I met Johannes after a hike in Jezersko region. He was very friendly and I asked him to tell me his impression about Slovenia. Here is what he said after seeing this view. “This country has really surprised us, for a number of reasons. Clearly, Slovenia is a very outdoor minded country with splendid hikes in […]

For the past five years, I have spent three (summer) months in Slovenia, the country where I was born and raised. Each year, before I come home, I make a plan with my best friend, Nataš(sh)a, regarding when we will take “our day off.” When we have chosen the day, we decide where to go. […]

Hello Mateja and Simon, Thank you again for such a fun and informative program last Tuesday evening. I really enjoyed our conversation and my daughter really liked your little “Matthews.” It was very interesting hearing about your beautiful country. Since my wife spent two years in Romania, when I got home she asked if you […]

“We thoroughly enjoyed a recent visit to Ljubljana.  Here’s what we liked about it. It’s beautiful: the architecture is striking and the city is located along a river with the Julian Alps in the distance. The people are friendly, helpful and speak English.  They’re also hearty. We found them eating outdoors in cafes and pubs […]

Mateja Travel’s Mateja Lončar will discuss the culture and geography of Slovenia in a presentation, 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 3, at the Shadle Library (corner of Belt & Wellesley) in Spokane, Wash. The presentation entitled, “Slovenia: Culture, Sports, Food,” will describe the country’s regions and selected milestones in its recent history, some of which […]

Mateja Travel’s Mateja Lončar will discuss the culture and geography of Slovenia in a presentation, 5:30-6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 17, at the Latah County Library District in Moscow, Id. The presentation entitled, “Slovenia: Culture, Sports, Food,” will describe the country’s regions and selected milestones in its recent history, some of which are curiously commemorated […]

Mateja Lončar will discuss the history and culture of Slovenia in a presentation, 5-6 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 21, at the Whitman County Library in Colfax, Wash. The lively presentation entitled, “Slovenia: Culture, Sports, Food,” will describe the country’s regions and selected milestones in its recent history, some of which are curiously commemorated through sports events […]

This three-member team run is a unique running event, and the idea came from solidarity and partnership during fighting against the German army in the Second World War. The uniqueness of the annual event attracts more and more runners for the 12.5 or 29 km (7.1 and 18.3 miles) routes which go through picturesque Ljubljana […]

The Ljubljana Marathon is the biggest running event in Slovenia. The first marathon was held in 1996, and there were only 673 runners (mostly from Slovenia) participating. With enthusiastic desire to develop a big event, the marathon was growing, and in 2006 there were around 7,000 runners from Slovenia and other European countries. After two […]

The Ten K at Night around Lake Bled began in 2007 when a barefoot running club named Vitezi Dobrega Teka (Knights of Good Run) had an idea to promote recreational events around Lake Bled. The annual event is held the second Saturday in July. The program starts at 4 p.m. with the opening ceremony. After […]