Ljubljana Warnings and Dangers

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  • 1. Safe town

    snap taken from the castle over the city ....looks nice and larger than i guess at first sight.. by the way the castle....mmm i didnt like so much ..its not like spanish or french castles ..it looks...

  • 2. Hitch-Hiking

    When I was at the Ljubljana train & bus stations, I didn't see people lining up the streets/roads to hitch-hike. As I was taking the buses to/from some other destinations in Slovenia, I noticed that...

  • 3. The Ljubljana Bug

    Once in Ljubljana, beware of the "Ljubljana Bug". This "harmful little animal" can bite you and contaminate for the rest of your life, so, be careful (lol). And...

  • 4. Slovenian pop star

    When walking in Ljubljana streets there is the possibility you come across a famous pop star.It happened to me!VT member Rok told me the man in the picture is...

  • 5. cycle lanes

    While walking around you will notice cycle lanes painted on pavements on many streets. BEWARE - the cyclists take these very seriously and expect pedestrians to...

  • 6. Huge portions

    Beware: Slovenian portions are massive. The food is fantastic (with Italian, Austrian and Slavic influences), very good quality and very reasonably-priced. But...

  • 7. Beggars.

    I only saw two beggars in Ljubljana (outside the main Post Office). They were of the 'kneel quietly and pray' type, and local people were giving them money. I...

  • 8. Cold curse

    You can't save yourself from these yummy delights. You just can't say no to these. And they come in a million different flavors. Ice-cream stalls are...

  • 9. Airport Duty Free shop

    Not a proper warning about the city really, but we felt we should advise other travellers accordingly. If you are thinking of buying wine or local brandy at the...

  • 10. Euros/Tolar for those travelling before 14th Jan

    Change up your money into Tolar before you go. You can only obtain Euros in slovenia now, but can still get Tolar at international airports. The exchange rate...

  • 11. A note to fellow Asian travellers

    Slovenia is generally a safe country (they do have a minor skinhead problem, though not as notorious as the ones in Germany) and the folks generally friendly to...

  • 12. Climb up to the castle

    If you decide to climb to the castle make sure you're fit and able to do it! I chose to climb via the track from Vodnik Square called Studentovska Ulica which...

  • 13. ATM machines

    (old tip - 1999) Just a warning: do not rely on ATM machines for cash retrievals: they simply do not exist, you have to go for a change, be prepared for that...

  • 14. Not so nice grafitti

    This is a very safe city, and in no way did I feel threatened, even late at night. However, there are places around the city where some hateful messages are...

  • 15. Swinging tags

    Hanging around the Central station waiting for the train wasn't as much fun as I'd expected... :) Just kidding! It was funny because all of a sudden the wind...

  • 16. AS Restaurant

    Avoid this restaurant - it is unreasonable expensive! The waiter won't tell you the price of the wine. You just get a menu when you ask for it. It's probably...

  • 17. Beware of surly waiters

    The only unpleasantness we encountered in Lubljana came interestingly enough from the waiters. All in all they were a surly lot. I guess they take their...

  • 18. Traffic congestion in the early evening.

    If you are planning leaving Ljubljana by road, make sure that you get away before the 4pm rush. It seems as though all of the city's cars leave after work. I...

  • 19. Nobel Burek. I had read about...

    Nobel Burek. I had read about burek in many eastern European pages on VT and just knew I'd have to try one. I met up with local VTer Vasja at the downtown...

  • 20. The people working at the...

    The people working at the Tourist Information Office should really be more careful about the info they provide, and double-check some things! My friend Marc...

  • 21. I'm finally able (and glad) to...

    I'm finally able (and glad) to tell you that the ATM situation has improved greatly. Your VISAs, Maestros and other cards will be welcomed all over the town –...

  • 22. cell phone calling

    if you phone call to a cell phone from a public phone your card will last for couple of seconds. Very expensive call for a u$s6 card...

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