Travel Slovenia is the unofficial destination and travel website for the central European country of Slovenia. We strive to make sure the world knows about this beautiful country. Slovenia is often overlooked by travelers in favour of its more well-known neighbours like Italy, Austria, and Croatia, so our aim is to encourage visitors to discover Slovenia while providing comprehensive, unbiased information to all travelers. We think this tiny country in the heart of Central Europe offers a fantastic range of things to see and enjoy for visitors of all kinds, whether they are international tourists, holiday makers, or those on short breaks and days out. We want you to get to know Slovenia. Click around our website, watch our photos and videos, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram and Tumblr. But mostly, we want to encourage you to visit Slovenia. And love it like we do.
Our mission is clear – to ignite global passion for visiting Slovenia and to promote all Slovenia has to offer. We want to give the visitors useful information for a visit to Slovenia. We put all the information you need about Slovenia right at your fingertips.
Establish Slovenia as the No. 1 travel destination in Europe.
Who We Are
Uros is the founder and editor-in-chief of travelslovenia.org. He created this website in 2014 and is responsible for most of its content. Uros may be in a wheelchair due to his battle with muscular dystrophy, but that’s not stopping him from doing what he wanna do in his life! He has a charming wife Katja and two wonderful daughters, Eva and Zala.
Katja is a fountain of knowledge about Slovenia. She helps to gather all the necessary and available information about the natural, cultural and historic attractions in the country. She is also responsible for some of the photographs displayed on the website. She is a wonderful, loving, family person and spends most of her spare time with her two daughters and extended family. She is also interested in baking, cooking, reading books, and being out in nature.
Connect with Katja: Facebook
A special thanks goes to the photographers who are contributing their work, capturing the magic of Slovenia through their lenses. Without their amazing photos, this would have been a much poorer website.
(in alphabetical order by last name)
Miroslav Asanin is a very enthusiastic, amateur photographer who love capturing the nature and landscapes found in the Triglav National Park and throughout Slovenia.
Connect with Miroslav: Facebook | Instagram
Domen is a young but well-established travel photographer currently based in Zelezniki, Slovenia. Since Domen purchased his first camera in 2005, he has been addicted to photography. He never travels without his camera and loves to capture the beauty he finds throughout the world in his own way – his photographic style is defined by powerful colours, street photography scenes, landscapes, but also moments of everyday life, faces and a very close approach on people.
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Branko Cesnik is a passionate landscape and nature photographer from Pivka, a small town in the Karst region of southwestern Slovenia. He is 52 years old and has been interested in photography since his school years. Branko likes to shoot in the morning and at the end of the day when the light just either side of sunrise and sunset can transform an already interesting scene into something even more engaging. He firmly believes a good photograph tells a story and creates a feeling within the viewer.
Connect with Branko: Facebook
Luka is considered by many to be Slovenia’s new leading landscape photographer. He has been photographing landscapes for almost a decade now, and through photography he has been blessed to capture some of the most gorgeous locations in Slovenia. Strong compositions and a feel for natural light are what make Luka’s images stand out.
Connect with Luka: Facebook | Twitter | Google+ | Instagram | LinkedIn
Walle is a passionate nature and landscape photographer, hiker, and traveler based in Helsingborg, Sweden. He has traveled to many countries around Europe including Iceland, Faroe Islands, Scotland, Ireland, Greece and, of course, Slovenia.
Connect with Walle: Facebook | Instagram
Blaz is a landscape and cityscape photographer from Slovenia’s third largest city Celje whose passion is to explore and capture the most inspiring and beautiful places in the world. Although being an avid traveler, Blaz also adores his home country Slovenia and loves making spontaneous trips around it when there is promising light, and he will never tire of photographing it.
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Dejan is a super-talented and passionate photographer best known for his beautiful landscape photos of Slovenia and wonderful use of light and color. He has an unerring eye for composition and detail, and a great sensitivity to mood, expressed in his photographs through the awareness and use of light. He considers that in photography the camera is just a tool, and that what is more important, is the photographer’s eye and sense for creativity. Dejan’s goal as a photographer is to create an image that not only captures a moment in time, but also tells a story.
Connect with Dejan: Facebook
Gregor is a 39-year-old landscape and nature photographer based in the charming little town of Idrija in western Slovenia. He is very fortunate to live in such a beautiful part of the country and he can often be found roaming the countryside, looking for that special moment when the true beauty of nature revels itself.
Connect with Gregor: Facebook
Bostjan is a passionate self-taught photographer from Slovenia’s second largest city Maribor. He is a car mechanic working at Porsche Maribor during weektime, but on weekends he becomes an ambitious landscape, nature and cityscape photographer with an aim to create memorable images from locations across Slovenia and other parts of the world.
Connect with Bostjan: Facebook | Instagram
Bojan is a passionate 63-year-old landscape and nature photographer based in Begunje Na Gorenjskem, a small idyllic village at the foothills of the Karavanke mountain range. Bojan is completely self-taught and learned about photography on the Internet, but he shoots beautiful photographs, possessing an incredible eye for composition. There are so many beautiful things that surround us every day and Bojan strives to reflect that beauty through photography.
