It has a castle on the hill, a nice square, and is snaked by a little river with ornate bridges and weeping willows on its banks. On one hand, Ljubljana has a quaint medieval town feel.
English was common and they lack some of the bitchy attitude you can find elsewhere in the Balkans.Slovenia was the first Balkan country to join the EU and the city feels more West than East.In fact, the locals will tell for that Slovenia a Western country.In terms of dress, I also couldn’t help but notice a little more skin on show here compared to Zagreb.Demographics: 83% of the population are ethnic Slovenes.
The rest mostly come from former Yugoslavia; the biggest groups are Bosnians, Serbs, and Croats.Attitudes: Slovenians are generally a friendly bunch and I found the women to be pretty receptive to approaching. Chance of Hooking up: 3.5 / 5 Quality of Girls: 3.75 / 5 Nightlife: 3 / 5 Smoking tolerance: 4 / 5 City guide ratings explained Bachelor’s budget: per day. Slovenes are the most northern Slavic groups in the Balkans and thus have a little Austria-Hungarian and Italian influence in their blood. According to recent data, Slovenian women are also the tallest in the Balkans, with an average female height of 1.674 m (5 ft 6 in). Overall, it’s a relatively chilled city, but definitely worth hanging out in for a few days. The five of us on the trip came to a consensus: they beat the Croats, but they’re still not a patch on the Serbs. But take a five-minute walk and you’re in Metelkova: a wacky hippie commune that looks like it came right out of a cyberpunk novel.