I have a major confession to make…

I’m a hoarder

While thankfully this isn’t the case with tangible items (except maybe lipstick and sunglasses), I have a major problem hoarding travel photography. Basically a direct result of taking/making way too many photos while on the road, I end up getting super overwhelmed going through them all in the end so most never see the light of day once they are unloaded onto my hard drive. This is really depressing so I’ve decided that it’s time to finally remedy this problem with a revival of my little fauxtography series.

Ljubljana Train Station 2 ©The Blonde Gypsy

 Moving onwards and upwards with Ljubljana

The capital of Slovenia and one of the nicest cities to visit in Europe in my opinion, Ljubljana (LUBE-liyana) has great restaurants/cafés/bars, a castle, some dragons, some beauty, and some grit all within walking distance from each other. Most importantly, it’s in the center of the country making it a great base to explore all the rest of the wonders Slovenia has to offer travelers. Here’s a quick and colorful taste of what you will find in one of Europe’s most underrated capitals.

Pink Franciscan Church Ljubljana ©The Blonde Gypsy

The iconic pink Franciscan Church

Dragons of Ljubljana ©The Blonde Gypsy

Zmajski Most, Dragon Bridge

Dragon Graffiti Ljubljana ©The Blonde Gypsy

Dragons. Everywhere. 

Metelkova Bar Ljubljana ©The Blonde Gypsy

Hanging in Metelkova, old military barracks turned autonomous, alternative social center

Metelkova Ljubjana ©The Blonde Gypsy

Dalmatian tricks & tall cans outside of Art Hostel Celica (and old prison), Metelkova

Old Ljubjana Riverside ©The Blonde Gypsy

Scene from the Ljubljanica – Ljubljana Cathedral & Plečnik’s Arcade

Old Ljubljana ©The Blonde Gypsy

Looking up at Ljubljana Castle from Tromostovje, Triple Bridge

Ljubljana Castle © The Blonde Gypsy

Ljubljana Castle

String of shoes Old Ljubjana ©The Blonde Gypsy

Aside from dragons, the capital of Slovenia is also quite fond of shoes

Green wine Old Ljubljana ©The Blonde Gypsy

Some green wine with a view at my favorite restaurant in Ljubljana, Güjžina

Have you been to Ljubljana and did you love it too? All photos above shot and edited with an iPhone 4s.