8 December 2019
  • 09:42 The essence of fashion is to be worn
  • 09:29 Hot topics: Slovenian government passes budget for next 2 years; Kurti secures majority to form government; Over 20,000 teachers go on strike in Zagreb; Montenegro and Italy switch on undersea power cable
  • 09:12 EU membership is a distancing target
  • 14:31 Top events in December
  • 10:29 Top events in November

Meet one of the most popular capitals in the Balkans

Take a walk through the multi-ethnic Balkan city with rich architecture and turbulent history that was a former venue for the Winter Olympics and a very special location where you can taste a variety of culinary delights, including grilled sausages (sudžukica ), burek pies, potato pies, and stuffed peppers, while listening to traditional sevdah, ganga, […]


This week Fabula opens the door

Like every spring in the last fourteen years, in 2019 Ljubljana will host the biggest literary festival in the country. From February 27th to March 9th, some of the world’s most famous and critically acclaimed authors will be coming to Cankarjev dom and some other locations across the city. The British novelist Rachel Cusk is certainly the […]


Inspired by the Adriatic Journal: Boutique tourism in Slovenia that is definitely worth a try

Slovenia recently opened the doors of its first boutique hotel that is in line with the country’s green tourism strategy: a five-star Villa Planinka in Jezersko was restored by Marjan Batagelj, who also manages the Karst subterranean attraction, the Postojna cave. If you want a slightly different, yet green experience, we’ve put together some suggestions […]


Slovenia’s global influencers

Slovenes known to the whole world: Alexander Čeferin, Melania Trump, Luka Dončić. But which one of them is the most influential? For the twitter users, there is no doubt that a Slovenian with the most influence in the world is the NBA basketball player Luka Dončić. But does that hold? We asked sports psychologist Matej […]


AJ staff recommends top locations you need to visit with your family this winter

With school holidays to begin in eastern Slovenia next week, we have collected some suggestions where to spend that extra time with your family. Winter joys? Of course, but there are also special picks for those who prefer being soaked in sun rather than snow! Check out what the Adriatic Journal team recommends where to spend […]


Cultural resources too fragmented in Slovenia

As Slovenia marks its biggest cultural holiday today – France Prešeren’s day – we look at the role of culture in the country and the life of its individuals over a chat with Mitja Čander, literary critic, essayist, screenwriter and dramatist. Though Slovenians have a profound attitude to culture and the government allocates enough money […]


The chain-breaking centennial

For a long time, there has been a vibrant market in something Slovenian. And it has been truly global, trading in unexpected places like Mumbai and Las Vegas as well as in less surprising venues like London, New York, or Geneva. Even more interestingly, the prices for this quintessentially Slovenian product can range from a […]


Top Christmas markets in the region

It’s that time of year to spread the Christmas cheer and cities across the region have been doing their bit to prepare its inhabitants and vistors for the upcoming festive season. Take your pick from The Adriatic Journal’s selection of top three markets in the region to get you into the festive mood. Advent in […]


Sky is the limit

One of Slovenia’s trademarks, the pumpkin seed oil, is conquering the world one restaurant at a time. The latest in its conquests is the jewel of the culinary and visionary art – the A.tmosphere restaurant on the 122nd floor of the tallest building in the world, Buraj Khalifa in Dubai. The conqueror in question: a […]


Autumn fairytale at Lake Jasna

Since there are still a few sunny autumn days ahead, you should definitely spend one of them at Lake Jasna. A 10-minute walk from Kranjska Gora will take you through a small park, along a road and by a river which will lead you to the lake. Settled in an idyllic Alpine valley, it is […]


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