Lay me down in a port of roses

Portoroz literally means Port of Roses. This small seaside resort less than 20km from the Italian border lies on Slovenia’s Istrian coast. And the name befits the town as its pampering roots date back to the 13th century, when Benedictine …

Waltz in Archduke Ferdinand's foootsteps

Just two hours’ drive from Slovenia’s capital city, Ljubljana, lays Portoroz (port of roses), set against the Adriatic on one side, the Istrian countryside on the other. It’s …

Earning your keep

The tiny nation of Slovenia shares borders with Italy, Croatia, Hungary, Austria and Romania

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