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The Hungarian Sea

The Hungarian Sea

Every year, Slovenians travel to the Croatian coast, to Italy and Austria en masse; interestingly enough, however, we nearly never venture across the ...
Whoever visits Crete ...

Whoever visits Crete ...

... is not a cretin, and neither is anybody living there.  At the end of March, I had the opportunity to visit Crete, the largest island in Greec ...
A warm-weather getaway to the island of eternal spring

A warm-weather getaway to the island of eternal spring

Gloomy weather, the fog lurking around the Ljubljana Basin, and low temperatures in winter can prove to be an excellent incentive to go somewhere warm ...
Of bears and men

Of bears and men

I recently read an article in the Delo newspaper that spoke about bears, their increasing presence in Slovenian forests, and the equally increasing ne ...
KYRGYZSTAN: YELLOW, RED, GREEN, BLUE

KYRGYZSTAN: YELLOW, RED, GREEN, BLUE

At seven years of age Mazarkul plays Uno like an old pro at a high-stakes poker game. He flings his cards onto the pile with a gambler's disregard for ...
One island, one family

One island, one family

Festive days are behind us—the days when we usually spend more time with our family and perhaps even take some time to visit relatives that we haven’t ...
Life in colours

Life in colours

My travelling career started 20 years ago in Greece. The first trip, just like first love, is hard to forget. One thing I remember particularly well i ...
MOLDOVA: A ROADTRIP INTO THE WORLD’S LARGEST WINE CELLAR

MOLDOVA: A ROADTRIP INTO THE WORLD’S LARGEST WINE CELLAR

In Western Europe the mention of Moldova mostly draws blank looks and indifferent shrugs. As both the poorest and the least-visited country in Europe, ...
ZIMBABWE: Poor countryside? Not at all!

ZIMBABWE: Poor countryside? Not at all!

Can you imagine sitting on a bench in a shadow in a small village in the middle of Sub-Saharan Africa at this very moment? The air is warm and dry. Th ...
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