A fun fact about Slovenia, is that they are obsessed with bees. Actually, around
90.000 people in Slovenia keep bees. Slovenia has a lot of Carniolan bees. These bees are
calm and non-aggressive, so easy to keep. Slovenian people are kind and they don’t like to
squabble. Slovenia actually gains the 7th place in the world of being a peaceful country.
When you want to visit Slovenia during the winter period, it is a must for your wallet. We all
know that going on a ski holiday can be expensive, but Slovenia has the cheapest place in
Europe for a ski holiday, namely Kranjska Gora.
The Slovenian cuisine has a lot of typical Slovenian dishes to offer. Some are
influenced by bordering countries, like Italy and Austria. A few typical Slovenian dishes are
Kranjska Klobasa, Potica, Kraški Pršut and Štruklji. Kranjska Klobasa, also called the
Carniolan sausage, is a typical sausage that represents Slovenia. The sausage is smoked
and consists of beef, pork and bacon. Potica is a well-known Slovenian dessert made of
dough and filled with a filling. There are a hundred types of fillings that can be used inside
this cake, but the most common ones are walnut, poppy seeds and tarragon. Kraški Pršut,
the Karst Prosciutto, is a Slovenian prosciutto often served at parties or as a starter. A tip we
would like you to offer is when eating the prosciutto drink a glass of red Karst alongside with
it. Štruklji is a rolled-up dish made from dough and filled with a filling. There are a lot of
combinations to make, due to the variety of fillings that can be used. Some common fillings
are cottage cheese, walnuts, tarragon and apple.
The Slovenian people are proud of their nation and culture. Due to this, a lot of
cultural events are hosted by the Slovenians. Slovenia has a lot of sightseeing to offer, for
example, you can visit castles or museums. These castles and forts were built a long time
ago, some were built during the Renaissance. The landscape of Slovenia is very
breathtaking. Slovenia has a lake called the Lake Bled and its color is cobalt-blue. We assure
you you will fall in love with this place immediately.
● Slovenia is part of the EU, so there is free traffic of goods. Watch out with
● There is a VAT percentage on goods of 0% and there is free traffic of goods.
● The currency in Slovenia is the Euro.
Famous business people
Japec Jakopin, Walter Wolf, Ivo Boscarol