Slovenian Legends: The Legend of The Little Dragon Jami in Postojna Cave

Legend has it that years yonder, fire-breathing dragons used to dwell in the infamous Postojna Cave. The dragons plagued the…

First Names in Slovenia

Personal male and female names in Slovenia are quite easy to distinguish. A simple rule says that female names usually…

Semivowel ‘ə’ and Words Without Vowels in Slovenian

A semivowel is a vowel which does not have a special letter. Phonetically it is written as ‘ə’, but we…

Downloadable Audio files for Learn Slovenian Online

One of our students gave a great tip for getting more out of the Learn Slovenian Online course. By playing…

Little Charming Towns in Slovenia

Beside well known touristic places like Bled, Ljubljana, Bohinj and Postojna cave, Slovenia also offers a number of smaller and more…

Similarities between Slovenian and other Slavic languages

There are several similarities and differences between Slovenian and other Slavic languages. Slavic languages are part of  the Indo-European languages.…

The Central Market in Ljubljana, Slovenia

If you are visiting Slovenia, time your trip to coincide with the charming Central Saturday Market in Ljubljana; the Mecca…

Slovenian Festivals and Events all Year Round

There are several Slovenian festivals and events which take place every year. Cultural, musical and sport events are top a…

Slovenian Grammar and Culture: A Quick and Funny Introduction

Slovenian Grammar I gathered together some interesting facts about Slovenian grammar and culture, to bring you closer to this beautiful…

Slovenian Emigrants Worldwide

As with almost all countries in the world, Slovenian emigrations occurred in historic times. The causes were diverse, from political,…