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Canyoning and White Water Rafting in Slovenia

We used our stay at Lake Bled as a starting point for lots of different adventures. One of the best was easily the Great Emerald Adventure, which is run by a company in Lake Bled called Life Adventures. This was a whole day trip and involved a morning of canyoning down the famous Soča River and an afternoon of white water rafting in the Fratarica Canyon. After meeting at their building in Lake Bled, the small group of eight of…

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Cool Things You Must Do in Lake Bled, Slovenia

  After a night in Ljubljana, we headed to Lake Bled which is an easy, hour-long bus journey. Buses run hourly all day long and it’s a popular route for tourists and locals, which makes getting to Lake Bled cheap and a breeze. Lake Bled is one of the most famous natural sights to see in the whole of Slovenia and after spending time here, I can totally see why. It is also a great place to start some adventure…

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Cool Things You Must Do In Ljubljana, Slovenia

When we arrived at Ljubljana by train from Vienna and walked just 10 minutes to reach the city centre, I was really impressed by how nice and calm this city is. Even though Ljubljana is the capital of Slovenia, it’s surprisingly small and quaint with fantastic Roman and medieval history to discover.   Dragon Bridge On entry to the centre of Ljubljana, we arrived at the Dragon Bridge, named due to the large dragon statues which dominate the four the…

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Cool Things You Must Do In Vienna, Austria

During our summer travels, we stopped in Vienna for a couple of nights. Wow! What a beautiful place, so much to see and do, with the most amazing architecture to marvel at. It is a vast city, so we didn’t manage to see everything sadly. However, here are the things we would recommend whilst visiting Vienna:   View from St Stephen’s Cathedral Built in the 12th Century, St Stephen’s Cathedral is immense and just stunning. You can actually climb the…

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Cool Things You Must Do In Prague, Czech Republic

On our European travels during Summer 2018, we visited lots of capital cities. One of our favourites has to be Prague, Czech Republic. It was such a fantastic city – gorgeous architecture, interesting history and loads of places for eating and some picturesque locations too.   View Prague From Up High Our first stop was to visit the Old Town Hall and adjoining tower. We went on a really cool tour around the 13th century building, ending up going underground,…

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