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Slovenia Closes Border with Italy

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Prime Minister Marjan Šarec has announced he has ordered the closure of the border with Italy. The measure, which Šarec said was modeled on Austria's, does not apply for cargo transport. In a statement, he said that the number of corona-virus cases had risen by another three to reach 34 this afternoon.

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The Post Office In The Postojna Caves Named One Of The Seven Subterranean Wonders Of The World

Inspired by the original Seven Wonders of the World, the editors of Architectural Digest have come up with a list of the Seven Subterranean Wonders of the World, and one of them is Slovenia’s own Postojna Cave. The cave’s post office in particular caught the attention of the editors. The office was built solely using materials that were small enough to be ...

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Slovenia’s Unknown Wilderness

The eastern Slovenian town of Ptuj is noted for its medieval architecture and draws eager visitors from around the world. Not far from Ptuj, however, lies an altogether quieter world — an area of protected nature known as Šturmovci, where signs of human intervention are difficult to spot. The little-known reserve contains some of the country’s most unusual natural landscapes. ...

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Tulip Show in Full Bloom

The Volčji Potok Arboretum is hosting its 25th annual springtime tulip show, allowing visitors to walk among blooming fields of tulips and see floral decorations by Slovenian gardeners. The show will be on display until 2 May. The most important feature of this year’s show is its increased size. Organizers said a new planting technique allowed for larger fields to ...

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Digital Campaign Promoting Slovenia in Europe and North America

The Slovenian Tourism Board (STO) launched on Monday a digital campaign promoting Slovenia in a dozen of European countries as well as in the US and Canada. Running until mid November, it aims to get 150 million online hits and reach at least 50 million Facebook users and a million users on Instagram. The global campaign is to address key markets ...

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Bled Considered The Most Beautiful by Brits

According to The Guardian, “for a country of just two million people, Slovenia has much more than its share of sights and attractions.” They published the list of places and sights outside Ljubljana which The Guardian readers believe must be visited. Bled was listed on the first place, which came as no surprise, with special mention of Villa Bled. “Once ...

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Slovenia Attracts Global Interest With Shepherd Dream Job Offer

People from France, Spain, England, Ireland, Finland and even Australia, the US and New Zealand are applying for a dream job offer of a shepherd at the foot of the picturesque Velika Planina plateau. The campaign, lunched earlier this month, is part of promotion of Slovenia as a tourist destination. The emerging Eco resort at the foot of Velika Planina, ...

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