Slovenia. Postcard from Ljubljana

Postcard from Ljubljana, Slovenia

Postcard from Ljubljana, Slovenia

The capital of Slovenia
Ljubljana | Laibach | Lubiana

A pitoresc little green city, I just knew from coffee breaks, when heading south to Istria or Croatia. That should change, because I was tots amazed, when sitting near the Ljubljanica river under big umbrellas enjoying the quirky street life full of laughter, I thought, and booked a nice little holiday with 3 points of interest in Slovenia. First stop Ljubljana. Continue reading

Istria. Postcard from Opatija

Istria Opatija

Opatija Memories - IstriaTravel & Lifestyle Blog

One of my best kept travel secrets until today is a small town located on the northwest coast of the Istrian peninsula. 500km south of Vienna you will enter a fin de siècle jewel by the sea. Being architecturally well preserved it is a feast for the eye for someone who lives in Vienna and has a crush on light tone painted Art Nouveau and Belle Époque Villas in between huge green trees and the air scented with salt. The combination is unique. Small Cafés like you would find them in Marseille. a landmark like Copenhagens mermaid: the Madonna del Mare – a maiden with a seagull. Monte Carlo feeling at the St.James park and the Crystal Ballroom at the Kvarner Hotel. Continue reading