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Tourism in Slovenia

Tourism For such a small country, Slovenia boasts an extremely varied landscape. There is just a short pop from snow-capped mountains and glacial lakes in the Alps to evergreen olive plantations on the coast. And a drive to wine-growing hills, golden wheat-fields, or mysterious karst caves will not take us more than an hour, either. …

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ŠTAJERSKA (Styria)

Štajerska ( Styria )  Štajerska is a land of friendly people, noblest wines, and excellent traditional dishes. Numerous thermal springs attract travelers. It abounds in cultural monuments and merry events. Extremely rich cultural and historical heritage can be enjoyed at every step. Numerous castles, manor houses, monasteries, and famous churches greet visitors at every comer. …

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Traditional Slovene Crafts

Slovene Crafts Traditional crafts have always provided man with household utensils, personal equipment, and things he needed at work. All these products were also important to market merchandise. As for the locals, their work offered them possibilities to pave routes to distant lands and broaden their horizons. Today traditional crafts hold a significant place in …

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Kočevje

Kočevje Kočevje sits in the middle of a karst polje. Its origins date to the 14th century when the Ortenburgs started to bring German settlers to work the land. At that time they built the manor house in Mahovnik and a settlement developed around it later on. In 1847., coal was discovered at Šalka vas …

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KOROŠKA

Koroška Forests The Koroška forests are a veritable paradise for anyone who appreciates quiet. Holidaying in Koroška offers tranquility and quenches the curiosity the city man constantly seeks and needs. Countless trails are leading from peak to peak. Experiences are so fulfilling that their memories stay alive for a long time. There is nothing like …

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Pomurje (The Mura Region)

Pomurje The extraordinary hospitality of the locals and the mysterious flat landscape is simply enchanting. Excellent traditional dishes and numerous thermal springs attract tourists. It is a land of lazy rivers, mysterious moors, fishponds, and rich in-game. It is a place where hunters and fishermen can still find species that have become rare elsewhere in …

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Slovene Cooking

Slovene cooking Slovene cooking is just as varied as the landscape. Old national dishes have rich traditions. Some of them have been preserved through centuries. In Slovenia, there have around 40 culinary districts, which apart from having very different eating habits also have very different dishes. Soil composition and weather conditions varying from district to …

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Slovenia – Gorenjska

Gorenjska Gorenjska is a land of high peaks, pointed rocky ridges, deep Alpine valleys, and clear waters. The landscape simply lures everyone who wants to escape for a while the hustle and bustle so typical of tourist centers. Here, quiet excitements can be found in the midst of unspoiled wild nature. Gorenjska is a school …

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‘Terror attack’ foiled in central London

Around 2,000 Metropolitan police officers took part in a mock anti-terrorist operation in central London on Tuesday. The security forces had to neutralize four fully armed, explosives-rigged ‘militants’ who entered an office building, ‘killing’ several people while taking several hostages. The drills were conducted in the wake of recent terror attacks on Paris and growing …

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THRACE

Thrace is mostly mountainous and was first inhabited by Pelasgians, a race closely connected to the other Greek tribes. Thracians founded Eleusis in Attica and the mythical musicians Orpheus and Mousaios were from Thrace. In ancient times, Thrace stretched from Mt. Olympus in the south to the Danube in the north, and among its most …

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Peninsula Of Cassandra

INTRODUCTION Our tour of Chalkidiki begins from coastal Nea Herakleia, a settlement founded by refugees from Asia Minor, expelled from their homelands in 1922. Here was found a silver reliquary of the early Christian period, which is exhibited in the Museum of Byzantine Civilization of Thessaloniki. Taking the road to Nea Moudania, a drive of …

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Latest Europe News

Champions League: 12 great images from around #Europe as Manchester United and … Champions League: 12 great images from around Europe as Manchester United and Manchester City have disappointing results. By talkSPORT (@talkSPORT) | Wednesday, November 25, 2015. 1. Old Trafford pays tribute to Manchester United great George … Read more on talkSPORT.com Europe Is …

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Ramstein, Rota, Bitburg place five players apiece on All-Europe football squads

Ramstein, Rota, Bitburg place five players apiece on All-Europe football squads A pair of familiar powers and one rising one contributed five players apiece to the 2015 All-Europe football team, announced Tuesday by DODDS-Europe Athletic Director Karen Seadore. Contingents representing the Bitburg Barons, Ramstein Royals and… Read more on Stars and Stripes Europe, unreconstructed Rome’s …

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Chios – Ikaria

CHIOS The history of Chios goes back to legendary times. Its first inhabitants were Pelasgians, then Cretans, and perhaps Carians and Leleges lived there too. During historical times, Ionians from the Asia Minor coast arrived, and soon turned Chios into a flourishing commercial, artistic, and literary center, until it was taken by the Persians in …

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