Growing up in a town with long tradition in tourism I always loved the company of foreigners and being exposed to different cultures and languages. Life took me abroad, exploring horizons, living in different countries, and working as a hiking & biking guide around the globe for many years, but returning back to my roots. I love nature, culture, people, and sport. Always looking for the secret corners to share it with others, chasing sunsets and sunrises on two wheels or foot, skiing fresh snow, foraging healthy herbs & flowers, and making bonfires by the rivers.
What places and activities do you specialize in?
"Places: Slovenia, Croatia - Istria an Dalmatian coast. Activities: active & luxury vacations, walking & hiking, mountaineering, adventure vacations and more. "
How did you get involved in travel?
"Curiosity. Coming from a small country I was always amazed by how big our planet is and how diverse its people are. I loved getting lost in the big cities, meeting locals, tasting new food and looking at the world from the top of the mountain. My first solo trip was two weeks to Italy with a train where I met lots of people traveling several months and immediately knew that this is something I want to experience as well."
Please share a unique travel experience you will never forget.
"Wind in Patagonia. One have to feel it, it is hard to explain. "
Featured trips & expertise
This 13-day itinerary is perfect for first-time visitors who want to see a little bit of everything: it covers Slovenia's best spots from the Alps to the Adriatic, before finishing with a few days in Croatian Istria. Hike along the beautiful emerald waters of the Soča River, relax and sip wine in the Goriška Brda wine hills, take a dip in the Adriatic Sea near Rovinj, and lots more with this self-driving itinerary filled with tons of activities.
This self-guided hiking and mountain biking tour will take you from Ljubljana to the beautiful meadows in the Karawanke Alps, over the rolling hills of Goriška Brda, and all the way to Piran, on the Adriatic Coast. With its combination of hiking and mountain biking, this itinerary is perfect for active travelers who want to see a bit of everything that Slovenia has to offer.
Hiking & Fly-Fishing in Slovenia: Ljubljana, Lake Bled, the Soča Valley, Goriška Brda & Piran - 12 Days
This 12-day itinerary includes some of the best fly-fishing and hiking in Slovenia. Start in the rugged landscapes of the Slovenian Alps, then head to Goriška Brda for some world-class wine. End the trip with a visit to the Škocjan Caves and a day on the Adriatic Coast. We'll provide everything you need, from detailed hiking maps to fly-fishing equipment to restaurant recommendations.
Hiking from the Alps to the Adriatic: Ljubljana, Lake Bled, the Julian Alps, Goriška Brda & Piran - 12 Days
This 12-day hiking adventure is the perfect chance to create unforgettable memories and explore the most beautiful scenery Slovenia has to offer. Start your trip in Ljubljana before continuing on to Lake Bled and northwestern Slovenia, an area known for its rugged alpine landscapes, crystal-clear lakes, and colorful rivers. Then, discover Slovenia's wine region before ending your trip with a swim in the Adriatic Sea.
This romantic itinerary is perfect for honeymooners looking to enjoy Slovenia and Croatia's Istrian peninsula, with a mix of outdoor sports, wine tasting, and enjoying the Adriatic Coast. Start with a few days of hiking and biking and rafting in the Julian Alps before relaxing in Goriška Brda, the "Slovenian Tuscany," and heading to the Istrian Peninsula for some fresh seafood on the Adriatic Coast.
Spend 2 weeks exploring Slovenia and the Istrian Peninsula with this active 14-day adventure. Start by touring Ljubljana, bike around Lake Bled, go hiking in Velika Planina and much more on this outdoorsy itinerary that includes canyoning, ziplining, rafting, sailing and more through some of Slovenia's most beautiful countrysides.
Recent trip reviews for Katja
Anniversary Adventure-Bike, hike, and paddle
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
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
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
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