Posts tagged ‘Slovenia’

May 28, 2015

HELP! Please fill in questionnaire about FOOD TRAVEL

Dear friends, readers and followers,

you would do me a huge favor if you would fill in THIS QUESTIONNAIRE (click) for me:

It’s simple and quick and I’ll be grateful.

Thank you very much!

DLCS mountain breakfast

DLCS mountain breakfast

P.S.: The photo above is not related to the research, it’s one of my meals during my last escape to the mountains in Slovenia in the beginning of this month. 

May 16, 2014

Home; Beautiful city of Amsterdam.

My home.

Beautiful city of Amsterdam.

During a cycle ride yesterday I made the shots below . I keep on writing about other places I love; Croatia, Slovenia, London, Barcelona and I don’t want you to think I don’t love my city.

 

Beautiful Amsterdam by DLCS

Beautiful Amsterdam by DLCS

Beautiful Amsterdam by DLCS

Beautiful Amsterdam by DLCS

Beautiful Amsterdam by DLCS

Beautiful Amsterdam by DLCS

 

 

Don’t you think Amsterdam is beautiful too?

December 5, 2013

Yoga retraite Slovenia 2014

Yoga retraite in Slovenia from June 28 until July 5 2014
Application until end of April 2014. Minimum of 6 students

A 7-day yoga trip to Lake Bohinj taking place in Triglav National Park (Triglav Narodni Park), a park in the Julian Alps in Slovenia . Enjoy yoga in nature, with rest and time for yourself

The nature of Bohinj is a true jewel that you will not want to miss. High waterfalls, deep gorges, crystal clear rivers, wildlife, spectacular views and ski resorts. The lake with its stunning beauty is located in the heart of the Triglav National Park in the Julia Alps, located in the northwest of Slovenia, Europe. The glacial lake is surrounded by high mountains, green forests and magnificent mountain meadows. The protected nature is reflected in its purest form with its flora and fauna.

Slovenia
Slovenia is a republic located south of the Alps and is known as a land of mountains, lakes, rivers and waterfalls. Slovenia is surrounded by Austria, Italy, Croatia, Hungary and the Adriatic Sea. A population of nearly two million people in Slovenia on an area of ​​20,256 km ². The country has not yet been discovered by tourists, but has quite a lot to offer.

Recharge from the inside
The need for rest, relaxation, harmony and inner balance is important in our daily lives. To ensure absolute relaxation and developing new ideas a harmonious interaction between mind, body and soul is essential. Free your mind and body in the healing powers of nature. The intrinsic link between you and nature is the basis of these lives enriching treatment.

Activities around Lake Bohinj
Yoga, hiking, walking, running, climbing, canoeing, swimming, fishing, kayaking, golf, skiing, rafting, paragliding, canyoning and more …

References :
Maja is an experienced yoga teacher with a natural glow, warmth and expertise is guaranteed. The yoga vacation in Slovenia will be an enrichment both in spiritual and in a cultural way, a highly recommended retreat. – Martine , student

In Bohinj you ‘ll really relax. You can unwind and relax from the busy life. Here you have time for yourself. Holiday for the body and mind. The food and hospitality in the hotel are high level. The company was super. I came to realize that honesty, openness, friendliness, warmth, modesty, and other ” minor ” details of great value . – Nina , accountant

So many beautiful, unspoiled nature and tranquility you can only dream of.  Maja is dedicated and does her best to their liking to everyone.  All well cared for and highly recommended.  Also suitable for beginners like me . – Julija , saleswoman

The basic program :
– 1 to 1.5 hours yoga each morning (hatha yoga ,face yoga ,yoga nidra )
– More yoga in the afternoon is also possible
– Breathing techniques, meditation and mudras
– Yogic knowledge, reflexology and more
– Walk around Lake Bohinj and Bled
– Excursions to the mountains, waterfalls and rivers
– Slovenian language courses, Ayurveda and / or chakra teachings
– Syllabus

Check out these videos of the area of Bohinj :


Download the brochure : YogaTravelSlovenia
For registration and more information about this Yoga retraite to Slovenia, visit Yoga Sachi’s website: YogaSachi.com

November 24, 2013

PRESS RELEASE – DLCS is a fact!

Launch of new European food, leisure & tourism specialist DLCS  

DLCS developes and executes food, leisure and touristical concepts, events and travels
and
gives advice, consults and performs research within these areas,
with a focus on Croatia, The Netherlands and Slovenia.


DLCS is a summary of everything delicious, referring to anything that is beautiful  and tasty, specialising in:

DLCS logo

WHO? The founder of DLCS decided to combine all interests and passions professionally after years of experience in a.o. research and management support.

WHAT? Developing and execution of concepts, events and travels, giving advice, consults and performing of research.

WHY? With a love for anything that’s good and a passion for Amsterdam, Artists & arts, Croatia, Food, Leisure, Nature, Slovenia & Tourism, the founder of DLCS decided to combine everything she likes. This is where the idea of DLCS came from. Because your leisure is my pleasure!

WHERE? DLCS is an internationally oriented European company, based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

WHEN? DLCS has been preparing the business since 2011 and since October 2013 DLCS is a fact!

