I am a true Slovenian, not just by birth certificate or nationality, but also by being helplessly in love with this charming country. Since a little girl, I dreamed of adventures in nature and exploring the world, so I traveled around New Zealand (twice) and explored around Europe, moreover neighboring countries. And each time I couldn't wait to come back to enjoy being spoiled by exceptionally beautiful nature, places pervaded with history and an immense variety of experiences packed in a pocket-size country.
What places and activities do you specialize in?
"Places: Slovenia, Italy - Friuli - Venezia Giulia, Croatia - Istria. Activities: active family vacations, walking & hiking, mountaineering, mountain biking, canyoning, and other water sports, adventure vacations and more. "
How did you get involved in travel?
"I started as sport teacher with a passion for outdoors, which lead me to becoming a canyoning guide and instructor. Canyons are full of mysterious, exciting and beautiful moments, where curiosity satisfies and imagination flies. Since then I am pledged to always explore and travel. "
Featured trips & expertise
Ideal for travelers looking for a natural getaway packed with outdoor recreation, this exploration of Slovenia's rugged western region combines picturesque lake vistas with high-alpine mountain huts in Triglav National Park, cave spelunking, and sunsets on the coast. The trip begins in Ljubljana, a European Green Capital, and continues north to the unforgettable scenery of lakes Bled and Bohinj and the Julian Alps. You'll then travel south through the emerald waters of the Soča River Valley and lush hillsides of Goriška Brda wine region, ending your adventure with a dip into the waters of the Adriatic Sea.
Get introduced to Slovenia on this self-drive trip that takes you through some of its most popular spots. After starting on the shores of Lake Bled, you'll make your way independently through the Julian Alps down to the Adriatic coast and back to the capital of Ljubljana, exploring from mountaintops down to the shores and underground along the way.
May is truly one of the best months to get outdoors and explore Slovenia, especially now that the rains have temporarily subsided. The sun is shining, the daytime temperatures are warm, and the Mountain wildflowers are blooming. Read on for more tips on where to go and what to expect in Slovenia this month.
This adventurous itinerary brings you on a thrilling gastronomic and cultural journey through Slovenia's top regions. Explore Ljubljana's old town, see Lake Bled's 11th-century castle, and explore the fairytale-like landscapes of the Soca River Valley. End your trip in Slovenia's Goriska Brda region, where world-class wines, a Mediterranean vibe, and exceptional farm-to-table cuisine await.
Climb (nearly) every mountain of Slovenia on this active 10-day tour. You'll start the trip on the romantic streets of Ljubljana, then visit the shores of Lake Bled before you traverse some of the country's highest peaks during four days of hiking. Soak your muscles in the deep blue waters of the Adriatic when you reach the seaside town of Piran at your journey's end.
This outdoorsy 8-day road trip allows you to travel through Slovenia's gorgeous countryside at your own pace. Starting from the laidback riverside cafés of Ljubljana, you'll explore the fairytale shores of Lake Bled, rocky passes of the Julian Alps, rushing waters of Soça River, and rolling hills of Goriška Brda wine region. Enjoy alfresco activities that this small country is known for—i.e. hiking, biking, swimming, and river rafting—along with caves, castles, and centuries of history.
Recent trip reviews for Katja
Anniversary Adventure-Bike, hike, and paddle · Slovenia - Sep 9 - Sep 20, 2019
We recently visited Slovenia to celebrate our 10 year anniversary. We wanted a trip that was active but one that would also highlight the history and beauty of Slovenia. Katja helped to plan an adventure that exceeded all of our expectations. Every last detail was well thought out; we were able to explore the immense beauty of the country by foot, bike, and boat almost completely independently with the preset arrangements of gps directions and luggage transfers. After big days of adventure... read more
Slovenia active but easy nature with adult daughtere · Slovenia - Jul 6 - Jul 13, 2019
Katja was great, every step of the way. Our accomodations were beyond our expectations. Our rental car was a beautiful new hi- bred , with GPS. The downloaded step by step instructions and directions were spot on. Thank you Katja for helping to make our Mother/Daughter a trip to be remembered forever.
Janis and Sammy😘
Slovenia self guided walking tour · Slovenia - Jun 12 - Jun 23, 2019
Overall this was a great concept and great trip. Gorgeous scenery, perfect accommodation, attention to detailing and availability by kim Kim and slotrips was perfect. We would recommend this trip. As we were on t he “non-guided” trip some of the trails are not marked, so stay on the blue line on phone given you. We would also advice asking locals before you get on trail as they know where the trails are and alternates. Especially after severe weather, as we experienced. A couple of our... read more
Highlights of Slovenia - 8 Days · Slovenia - May 16 - May 23, 2019
Katja was wonderful to work with and planned a fantastic holiday .
she was attentive to all our needs and really went out of her way to make sure we had a great time
We always felt that she was available to us at any time if we had any queries or questions
Would 100% recommend her to others