instead, a softer and more creative approach returns in this area as well. Petra Sodja, the creator of Petra’s cakes, had one goal: to see her personality reflected in her creations so that
The style of the 60s and 70s and a contemporary twist
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The style of the 60s and 70s and a contemporary twist

Matching sets, floral pattern, collar and bell sleeves—Alja Horvat, Slovenian illustrator, debuted with her new clothing brand, called By Alja Horvat, where the creator’s specific graphic designs are transformed into wearable pieces of clothing. A little summer vibe spiced with the style of the 60s and 70s. Interview!
East by KONNTRA | 5 places that will inspire you too
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East by KONNTRA | 5 places that will inspire you too

The historic city center, the beach, and a special bar in Ljubljana and Zagreb have also been included in the new KONNTRA recommendation. In the latest episode of our East by series, the architectural studio in Slovenia, Macedonia and Croatia recommended places that are related to the milestones of their
Our favorite quality artisanal jams | TOP 5
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Our favorite quality artisanal jams | TOP 5

Delicious, easy to make it last, healthy and we could eat almost all of it: jams are the eternal favorites of all generations. In our selection today, we brought manufactories where better and better jams are made with devoted work, respect for traditions and modern creativity, maintaining the tradition of
HIGHLIGHTS | This is how our kitchens change
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HIGHLIGHTS | This is how our kitchens change

As we often find, people love the proximity of the stove, so it’s no wonder that the center and heart of many homes is the kitchen. Since the really big things happen in the kitchen, for this weekend we selected projects that will make your time in the kitchen
East by KONNTRA | 5 thought-provoking buildings
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East by KONNTRA | 5 thought-provoking buildings

You can read about one of the most important and internationally recognized residential buildings in Split, the house of a Slovenian architect, a memorial park in eastern Croatia and the oldest and partly open-air shopping center in Skopje. The KONNTRA team has collected buildings that also shape their own history
Old-new style in Hotel Grand Koper | AKSL architectural studio
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Old-new style in Hotel Grand Koper | AKSL architectural studio

For more than seventy years, the Grand Koper building has been a defining feature of the busy view of Pristaniška Street and the Old Town, but in addition to the exterior of a hotel, there is another equally important factor: the interior. The renovation of the building was designed by
Greener cities | TOP 5
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Greener cities | TOP 5

It is now obsolete that our cities are dominated by smog and the noise of cars only: fortunately, nature has become increasingly prevalent in larger cities as well. In today’s selection, we present conservation projects that create symbiosis between nature and cities in an unusual way. Krater | Ljubljana, Slovenia
The wonderful linen | TOP 5
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The wonderful linen | TOP 5

In the heatwave that lasts for weeks, one of the hardest tasks is figuring out what to wear that is at once breezy yet comfortable to wear. The dress made of natural linen is not only comfortable, but also really pleasant and always fashionable for summer wear. In our selection
East by KONNTRA | 5 books that the architects recommend for the summer
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East by KONNTRA | 5 books that the architects recommend for the summer

Thoughts on writing, a series of essays on urban planning, ethical and aesthetic theories on landscape architecture, but studies on new design mindsets and practices, as well as a magical realist novel, were also included in this review. In the latest episode of our East by series, the team of
Glamorous camping | TOP 5
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Glamorous camping | TOP 5

Nomadic sense of freedom and splendor—the free world of glamping conquers more and more places. It is no accident, as it perfectly combines the feeling of comfortable hotel rooms with the wild lust of nature. In our selection today, we present Eastern European places where both the eternal hiker
The cleanest mineral waters in Eastern Europe | TOP 5
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The cleanest mineral waters in Eastern Europe | TOP 5

One of the essential components of life is water: since it is an integral part of us, it does matter what quality we quench our thirst with. In our selection today, we have chosen five water brands that will deliver the eternal elixir to our tables from crystal clear and
The emerald river of adventures |  Soča Valley and River
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The emerald river of adventures | Soča Valley and River

Among the fairytale regions of Slovenia, today we present the Soča Valley and a wealth of adventures provided by the landscape. The Soča River, which flows through the valley, originates in the Julian Alps, in the Trenta Valley, and is a gem on the list of the most beautiful rivers
Flavors of Istria from Slovenia for breakfast | Istrian Breakfast
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Flavors of Istria from Slovenia for breakfast | Istrian Breakfast

Istrian Breakfast is a lovingly developed tourism product that gives visitors to Slovenian Istria authentic experiences and flavors. The Istrian Breakfast includes a breakfast package selected exclusively from local producers, which ensures that we can start our day with a nutritious and balanced breakfast in the Slovenian Istria. The breakfast
The coolest beer brands in Eastern Europe | TOP 5
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The coolest beer brands in Eastern Europe | TOP 5

In our selection today, we prepared with a constantly relevant topic: excellent beers. Fortunately, as this is an ever-expanding range, strictly without being exhaustive, we recommend five current favorite brands that are at the forefront in both taste and appearance. Jarosovsky | Jarošov, Czech Republic The Jarosovsky distillery was founded in
The best paper brands | TOP 5
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The best paper brands | TOP 5