Connect with Bojan: Facebook
Jure Korber and Tjasa Borsnak
With the technological advancements in cameras and drones, we can now get a glimpse of the world from a different perspective. And from high up above, the world is a stunningly beautiful place. Jure and Tjasa, a young student couple based in Slovenia’s capital Ljubljana, took their aerial photography platform called Hexabee into the sky and captured Slovenia from angles not seen before.
Connect with Jure: Facebook
Connect with Tjasa: Facebook
Matej is a young and exceptionally talented wildlife and bird photographer dedicated to capturing images of the indigenous wildlife of Slovenia. During his childhood Matej developed a strong fascination for wildlife, birds and nature. When he bought his first camera at the age of 13, he became as passionate about photography. It’s hard to photograph wildlife in the wild, but Matej wants to be true, so he stays away from captive animals – all his photos are taken in the wild in Slovenia.
Connect with Matej: Facebook
Jure is an incredibly talented photographer based in Slovenia’s second largest city Maribor, who combines his love for travelling around the world with his love for landscape and cityscape photography. He is an enthusiastic observer of the surrounding world. When possible, he is looking for the best light, for the right angle at the right moment to capture a compelling image.
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Ales has a passion for taking photographs and his work features the finest landscapes in Slovenia. He is very much a landscape artist and his work reflects a great understanding and deep love of the countryside and nature. An extensive technical knowledge and a seeing eye enable his photos to convey the beauty of the landscape that surrounds us all.
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Klara is one in a line of talented new Slovenian female landscape photographers who has found her passion with a camera in her hands. She has a heart of an artist and loves nothing more than time with her camera and a scene in front of her to capture the perfect copy of what she saw in her minds’ eye. The forms, color and light that shape the landscape are a constant source of her inspiration.
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Jernej is one of the most talented amateur photographers in Slovenia whose unrelenting passion for his hobby inspires him to capture the beautiful landscapes and nature of Slovenia with absolute perfection.
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Uros is a versatile freelance artist – photographer, graphic designer and screenwriter. He has been living in Slovenia’s second largest city Maribor for his whole life and never fails to be overawed by the beauty of the city. His connection to Maribor began the moment he was born and the more Uros experiences this city, the further he falls in love. When Uros is behind the camera, his goal is to bring out the beauty of Maribor and its surrounding area for all to see.
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Jakob is an inspiring landscape and cityscape photographer whose talents allow him to capture the most amazing images in a style that is truly his own. Through careful composition, attention to detail and the creative use of beautiful light, Jakob strives to show us cities and landscapes in ways that we may not have seen them before.
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Erich is a 55-year-old German landscape, nature, and urban photographer based in the Bavarian town of Ingolstadt. He has been fascinated with photography since he was a 6-year-old child. He has a special connection with Slovenia. He met his wife in Maribor and Slovenia soon became his second home country. He visits Slovenia several times a year and never forgets to mention how he loves Slovenia and how he will never tire of photographing its immense beauty and infinite variety.
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Gregor is one of the most talented and passionate landscape and nature photographers in Slovenia. Completely self-taught, Gregor is primarily focused on the unique local landscape and nature found in the Lake Bohinj area with an aim to capture the spirit and the essence of the moment in his photographs.
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Piotr is one of the leading landscape photographers in Slovenia. Born in Nowy Sacz, Poland in 1978, Piotr spent most of his childhood in the south of Poland. After completing his master’s degree in geography Piotr moved to Slovenia, where he picked up his first camera in 2008. Through photography, Piotr found a way of communicating about his nature and landscape passion and he quickly established himself as a successful landscape and nature photographer.
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Denis is a passionate landscape and nature photographer born and raised in the beautiful town of Slovenske Konjice in the Styria region of Slovenia. He strives to capture photographs that convey the beauty of the Slovenian landscapes he explores in his spare time with his fiancée Karmen. His intention is to show the viewer details that we often overlook.
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Daniel is a young and very talented landscape photographer who has been creating images that portray the natural beauty of Slovenia and its landscapes for over 8 years. He believes that finding good light is the most important thing to create great landscape images. Everyone can capture outstanding landscape scenery, but hunting the special light is the true challenge for a landscape photographer. And judging from his works, he is very successful in capturing beautiful locations in the best light.
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Sabina is a young but already established professional on-location lifestyle photographer based in Trebnje, Slovenia. Although known primarily as a lifestyle photographer, Sabina also loves to create images that portray the natural beauty of Slovenia and its landscapes. Her landscape photos are realistic with minimal post processing.
Connect with Sabina: Facebook | Instagram
Masa is a self-taught photographer who lives in a small town of Hrastnik in central Slovenia. She’s an economist during weektime, but on weekends she becomes an ambitious landscape photographer who doesn’t want to miss a single second she could have used to take a great photograph. Her passion for photography increased steadily since she started doing photography in 2010. Since then she successfully combines her love for travel and hiking with her enthusiasm for photography.
Connect with Masa: Facebook
Peter is a well-respected and very passionate amateur landscape photographer who loves capturing the beauty of this world through photography. He enjoys the outdoors and nature, and photography provides him with a medium to capture and share this with others. He especially loves creating images that portray the beauty of the Styria region of Slovenia and its landscapes.
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Are you a landscape, nature or urban photographer? Would you like to have your work featured on our website and be listed as a contributing photographer? If so, please contact us!
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