Bohinj: what I miss, and the things that I look forward to seeing

The last two years have been a serious reality check for globetrotters, frequent fliers, and those who usually got away as often as they could. Travellers now inhabit that rather uncertain no man's land between unrestricted movement and outright lockdown, with day to day pandemic-related uncertainty impacting upon decision-making of whether to venture forth, and…

Bohinj’s Hotel Bellevue seeks a happy ending that Agatha Christie would approve of

It is difficult to comprehend the reputational and financial implications that Bohinj must have suffered in the last decade from the simultaneous decay of many of its preeminent hotels, in particular the Zlatorog, Ski Hotel, and the Bellevue. Tourism has never been an industry which the area places its unswerving faith in and dependence on,…

Bovec: The Slovenian Resort that’s Ready to Step Out of the Shadows

Despite formidable competition within the sector almost any well-run, clean accommodation operated by friendly custodians should more than exist but thrive in an alpine setting. While there is a danger of, for example, one generic Austrian four star establishment resembling the next, only reputational damage born out of genuinely poor guest experiences can realistically jeopardize…