Posts Tagged ‘ Slovenia ’

Getting off the touristed path

Dec 14th, 2018 | By

It’s no secret that some of the world’s most amazing destinations are feeling the tourism squeeze. But that’s no reason to stay put: as communities cope with travellers’ all-too-loving embrace, being a good tourist just means getting strategic about where to go and when



Londoners not holidaying in Spain

Jan 2nd, 2018 | By

From research conducted by ATOL (which I mentioned last Saturday,) it appears that Londoners are less likely that people from other parts of the UK to holiday in Spain.



Saturday snippets: August 19th 2017

Aug 19th, 2017 | By

Dwarves, Chagall, the popularity of the Mexican resort of Puetra Vallarta and WWI are some of the things that attracted Adrian’s attention this week.



Saturday snippets: July 22nd 2017

Jul 22nd, 2017 | By

As new security measures are introduced on flights to the US, Adrian also looks forward to the end of credit card charges whilst wondering if airfares and holidays will increase in price next year.



Saturday snippets: 4th of June 2016

Jun 4th, 2016 | By
Louvre

For those who have holidayed in France and Germany in particular this half term you may be aware that flooding that has taken place. For those travelling there this coming week be aware that five major museums in Paris – the Louvre, Musée des Egouts de Paris, Grand Palais, Palais de la Découverte and the Musee d’Orsay are closed due to the need to protect their exhibits. It is unlikely that they will open before the middle of next week. There are also no tour boats
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Saturday snippets: 12th September 2015

Sep 12th, 2015 | By

Should you happen to be walking through the North Yorkshire Moors this weekend and come upon the fishing village of Staithes and spot two erect giant blue lobsters don’t rub your eyes, they really are there. The nine foot lobsters, one coral coloured and the other a striking aquamarine are exhibits in the ‘sculpture by the sea’ exhibition in this year’s Festival of Arts and Heritage which takes place on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th September. The galvanised and powder coated metal ‘Coronation Catch’ exhibit
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Saturday snippets: 8th August 2015

Aug 8th, 2015 | By
panoramic view of Ljubjlana

Slovenia is the latest country to announce that more Brits are visiting than ever before. For the first six months of this year, visiting Brits are up by almost a quarter. Now we are their fourth biggest market after Italy, Germany and Austria. So why are we going there? Numbers would have been inflated by the Slovenia vs England UEFA Qualifying football match in Ljubljana but having new flight connections between Southend and Maribor has helped make it easier for those in East Anglia to get there.
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Saturday snippets: 11th July 2015

Jul 11th, 2015 | By

Caves, bathtubs, sheep trekking and surfing off the Lisbon coastline are some of the stories that captured Adrian’s attention this week.



Where the experts holiday: Elisa Rosales, adventurer, presenter and translator

Jun 8th, 2015 | By

Travel presenter and translator, Elisa Rosales, talks travel



What’s hot: May 2014

May 2nd, 2015 | By

Just About Travel reveals what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world right now



Ljubljana at Christmas

Dec 12th, 2014 | By
panoramic view of Ljubjlana

You’ll need a break afterwards to recover from this busy, busy Slovenian Christmas holiday!



Strap on the skis and head east

Jan 8th, 2014 | By

There’s no need to venture as far east as Sochi this winter – from Bulgaria to Finland, there are plenty of options, including several bargains, for the ski enthusiast says Anna Maria Espsäter.



Emona’s birthday

Nov 7th, 2013 | By

Next year, Emona will be 2,000 years old. Not heard of it? You’d probably know it by its modern name of Ljubljana.



Lovely Ljubljana: explore Slovenia’s capital

Feb 24th, 2013 | By

Ljubljana may be difficult to spell, but Slovenia’s charming capital is oh so easy to love



CD-Traveller’s travel highlights and trends: part two

Dec 18th, 2012 | By

The CD-Traveller team share their favourite 2012 travel experiences and look at the top spots for 2013



Where to ski in Europe this season

Dec 11th, 2012 | By

As ski enthusiasts look to the new season, Anna Maria Espsater tells us everything we need to know about Europe’s ski scene



Slovenia: small country, very big heart

Nov 1st, 2012 | By

Anthony Lyddker journeys to Slovenia and finds it to be one of Europe’s most surprising destinations



I FEEL sLOVEnia

Nov 11th, 2009 | By

No the headline isn’t a typing error; this is the new slogan to entice us to travel to Slovenia. Will it work? Ask in a year’s time and we’ll find out. That’s a problem with finding quick pithy lines to help you remember. Australia came out with “where the bloody hell are you?” which certainly generated the publicity if not always the numbers.

Whatever slogan is chosen, about 2.2 million visitors have gone to Slovenia this year and, by year end, it looks as though overall tourism will have dropped by only about 1% making Slovenia a success story in many people’s eyes. The UK is the fifth largest provider of visitors but to the capital, Ljubljana, we are the third