3 June 2020
  • 09:37 HOT TOPICS: Montenegro and Serbia clash over border opening
  • 12:34 The alphabet soup of economic forecasting
  • 09:04 Top Balkan Women – 5/11: Roksanda Ilinčić
  • 10:32 HOT TOPICS: Croatia’s government forecast the GDP to shrink by 9.4% in 2020
  • 09:28 How top Slovenian companies are doing business during the Covid-19 epidemic: They got closer to customers, became more flexible and more digitalised.

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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A shepherd’s way for a day in Velika Planina #Video

Thinking what to do this weekend? The hiking lovers should definitely visit a herdsmen settlement on Velika Planina (Big Mountain) before the shepherds move their livestock to the lower grounds for the winter.   Velika Planina is a magical plateau in the Kamniško-Savinjske Alpe not far from Kamnik. It is one of the largest herdsmen’s […]

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It’s not just about the destination but about the journey

After more than seven years, we can finally hop on the train again all the way to Trieste and beyond. The three-hour ride may seem long compared to a car that takes half the time, but this particular journey is more than just about the destination, it’s about the journey itself. The route runs through […]

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Sales of apartments in Ljubljana drop by a quarter

After continuous growth over the last three years, sale of apartments in Ljubljana in the first half of this year has dropped by a quarter, Slovenia’s daily Finance reports. Views from the experts on the cause of the drop vary. Maja Ostanek from KF Finance group warns in her comment to Finance that the decline in the […]

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Montenegrin passport through history

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Montenegro was the only country in the Balkans that remained independent during the Ottoman rule. It was also recognised as an independent nation at the Berlin Congress in 1878. But even so, Montenegrin ethnicity was not always included in the country’s travel documents. Montenegro’s first passport dates back to 1751 during the rule of prince-bishop […]

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Focus groups reveal the biggest challenges for Slovenia’s pension system

Slovenian politicians will have to deal with a major task in the near future: a comprehensive reform of the pension system as the current one does not take into account the aging population. This is the main conclusion of the research conducted recently by the Institute for Strategic Solutions (ISR). Within the framework of the […]

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