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Slovenia's Beautiful Beehives Turn Apiaries Into Art
Dating back to the 18th century, AŽ hive panels depict stories of marriage, damnation, and daily life.
by Rebecca L. Rhoades
The Secret Ingredient in a Slovenian Valley's Food and Wine Is Wind
The burja dries ham, keeps grapes free from mold, and—occasionally—knocks over a truck.
by Camilla Bell-Davies
How Water, Wind, and Chance Sculpted an Icy Work of Art
Lake stars, ice rings, and other natural phenomena brought magic to a small Slovenian lake.
by Gemma Tarlach
The Mountain Mixologist of the Slovenian Alps
Tanja Rebolj, or "the blonde witch," transforms foraged finds into healing botanical liquors.
by Noah Charney
The Supernatural Sheep of Slovenia's Door-to-Door Carnival
To bring spring, hundreds of hirsute revelers roam the country's villages.
by Matthew Taub
The 18th-Century Cookbook That Helped Save the Slovene Language
With 300 decadent recipes, a relentless priest united regional dialects and preserved a common tongue.
by Kaja Seruga
The Intrepid Herb Hunters Who Scour Alpine Mountains and Meadows for Top Chefs
Slovenia's most celebrated restaurants rely on their foraging.
by Noah Charney