Slovenia: The hidden jewel of Europe?

One of the best-kept secrets about Slovenia, and one that is well-worth experiencing, is its long tradition of first-rate medical spas.

August 8, 2013 10:34
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Slovenia castle521. (photo credit: Courtesy)

In December 2003, Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi played host to Slovenian premier Anton Rop, whose country is adjacent to Italy’s northeastern frontier.

“I’m very happy to be here today,” Berlusconi told the assembled journalists, “with the prime minister of Slovakia” – obviously confusing his neighbor, a former Yugoslav republic, with one of the successor states to Czechoslovakia.


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