The Ice Saints Cometh in full force this year in Slovenia

Mountain peak, Kamnik Alps, Slovenia.

It’s the time of the Ice Saints, and in Slovenia this year Ledeni Možje have brought with them the coldest period in May for 15 years, and as I sit here now writing this, Polulana Zofka is truly pissing herself. Confused? Let me explain.

In Search of Nessie

The legend of the Loch Ness monster is one that has fascinated scientists and tourists for centuries. I was no different, so I went in search of nessie.

The Tale of the Wily Leprechaun

Sean Og the leprechaun in O hare pub in Carlingford. County Louth, Ireland.

In the northeast corner of County Louth in Ireland lies the small and incredibly beautiful Cooley Peninsula. But as well its incredible beauty, it is also home to one wily little leprechaun.

Halloween it’s NOT American!

Halloween - pumpkin lantern

Many people, it seems, think that Halloween is an American celebration. So, here in this article I set the record straight.

The Ljubljana Dragon

If you have ever taken a stroll around the beautiful city of Ljubljana, then you couldn’t have failed to notice the abundance of dragons. Here is why…

Giants and a Dwarf in Bohinj

Kozolez (hay rack) in a field with Rudnica Hill in the background, Stara Fužina, Bohinj, Slovenia.

The Bohinj valley is so big and vast that once there was room for giants to roam. And many thousands of years ago they did just that.

Sligo Salting Monday

In Sligo the first Monday in lent was called Salting Monday – unmarried women would be salted to preserve them.