Category Archives: Slovenia

Hitch-hiking in Slovenia: advantages and disadvantages

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Advantages Slovenia might possibly be one of the easiest countries to hitch-hike in the entire Central Europe for several reasons. First of all, the country is tiny, so you will never be crossing large distances which will also give you some … Continue reading

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Couchsurfing without a host in Ptuj & the depths of human kindness

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The hitchhike from Bled to Ptuj was one of the longest we had attempted on our trip so far, so we knew it was going to be difficult. Thrown into the mix was also the fearful prospect of having to … Continue reading

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Lake Bled, Mount Pršivec and the Return to Nature

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After enjoying the charms of Ljubljana, we decided that our next objective would be to leave behind city life for a while and head to Lake Bled in the north of the country to get some grass under our feet … Continue reading

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Our experience of hitch-hiking in Slovenia

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We started the second chapter of our Balkan Peninsula by Thumb trip when we crossed the Italian-Slovenian Border a week ago. After visiting the highlights of European culture, fighting for a fair price and attempting to pick up some Italian, … Continue reading

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Two random nights in Venice and Ljubljana

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While CouchSurfing we have the chance to stay with a wide variety of people; starting with students and the unemployed (even bums sometimes) and finishing with highly paid professionals. Very often we get invited by our hosts for a night … Continue reading

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Cycling, tight rope walking and the tiny capital of Ljubljana

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The hitchhike from Trieste in Italy to the Slovenian capital of Ljubljana took 3 hours and two lifts. After getting from Trieste to the border we stood around for a while having absolutely no luck until a truck driver slowed … Continue reading

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