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Slovenia, the small Republic bordering Italy, Austria, Croatia and Hungary, is one of Europe’s most under-rated travel destinations. Uniquely placed where four different geographical regions meet – the Alps, the Dinaric area, the Pannonian plain and the Mediterranean – Slovenia is a vibrant, young country with spectacular nature, a long history, rich culture, and some of the most enchanting cities in Europe. TMO Travel has put together a number of useful articles and city guides to help you plan a trip to Slovenia.

Cover photo – Bohinj lake, (source Aleš Zdešar / Turizem Bohinj)

  • Ljubljana

    Ljubljana is one of Europe's coolest capital cities, famed for its castle, beautiful bridges, vibran
  • Unseasonably Speaking – Stefan Zweig, Brexit and the meaning of Europe

    The Austrian novelist Stefan Zweig was once among the most popular and most translated writers in the world. English Heritage's widely criticised refusal to commemorate his residence in London provid
  • The Annunciation

    They gave him a sound beating before sending him sprawling out of the dwelling – don’t let me catch you around here again – that was the father, of course. This was the ninth househo
  • Planning a trip to Italy on a budget – tips

    Italy is an amazing country to visit, but it can be expensive – particularly if you’re travelling around from city to city trying to take in all the sites. Planning a trip to Italy on a bu
  • Food Tourism in Italy – A Guide

    Food tourism in Italy is a growing sector, notwithstanding the fact that Italians have been producing some of the best food in the world for centuries. Producing great food is one thing, making it acc
  • 15 Travel Mistakes on a trip to Italy

    Travel mistakes in Italy. Having travelled and lived in Italy for the last twenty years, it’s safe to say I’ve made plenty of these travel mistakes. Italy, on the whole, is one of the easi
  • Looking for cheap flights to Bologna

    What Airlines fly in to Bologna’s Marconi Airport?

    If you’re looking for a cheap flight to Bologna (or a cheap flight to Italy, for that matter), you have plenty of possibilities, as Bologna’s Marconi Airport has expanded greatly over the
  • Ronnie Van Zant, George Wallace, and Neil Young

    Sweet Home Alabama – the twists and turns of a contested song

    Great songs rise above ugly intentions, and Sweet Home Alabama deserves to be listened to with a critical and attentive ear. Beneath the redneck rumble and tumbling there's a slice of American History
  • Choose carefully the date for your travel insurance policy

    Browse through the common complaints received by the insurance regulatory bodies (like the Financial Ombudsman in the UK), and one specific one keeps popping up. A traveller who has taken out insuranc
  • Travel Insurance cover for Terrorist attacks

    Media coverage of terrorist attacks in Europe and America (primarily) have increased the profile, and fear of terrorist attacks for travellers. What does or doesn’t travel insurance typically co