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on 27 Jul 2014
Hey everyone! Although my partner and I are UK passport holders, we haven't lived in the UK for a number of years, preferring instead to live up to six months at a time in different places across the world. This time, we're thinking of Slovenia, probably Ljubljana, although we're open to other suggestions of course! We'll be visiting Ljubljana between 2-7 August to do a recce but I thought I'd see if I could grab some hints, tips, and pointers from people here too. We both work for ourselves, and do not have any children, and are very quiet people, so we don't need to worry about getting jobs, finding schools, or going clubbing! However, we do need to have decent WiFi in order to be able to work, so what is the infrastructure like there? Also, can anyone recommend estate agents, or places to find apartments to rent, please? What about food? I've heard there are some great fresh produce markets - are these easy to get to via bicycle or public transport? How much could we expect to pay for utilities per month, or do the costs for these generally come in with rent? Which areas are the quietest? We don't want to be somewhere where there's a lot of noise from pubs and clubs, and noisy neighbours! How cold does it get in winter (and when does winter generally start)? We've been living in India, Morocco, and Thailand for the past 2.5 years, so have kind of forgotten what winter is like! Anything else you think we might need to know? Thanks in advance!
Anonymous (not verified) on 28 Jul 2014 - 09:19
Hi Nicole

Looks like you're reaching into some fairly unchartered expat territory. I'll ask about this on our social media channels and see if anyone can help.

Otherwise, we might be contacting you for advice in a few months.

Best of luck,

Xavier
Anonymous (not verified) on 28 Jul 2014 - 11:49
Hi Xavier! Cool, thanks. Let's keep in touch, and share our findings! Ciao! Nicole
Anonymous (not verified) on 28 Jul 2014 - 21:34
I visited Ljubljana a couple weeks ago and it was absolutely charming. Very quiet, quaint town, where almost everyone seems happy.

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