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CULINARY PAMPERING IN THE UNION RESTAURANT ATELJE

  Atelje’s talented Master Chef, Jorg Zupan, and his interesting combinations of ingredients and exquisite flavours, have satisfied even the most demanding of critics and guests. In the restaurant’s most pleasant ambience, with booths that are perfect for romantic dinners and a room for large groups, you are bound to experience something fresh, innovative and new.   CHOOSE WHAT YOU LIKE BEST: • Atelje’s New Menu • New Year’s Eve Dinner • Buy a Gift Voucher BOOK UNION HOTEL NOW: booking.com  

Festive December in Ljubljana

The Good Fairy Mestni Trg 16 – 30 December 17:00-21:00 A project created by the painter Zmago Modic, during the last two weeks of the year the Good Fairy will be perched in the square outside Town Hall, fulfilling the wishes of anyone who dares approach her.

Christmas Activity Camp for Kids aged 6-12 in SUNNY STUDIO

Christmas Activity Camp for Kids aged 6-12 in SUNNY STUDIO! The fun-filled activities will be held every day from 27.12. – 30.12.2016 between 8.00-15.30 and will be led by a licensed PE teachers. Children will participate in many sporting activities, get spoiled and eat healthily, and exercise their imaginations in creative workshops. The emphasis will be on excitement and enjoyment. Price per child: €155 Price for 2 children: €200 For more information, please call us at 041 613 834. To apply, please email us at sunny@siol.net or info@sunny.si Applications deadline is Friday, 16.12.2016 or until fully booked.

KAVALIR: GETTING AROUND THE CITY CENTRE BY ELECTRIC CAR

Ljubljana’s electric-powered vehicles referred to as Kavalirs (Gentle Helpers) are a free city centre public transport option friendly both to people and the environment. Kavalirs, mainly intended for the transport of the elderly, mobility-impaired people, and visitors, run around the pedestrianized historical city centre at a speed slow enough to allow you to hail them anywhere on the street. Telephone ordering is also an option. The Kavalir fleet currently consists of four vehicles, two of them open-sided and two glazed and heated in winter time. Friendly Kavalir drivers will take you anywhere within the city centre pedestrian zone. The vehicles, moving at a speed of up to 25 kilometres per hour, can carry five passengers. The two open-sided ‘summer Kavalirs’ run in the...

LJUBLJANA’S GREEN ACHIEVEMENTS

The decision to name Ljubljana the European Green Capital 2016 was based on the fact that of all the nominees, Ljubljana had made the largest number of changes in the direction of environmentally-friendly and sustainable development in the shortest period of time, precisely from 2007, when the Vision 2025 sustainability strategy was adopted, to 2014. The city’s traffic policy encourages sustainable mobility solutions. 2012 saw the closing of the core city centre area for motorized vehicles. Urban cycling is rapidly increasing in popularity and the city’s cyclists thoroughly enjoy using the free BicikeLJ bike sharing network. More and more public city buses in Ljubljana are fuelled by methane in order to achieve reduction in CO2 emissions. Electric-powered vehicles called Kavali...

BRITISH INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF LJUBLJANA

Our school The British International School of Ljubljana offers a traditional British education in Ljubljana. Our ethos is to encourage a passion for learning amongst our young people within this international setting. Our school currently has students aged 2 to 18 from more than 30 countries. About 40% of our students are Slovenian; others represent countries from as far apart as Australia and Norway and from Portugal to Japan. All subjects, except Slovene and French, are taught in English by a team of 37 full- and part-time teachers and assistants, mostly native speakers of English or fluently bilingual. Our Primary Section follows the National Curriculum for England, enhanced by the International Primary Curriculum (IPC). Our Secondary students are prepared for GCSE, IGCSE and A-Level e...

Top Things to do in Winter

We’ll be honest and say we much prefer the long, hot days of summer to the months when we’re wrapped in many layers and seeing darkness at what feels like mid-day. That said, this year we’re determined to make the most of the winter months, so we’re sure to hit March feeling good. Happy December For a start, we’ll make full use of Happy December (Veseli December), going downtown to see the lights and get something warm to eat and drink from the stalls. People travel for miles to enjoy the scenes here, and a bag of chestnuts and cup of mulled wine while walking around, or sitting under a blanket at a café, is one of the real treats of the season. One thing to be careful of: ordering hot chocolate (vroča čokoláda) will get you a cup of hot, chocolate pudding, so go for cocoa if that’s what y...

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