Restaurants in Ljubljana, Slovenia: 5 best places to eat

5 places to eat in Ljubljana, Slovenia | PACK THE SUITCASES

Here are 5 brilliant places to eat in Ljubljana, Slovenia. We ate really well and really cheaply during our short break in the city, which you can read about in our post all about Ljubljana. I thought I’d list our favourite restaurants and cafés separately from our guide to the city, because the food was so good that it deserves its own post. They all have veggie or pescetarian options (which is what we eat most of the time), but almost all served meat too. Not once did we eat anything crap and we always felt like we’d got really good value for money.

So here you go – our pick of the best restaurants and cafés in beautiful Ljubljana, Slovenia…

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Christmas present ideas for travel lovers: a gift guide

Christmas present ideas for travel lovers | PACK THE SUITCASES

Are you looking for some Christmas present ideas for travel lovers in your life? Here’s a little gift guide that might help.

Every travel blogger seems to be doing one of these gift guides so I thought I’d jump onto the bandwagon. As someone who loves travel, I’d be made up with any of these things. In fact, I already have quite a few of them. So I can vouch that they actually are useful and good things to have. Also, I want to assure you that this list does not contain scratch maps, novelty passport cases or anything else that’s been done to death on travel blogs…

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A fairytale city break in Ljubljana, Slovenia: things to see, do and eat

A fairytale city break in Ljubljana, Slovenia | PACK THE SUITCASES

We had a brilliant short city break in Ljubljana, Slovenia in autumn time. I’m not sure if it was the amazing food, the riverside café culture or the fairytale beauty of the whole city swathed in autumn light that made us fall in love with it, but we’ll definitely be back. On the way home, we declared it was our new favourite European city, which is high praise indeed.

We visited Ljubljana as part of a multi-destination holiday: three days in Ljubljana and three days in Zagreb, Croatia – with a brilliant train journey between them (posts on that coming soon).

So here’s a bit of an introduction to the fairytale city of Ljubljana, Slovenia and things to do there…

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Isle of Man travel guide: things to do, where to eat, places to see

Isle of Man travel guide | PACK THE SUITCASES

The Isle of Man is a totally underrated little island – like a mini version of mainland Britain, with all of its different landscapes on a small scale. It has a really varied coastline (craggy, sandy, pebbly, shelly – every flavour of beach is available). Also, it has plenty of mountains, forests, cute towns and villages. The Manx scenery rivals that of the Lake District and Scotland but it doesn’t have the volume of tourists, which makes it much better. It’s often even quiet enough for you to get beaches or glens entirely to yourself. And we all know that there is nothing better than being away from other people.

So, in no particular order, here’s our picks of the best places to see and things to do on the Isle of Man…

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One day in Dean Village and Stockbridge, Edinburgh

A day in Dean Village and Stockbridge, Edinburgh | PACK THE SUITCASES

During our latest trip to Edinburgh, we had a day exploring the Dean Village and Stockbridge area. Something I love about Edinburgh is that no matter how many times you’ve been, there’s always something or somewhere fresh to discover. This part of town isn’t exactly new to us, but we managed to uncover things we’ve not seen before.

Here’s some things to do in Stockbridge and Dean Village – and how you could spend a day there…

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North Berwick: a pretty seaside town in Scotland

North Berwick: a pretty seaside town in Scotland | PACK THE SUITCASES

Visiting North Berwick as a day trip from Edinburgh is one of our favourites. It’s only 30 minutes from Edinburgh on the train so is ideal for a day out. But we love this cute seaside town so much that we decided it deserved more than a day trip this time. So this summer, we booked to stay in North Berwick for three nights and really got to know it.

Here’s what there is to see, do and eat in North Berwick for a short break…

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