- Where the Locals Go
Hello city-lovers! Today we’re headed to the Slovenian capital of Ljubljana, where resident Petra tells us what she loves about her hometown.
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Ljubljana is My City
The first place I take a visitor from out of town is Bled, about 37 miles away, but worth the trip.
When I crave a large coffee I always go to Le Petit Café.
If you come to my city, get your picture on one of the many bridges.
For a huge splurge I go to BTC. Take the bus nr. 27 from the city centre. It’s only 15 mins away and you get everything there.
My favorite jogging/walking route is Pot spominov in tovarištva (The Path of Remembrance and Comradeship), a circular 18.6-mile path around Ljubljana.
For live music, check out one of the Irish pubs or Emonska Klet.
Slast, right on the main street, is the spot for late-night eats.
In the spring you should take a walk to Rožnik.
In the summer you should leave Ljubljana and visit the seaside!
In the fall you should observe the leaves falling in Tivoli Park.
In winter you should see the beautifully decorated castle from Kongresni trg.
Don’t miss the Škisova tržinca students’ festival in May. There are so many events for students it’s difficult to choose just one.
- Nat Geo Expeditions
The best way to see my city is on foot or by bike.
When I think about my city, the song that comes to mind is “Zelene livade s teboj.”
If you have kids, you won’t want to miss the zoo or science center (Hiša eksperimentov).
Heavy rain and sun in the same day could only happen in my city.
Photo: Heather Mitchell and Stefan Marckx via the Intelligent Travel Flickr pool