 

Just a few examples of what DLCS can mean to you:

  • Do you want a customised vacation to Amsterdam, Croatia or Slovenia?
  • Do you want food at your party?
  • Are you an artist that needs hands-on and affordable management?
  • Do you need help with administration or paperwork in Amsterdam?
  • Do you need a topic researched, but you don’t have time to do it yourself?
  • Are you looking for a location for your party?
  • Do you want someone to manage your social media profiles?
  • Do you need online marketing for your business, product or yourself?
  • Would you like a professional to help you brainstorm?
  • Are you organising an event you could use help with?

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 25-11-2013
by https://dlcsmanagement.wordpress.com

For more information or any requests, contact DLCS via
http://www.dlcs.eu or send an email to info@dlcs.eu .

May 17, 2013

Holland, the original cool? Slovenia, Diversity to discover.

I’ve seen so many beautiful and really cool promotional destination clips. Why did Holland make such an uncool clip?

NBTC (Nederlands Bureau voor Toerisme & Congressen) receives government funding from the Ministry of Economic Affairs and cooperates intensively with relevant parties within and outside the hospitality sector.

That means that we, Dutch tax payers have funded this movie. It doesn’t look cheap, but I guess my biggest issue is that the guy talks too much… when I think of it, yes, that could be very Dutch (If you think away his unDutch accent).

Does anyone disagree? Who finds this clip cool?

Here’s what I find cool; Slovenia, Diversity to discover.

October 17, 2012

Prekmurska Gibanica

Prekmurska Gibanica (layered cake from Prekmurje) is a moist dessert consisting of layers of poppy seed, cottage cheese, walnut and apple filling. It is protected under the Traditional Speciality Guaranteed Designation and can only be sold under its name when prepared according to the traditional recipe (Typical of Pannonian Slovenia, the region of Prekmurje.). The name Gibanica comes from dialectical expression güba and in this case refers to a fold.

For centuries Prekmurska gibanica was served as a festive and ritual dish in Prekmurje. The exact origin of the recipe is not clear. Early sources suggest that it evolved over centuries. The oldest extant document (1828) by József Kossics described the wedding (prek: “Gostüvanje) never goes by without gibanica, which is done as follows: “The dough is rolled until thin, sprinkled with grated cabbage, turnips or ricotta. All is covered by second layer of dough. It is sprinkled as previously. 10 or 11 such layers are thus composed and form a conspicuous cake.

One of these desserts is extremely filling and heavy. But sooooo amazingly tasty! Below you see a pic of our lunch after our visit to Trojane, Slovenia.

Prekmurska Gibanica

Prekmurska Gibanica

 

More info about what exactly is the Traditional Speciality Guaranteed Designation HERE.

October 9, 2012

Toilet in the mountainhut

When I was in Slovenia, we visited the mountains and spent some nights up. Everything up there was an incredible experience, even a visit to the toilet…

Toilet in mountainhut

Toilet in mountainhut

Toilet in mountainhut

Toilet in mountainhut

The lake you see down there, is drinkingwater which tasts amazing.

September 5, 2012

Souvenir from Slovenia

20120905-192233.jpg

September 4, 2012

Krofi or krofe from Trojane (‘Trojane doughnuts’)

Slovenian krofe are filled doughnuts. They are round (without the American hole in the middle) and usually filled with jelly, marmalade, jam, chocolate, custard, or cream. The name comes from German Krapfen, and it is a variation of the Central European pastry, known as Berliner. The recipe for home-made krafne includes yeast, milk, sugar, flour, salt, butter, eggs, rum, lemon peel, marmalade and powdered sugar.

In Croatia they’re known as krafne or krofne. To you they might be comparable to doughnuts. I had tried the Trojaner version before, but this was the first time I went to the shop myself, since we were driving through Slovenia and we were in the neighbourhood. 

In different historical periods, Trojane was always an important spot for ancient travellers on the road from the middle to the eastern part of Slovenia (looking at the borders as they are today). Ancient Romans who travelled from Emona (today’s Ljubljana) to Celeia (today’s Celje) and onwards to Petovia (today’s Ptuj), established their army and post office in Trojane. They named it Atrans. The oldest known written record mentioning the present name of the place goes back to 1229.

At the beginning, in 1961, Trojane barely produced about ten doughnuts a day, but since then the demand has grown in such manner that they now produce and sell between 2000 and 5000 doughnuts every day, and even more during the carnival period and on special occasions.The trojane doughnut acquired several awards. The most important ones are its place among slovenian active souvenirs, and the slovenian quality mark (sq).

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

In the neighbourhood?

Donut shop:
Monday – Thursday 5.30 – 23.00
Friday 5.30 – 24.00
Saturday – Sunday 5.30 – 23.00

More info? http://www.gp-trojane.si/indexen.html

September 4, 2012

Back in Amsterdam- recap summer vacation 2012

You have noticed… I am back in Amsterdam.

After so much beautiful nature I find it hard to be back in the city.

Here’s a recap of my summer vacation 2012 in Croatia and Slovenia, detailed blogposts will follow!

Let me show you what I will miss most;

This slideshow requires JavaScript.