Despite the fact that digitization is dominant in almost every field today, in some things the analog solution is still the winner. Quality paper products are experiencing an increasing renaissance: in our selection today, we highlight five manufactories that combine practicality and durability with cool aesthetics. Lebo Mädved‘ | Slovakia The
Modern churches | TOP 5
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Modern churches | TOP 5

How can churches be kept relevant in a technology and information-centric world? Perhaps the answer to this question was sought by the architects who created the top buildings in our selection today. We will guide you to five modern shrines in Eastern Europe where the noise of the outside world
Where the lake never freezes | Zelenci Nature Reserve
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Where the lake never freezes | Zelenci Nature Reserve

The Zelenci Nature Reserve is part of the Triglav National Park, located in the northwestern part of Slovenia, on the Italian-Austrian border. The reserve is mainly famous for its lake area and vibrant blue and green colors: the word zelenci is no coincidence, as it means green in Slovenian. The
Diverse nature trails | TOP 5
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Diverse nature trails | TOP 5

Hiking in all seasons is good, but in spring the nature is especially inviting. For those who not only want a simple excursion, but would like to learn about the natural and cultural values of a landscape, an exciting nature trail may be the best choice. Let’s show you
Postcard-like Slovenian landscape | Bled
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Postcard-like Slovenian landscape | Bled

Next to the town of Bled, northwest of Ljubljana, Slovenia’s oldest castle, built more than a thousand years ago, rises on the shores of a lake on hundreds of meters of cliffs. Bled Castle, with a long history, is now a popular tourist pilgrimage site, as the postcard-like landscape
The most beautiful concert halls in Eastern Europe | TOP 5
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The most beautiful concert halls in Eastern Europe | TOP 5

Even though the pandemic has also reshaped music listening habits, we believe it’s hard to find a better music experience than a live concert, especially if we can perceive it in a place where it’s all about the perfect sound experience. In our latest selection, we have brought
Hotel Švicarija reimagined | Ljubljana, Slovenia
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Hotel Švicarija reimagined | Ljubljana, Slovenia

Compared to the former episodes of our PACE X HYPEANDHYPER series, Hotel Švicarija will perhaps be a surprise to our readers used to contemporary projects. Come and explore with us the reconstruction of this building that used to be a popular community place in the early 20th century! At first
New Slovenian brand on the horizon | Lady Pippa Co.
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New Slovenian brand on the horizon | Lady Pippa Co.

We are guided into an idyllic world by the latest Slovenian paper brand, the Lady Pippa Co., whose products are truly loveable with cheerful and soothing patterns in pastel colors and environmentally conscious manufacturing solutions. At the end of last year, the Slovenian paper brand, Lady Pippa Co. set off
Brick house brings the Far East to Ljubljana's villa district | Arhitektura
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Brick house brings the Far East to Ljubljana's villa district | Arhitektura

At first glance, you probably wouldn’t think that this narrow brick house functions as the home of two families of five—and quite well, on top. Ljubljana’s Rožna Dolina was known for a long time as the most prestigious villa district in the Slovenian capital until the 1930.
Christmas desserts with an Eastern European twist
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Christmas desserts with an Eastern European twist

Christmas does not only come with its own menu and loads of desserts made based on traditional recipes in our country. A few trays of the following desserts have been made in the neighboring countries over the past days for sure, as all of them are must-have dishes on the
Islamic Religious and Cultural Center | Ljubljana, Slovenia
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Islamic Religious and Cultural Center | Ljubljana, Slovenia

The first mosque in Slovenia does not only promote the revival of the local Islamic community – it was built in a quarter on the edge of Ljubljana’s city center that very much needed some new blood. In the framework of our series PACE X HYPEANDHYPER, first we will present
Geometric swimming pool | Enota
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Geometric swimming pool | Enota

The easiest way to describe the oeuvre of Ljubljana-based studio Enota [https://www.enota.si/] is the blending of architecture and the landscape. This time, we present you the swimming pool designed for Terme Olimia Spa [https://www.terme-olimia.com/en] water park, with a roof resembling the forms and
Alpine shelters from Slovenia
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Alpine shelters from Slovenia

The wind, the snow, landslides, the rugged terrain and the extreme weather conditions all require a specific form of architecture, structure and concept. This time, we collected mountain huts from the Slovenian Alps, having in common not only the wonderful view they offer to the Slovenian mountains, but also the
Feminine figures in Alja Horvat’s illustrations
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Feminine figures in Alja Horvat’s illustrations

Feminine figures, with patterns in vivid colors combined with plants, on nostalgic images. The illustrations of Slovenian-born Alja Horvat are inspired by the fashion and musical world of the ‘60s and the ‘70s as well as her love for nature. Alja Horvat has been a fan of art and drawing
HIGHLIGHTS | Honey packagings
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HIGHLIGHTS | Honey packagings

In the book of Proverbs, it is the symbol of wisdom. It’s bactericidal properties have been known for centuries. It’s virtually a medicine. We also call it liquid gold, for good reason: it’s a type of food that is aesthetic on its own and it would be
BIO 26 | Design Biennial in Ljubljana
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BIO 26 | Design Biennial in Ljubljana

How can design help in solving the problems caused by the overflow of information? Can it help at all? The projects presented at the 26th Design Biennial in Ljubljana attempt to answer these questions, amongst others. Ljubljana is a peculiar place: the city has less than three hundred thousand habitants,