“2-0 to Slovenia” – Jono Crute in Maribor

In October 2008, I was in Slovenia for the first time. I have already posted a few times on here about Ljubljana, Bled and also my journey from Italy’s Trieste over the border to Slovenija. This time details the football match Slovenia v. Severna Irska (Northern Ireland), which was held in Maribor. When we had Read more about “2-0 to Slovenia” – Jono Crute in Maribor[…]

Backpacking in Slovenia: Lovely Jubbly Ljubljana, The Capital City

Its got a great sounding name, Ljubljana, the capital city of Slovenia. A totally beautiful South Eastern European city, which has become much more well known in recent years following the break up of the Balkan states, and the disintegration of Yugoslavia, may it rest in peace and in history books. On route to Maribor Read more about Backpacking in Slovenia: Lovely Jubbly Ljubljana, The Capital City[…]

Entering the former Yugoslavia…

Don’t be scared by the title and don’t worry about my post-war experiences in the former Yugoslavia, it was sheer bliss and what a beautiful, breathtaking experience. I didn’t see any war, of course I wouldn’t! It was 2008, I was 28, Yugoslavia had been long gone and in a strange twist of circumstances, I Read more about Entering the former Yugoslavia…[…]