Ljubljana and me

Glimpses,photos & experiences of a foreigner living in Slovenia, Ljubljana

Back in Ljubljana or how to go back to nature

As winter kept us away from Ljubljana, being back in Slovenia now it only proves to me this is the place where we want to be, myself, my sweet devil … Continue reading

April 13, 2014 · 2 Comments

My small library in Romanian language

For the moments when I miss my maternal language, I am gathering a small library of books in Romanian language, from Romanian writers and foreigners. Most of the books are … Continue reading

September 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Less known facts about Ljubljana

During all this time learning about Ljubljana and its history, i came across different facts, interesting, different or funny that I will gather under this blog: The first car ever … Continue reading

July 21, 2013 · 5 Comments

Learning Slovenian ways

On a beautiful summer day, we went to discover an alternative way to spend time in Ljubljana with a close Slovenian friend that decided to show Tasha a great time … Continue reading

July 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Predjama Castle

Slovenia is the country of dragons as we discovered today, a beautiful castle,65 km away from Ljubljana on the way to Koper, nestled amongst hills of Inner Carniola. My small … Continue reading

May 19, 2013 · 3 Comments

The Path of Remembrance and Comradeship

During World War II the Province of Ljubljana, occupied by Fascist Italy, was subjected to brutal repression after the emergence of resistance and the occupying forces put the barbed wire fence around Ljubljana in order to prevent … Continue reading

May 9, 2013 · 2 Comments

The Church of St. James and the Church of St. Florian

Watching over the old houses from  Upper Square –Gornji trg  are the two churches The Church of St. James –Cerkev sv. Jakoba and the Church of St. Florian –Cerkev svetega Florijana .   The Church of … Continue reading

April 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Puppet Theatre Clock and Martin Krpan

For a smile, make sure to find yourself in front of Ljubljana Puppet Theatre clock!         Martin Krpan and his Kobilica , are doing each hour a cute … Continue reading

April 14, 2013 · 1 Comment

Stiška ulica, the shortest street in Ljubljana

I think I’ve discovered what it might be ..the shortest street in Ljubljana.  Stiška ulica  – Stična Street.  Has just one house. Number 1 🙂 If someone finds a smaller ,tinnier ,shorter … Continue reading

April 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pyramid of Zois

When I started exploring the architecture of Ljubljana I had no idea that this town has so many hidden ,in plane sight, symbols. One of this symbols is the pyramid … Continue reading

April 11, 2013 · 2 Comments

How to discover Reber Street and Castle Hill

All around city center of Ljubljana,starting with the river side and continuing with small streets around Prešernov trg, you can find  quite a lot of old books shops that sell all … Continue reading

April 11, 2013 · 5 Comments

The Locksmith Street

Ljubljana has in it’s own heart,many little veins , foot passages – prehodi, some intimate,some comfortable,some connecting us with our homes and dreams..   and some taking us to really weird places..like I … Continue reading

April 10, 2013 · 1 Comment

Ljubljana’s cutest, on bike:)

Ljubljana has a system to rent a bike, from any of 30 renting points,all over the city , renting system called Bicikelj .. Now, it’s time to be cute:D

April 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Hidden poetry and the old sugar factory

Get a glimpse of Ljubljana’s poetry and discover the hidden poems written under bridges.. hidden messages in well know poems,like I discovered this one – “No te salves” by Mario … Continue reading

April 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Meeting more locals,the squirrels :)

There was an unwritten tradition and now even written that people feed the birds and squirrels from Tivoli Park –Mestni park Tivoli, tradition that is carried, with love and of which I got … Continue reading

April 8, 2013 · 2 Comments

Secret doors in Ljubljana

Open Sesame ! and secret doors will appear, in front of your eyes, taking you to secret places.. Ljubljana has such doorways ,hidden in the very own heart of the town,like … Continue reading

April 7, 2013 · 2 Comments

The Ljubljana Dragon

The story goes like this : “Once upon a time, Greek hero Jason and his Argonaut comrades stole a golden fleece, the coat of a golden ram, from the King … Continue reading

April 3, 2013 · 3 Comments

The hanging of shoes. The mystery continues..

On the east of Prešernov trg– the Central Square, you’ll discover Trubarjeva ulica,Sv. Petra cesta-Trubar Street, little cute street, with with a number of different shops,from antiques till shoes and as well restaurants … Continue reading

April 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Trnovo Bridge, a beauty of Jože Plečnik

The work of architect Jože Plečnik has left an impression on three European cities : Prague,Vienna and Ljubljana. In Ljubljana he focused on the urban planning of the city, changing entire appearance of the … Continue reading

March 28, 2013 · 1 Comment

Love Padlocks

Take your lover by the hand, and together add a  padlock on Ljubljana’s new bridge , Butcher’s Bridge-Mesarski most, open in 2010 but fallowing the plans of the famous architect  Jože Plečnik in the … Continue reading

March 28, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Green Floor in Ljubljana

Every building in Ljubljana, has it’s green area , most of the times gardens, outside, that people take such good care of and are proud of, but that is for the … Continue reading

March 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Emona – glimpses of history

Glimpses of the Roman influence and architecture can be seen all over the city , it is impossible not to see and feel it.  You can take a break from … Continue reading

March 21, 2013 · 1 Comment

The hanging of shoes. The dilemma.

 While you walk throw Ljubljana’s old center, you can not stop noticing, wires on which lots of paired or unpaired shoes are hanging. Most famous “wire” is located in the close vicinity of Shoemaker’s Bridge -called so … Continue reading

March 20, 2013 · 3 Comments

Ribja Ulica- Fish street and prehod (foot passage) in Ljubljana’s heart

The heart of a city has many,many tinny little veins , that can be found all over the city, connecting us. Connecting people with their homes. There is something intimate and comfortable … Continue reading

March 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

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