Category: Lake Bled

A Firsthand Guide to Bled Slovenia

The 2018 editions of Firsthand Guide to Bled, Slovenia are now available in both paperback and Kindle format. The Shorter Edition has the basic information...

Reviews from Festival Bled

Over on the Lake Bled News blogs I have written a bunch of reviews of Festival Bled performances. Here’s the blog....

Reviews from Okarina Festival

  Over on the Lake Bled News Blog pages, I have written a bunch of reviews of Okarina performances this year. There are a couple...

On the eve of the Bled Strategic Forum

The black limousines with the darkened windows are heading up the hill to the Vila Bled again today. The BMW shuttle service brings some of...

Festival Bled – SLOJazz

Who was the kid on vibes? During Festival Bled,  I have listened to and enjoyed more chamber music than I guess I have ever heard...

DO-RE-ME At Bled Castle – Festival Bled

There is a different excitement in the air when young people are the performers and when children make up a significant portion of the audience....

Great view … but no interview

[This article first appeared in Bled Film Festival Diary] I don’t have a car in Slovenia. So to get from my apartment to the upper...

The start of a summer of festivals

The start of the Bled Film Festival today is the beginning of a series of festivals and events that takes us from mid-June to close...

Thursday 12 June

Outstanding lunch in Outstanding lunch in Radovljica. Several types of Salami, Karst ham, sheep’s cheese, olives and cold roast pork with onion bread, three glasses...