• Lake Bled in winter

    Lake Bled winter holiday: Slovenia’s winter wonderland

    A few weeks ago, we embarked on our very first European ski trip with some of our best friends from home. Our destination, for our very first ski experience, Slovenia, a place that has well and truly stolen my heart. While the purpose of our trip was to ski, it was Lake Bled that really stole the show. Beautiful in summer but a Lake Bled winter is absolutely breathtaking. Slovenia is without a doubt one of the most magical winter destinations in the world. Located between Italy, Croatia and Austria and set amongst grand lakes and mountains, the picturesque towns really come to life when covered in frost and snow.…

  • Slovenia ski trip

    Slovenia Ski trip: Everything you need to know

    Hello from the top of the Julian Alps. It’s so incredibly cold here, at the top of one of Slovenia’s most infamous peaks. You would think that being wrapped up in all my puffy ski gear, which I am barely able to walk in would keep me warm but I could still feel the cold biting through to my skin. I felt frozen inside but thankfully adrenaline was running through my veins because this was my first attempt to snowboard. I am an adrenaline junky, so at this point in time I was in my element! Not for long though, because as I quickly learned, snowboarding is A LOT harder…