In an article headlined “Forget Croatia: Why You Need to Visit The ‘Real’ Balkans”, Bloomberg presents readers with five “under-the-radar” destinations in the region, thus offering some alternatives for those who don’t wish to join the annual migration to the land with one of the longest coastlines in Europe, and one tourist for each of it’s 4.2 million citizens. It also mentions Slovenia, and without using the term “hidden gem”.
STA, 28 May 2018 - Tourism officials who gathered on Monday at the Cerko ski resort, where 15 destinations and 11 travel accommodation facilities were welcomed into the green scheme of the Slovenian tourism, pointed out that Slovenian tourism should specialise in providing five-star experiences.
May 23, 2018 – Ex-Yu Aviation reports that Flydubai is expected to launch regular flights between Ljubljana and Dubai, either later this year or in time for the summer season 2019.
STA, 12 May 2018 - Tourists from Central and Eastern Europe joining in on mass migrations to Croatia through Slovenia will only have to endure the bottlenecks at Gruškovje in NE one more time, because motorway company DARS expects the final section of the motorway between Ptuj and the border crossing to be complete by autumn.
While we prefer to overnight at the coast when possible, so the driver can relax, it is possible to get there, have fun, and come back to Ljubljana in a day, traveling by car, bus, or train, so here’s our brief guide to what’s there and how to travel.