Lake Bohinj sets the agenda for responsible, sustainable tourism

The four sides of Lake Bohinj afford visitors diverse pleasures and limitations, but the body of water itself has become the subject of much debate along a common theme: limiting the impact on its ecosystem from outside influences, both human and otherwise. The road along the southern edge of Bohinjsko Jezero links Ribcev Laz, where…

Slovenia’s Juliana Trail puts alpine sustainability at the very forefront of its purpose

Awarded the Best Europe Tourism Project by the British Guild of Travel Writers, Slovenia's innovative Juliana Trail has been recognized for providing a tourist-centric product designed to take the strain off traditionally popular, but at times overwhelmed areas of the Julian Alps. Without it sounding like a tired cliche, there is more to Slovenia's alpine…

Bohinj: what’s on offer to overnight guests

This blog post reviews many(but far from all) of Lake Bohinj's accommodation options in what has become a shrinking marketplace due to the demise of many of its mainstay operators. My overall rating(out of ten) is born from part experience and the location, tariff and facilities relevant to each property. Being purely subjective, I have…