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Discovering Slovenian wines
Slovenia is a small country bordering Italy, Austria, Hungary and Croatia, with a population of around 2.1 million people. Known for its mountains, ski resorts and lakes - the most well known being lake Bled. On Lake Bled, a glacial lake fed by hot springs, the town of Bled contains a church-topped islet and a cliff-side medieval castle.
Discover the beautiful Balkans
The concept of the Balkan peninsula was created by the German geographer August Zeune in 1808, who mistakenly considered the Balkan Mountains to be the dominant mountain system of Southeast Europe spanning from the Adriatic Sea to the Black Sea, when they are encompassed by the Dinaric Alps.
The Iron Gates, discover the Danube
Iron Gates Nature Park is a distinct presence on Romania’s map of protected areas. It is the place where the Danube forms its longest and most spectacular gorges. The landscape it creates is one of the most breathtaking in Europe and one of Romania’s top natural attractions.