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Category Archives: Slovenia

Where to Find the Legendary Lipizzan Horses

Where to Find the Legendary Lipizzan Horses

Even if you’ve never heard of Lipizzan horses, you probably know what they look like. These beautiful white horses are practically the stuff of legend. The breed dates back to the 16th century, when they were intended for the Hapsburg royal family. A village in modern-day Slovenia, Lipica, or Lipizza in Italian, provided the name. While both

Gone Glamping: Luxury Lakeside Camping

Gone Glamping: Luxury Lakeside Camping

We have some truly unique properties among our offering, such as the Bond-like cliff-face hotel Villa Dubrovnik, the imposingly grand Gresham Palace in Budapest or the landmark site-turned-hotel in Prague’s Dancing House but nothing is quite like Garden Village Bled. Wait, what’s glamping? If you’ve never heard of glamping, well Garden Village is a perfect example.

Where to go in 2016?

Where to go in 2016?

It’s that time of year again, when thoughts turn to possible spring and summer vacation destinations. Travel journalists are particularly good at coming up with lists, so we’ve collated our own list-of-lists. For travellers who prefer to tread where none of your friends have ventured before, we’ve added our own suggestions for cities that haven’t yet made the mainstream,

Slovenia for Foodies

Slovenia for Foodies

Slovenia is a country of contrasts. You can have a mountain adventure in the Julian Alps, experience culture and a lively street scene in Ljubljana or sun yourself on the country’s tiny bit of coast in Slovene Istria. These distinctions also extend to the country’s cuisine. The small country boasts 24 different culinary regions gathering

Where to Buy Event Tickets

Where to Buy Event Tickets

Once you’ve booked your Central & Eastern Europe vacation package the next thing to do is work out what you’re doing with your spare time. We’re often asked by our guests where they can buy tickets for cultural events, festivals and concerts so we’ve compiled this list of the most comprehensive and official sites for

EU Enlargement 10th Anniversary

10 Years Ago Today

Today is the tenth anniversary of the accession to the EU of ten countries, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia. All except for the Mediterranean islands are destinations that we offer. The day is being commemorated with events in all of the countries to mark the occasion, just as

Bled & Bohinj Lakes – a day trip from Ljubljana

Bled & Bohinj Lakes – a day trip from Ljubljana

If you’re staying in Ljubljana then a day trip out to these beautiful lakes is an absolute must. In less than an hour’s drive north-west of the city you can be at Lake Bled. Try and avoid weekends though, as when we were there last time (on a Sunday) the traffic getting out of the

What to pack – Adriatic region

What to pack – Adriatic region

The JayWay guide to what to pack if you’re traveling to Croatia, Slovenia, Montenegro, Serbia or Bosnia & Herzegovina. If you’re traveling with us to the Adriatic region you’ll usually be staying in at least two different places so it’s best to keep your luggage to a sensible amount to avoid over-packing. With that in mind, here

New Accommodation Options in the Adriatic for 2013

New Accommodation Options in the Adriatic for 2013

For 2013 we’ve added a number of new accommodation options in the Adriatic region and specifically Croatia and Slovenia. You might think that the city of Dubrovnik hibernates during winter, but for our destination manager Marija, that’s very much not the case! She’s been hard at work refreshing the accommodation options we offer throughout the