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Forum: Hungary
Jun 1st 2016, 10:17 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,526

Re: Restaurants in Budapest

Budapest is teeming with restaurants of all shapes and sizes. It has 5 Michelin starred restaurants (at least last time I saw anything on it) and I think it was the Onyx which won the Bockuse Dor...
Forum: Europe
Jul 3rd 2015, 1:23 pm
Replies: 93
Views: 17,509

Re: Any Expats in The Czech Republic ?

Excuse me butting in with slight OT posting, but thought this might be of assistance.

In the Brit Embassy Slovenia news letter this week, they sent out an interesting warning regarding PASSPORTS....
Forum: Hungary
Jul 3rd 2015, 1:19 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 958

Re: Best Day so far!!!

In the Brit Embassy Slovenia news letter this week, they sent out an interesting warning regarding PASSPORTS - which this thread reminded me of.

and since the Slovenia section seems moribund, I...
Forum: Europe
Jan 25th 2015, 10:04 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 3,610

Well, that's it from me then

For whoever is left in here, I'm giving up with this site.

I started a thread on learning Slovene 3 weeks ago, and i see it's been viewed 161 times (ok, probably 160, since I think I was one) -...
Forum: Europe
Jan 3rd 2015, 5:30 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 5,870

Learning Slovenian

Ladies & Gentlemen,

I can't find any threads on learning the language, so let's start one - as to how folks have managed (or not :lol:) with the lingo.

I got a Pons language course, 3 CDs and...
Forum: Europe
Nov 27th 2014, 1:43 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 8,329

Re: TRAVEL AND GETTING TO SLO

Indeed, we almost passed on two different chargers in the fog of battle, M.

So what are these places in Kranj?

What was the food, and do you have prices? (Remember, to someone on Slovene...
Forum: Europe
Nov 27th 2014, 1:37 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 11,445

Re: Advice for permanent move to Slovenia

Well, Mike1001,

I now feel somewhat guilty in deterring you from the Slovene project. but if, as you say, you like "at least" £500 ready ackers at the weekend - gulp - I think I did the best...
Forum: Europe
Nov 6th 2014, 6:22 am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,486

Re: Celtic vs Maribor tonight

Bit of a comeback last night, Michael.

Chelsea "not focused" says Mourinho.

Maribor 1 Chelsea 1

Maribor 1-1 Chelsea | Champions League match report | Football | The Guardian...
Forum: Europe
Oct 21st 2014, 7:17 am
Replies: 31
Views: 8,329

Re: TRAVEL AND GETTING TO SLO

AFAIK, winter tyres are mandatory in SI for SI plated cars during winter. starting around now. If your car is registered in the UK, not mandatory.

Driving over can be very enjoyable, IMO, and can...
Forum: Europe
Oct 19th 2014, 9:08 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 2,486

Re: Celtic vs Maribor tonight

I have no real idea of their dedicated following - how many can afford the time and money to go to London mid-week.

If I had to make a guess, I'd say 300 or 400 perhaps. Maybe a similar number in...
Forum: Europe
Oct 19th 2014, 6:53 pm
Replies: 3
EU
Views: 2,023

Re: EU

ps I notice your original post has only been up 15 minutes and got 16 views.

Count me out, and that's 15 - but still an awful lot of folks in an awfully short time.

How come so few folks post...
Forum: Europe
Oct 19th 2014, 6:43 pm
Replies: 3
EU
Views: 2,023

Re: EU

I don't think it's up to Ljubljana what post she gets, M - that's for the head honcho Commissioner.

As for only one month in govt - well, there's a few like that, due to Cerar's sudden rise to...
Forum: Europe
Oct 19th 2014, 6:27 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 2,486

Re: Celtic vs Maribor tonight

Torek, dear M, Tuesday night.

As for knowing London restaurants, my dear chap, I can barely afford oats for the ol' charger when in London - you might as well ask a an aboriginee as me where to...
Forum: Europe
Oct 12th 2014, 5:19 pm
Replies: 93
Views: 17,509

Re: Any Expats in The Czech Republic ?

It is about Brno - so relevant perhaps to an earlier poster - rather than Slovakia, but the FT did a focus on Czech REpublic just last week - and in the Brno piece it said average salaries were €970...
Forum: Europe
Aug 26th 2014, 8:24 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 2,486

Celtic vs Maribor tonight

0-0 after 35 minutes.

Maribor have to score, or Celtic go through on away goals.

Plucky b*gg+rs are Maribor. City of just 120,000 playing the mighty Glasgow Celtic.

And their fans are...
Forum: Europe
Aug 25th 2014, 6:22 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 11,445

Re: Advice for permanent move to Slovenia

Well, Mike1001, at least you have instigated some action on this board, which was getting somewhat moribund.

Ljubljana is where it all happens, of course. I terms of the UK, Maribor, the second...
Forum: Europe
Aug 25th 2014, 11:12 am
Replies: 29
Views: 11,445

Re: Advice for permanent move to Slovenia

"Many thanks for the reply, my wife has been to Slovenia and worked there for a few months and she is the one who mentioned we should check it out and go for a holiday."

OK, good start.

"I saw...
Forum: Europe
Aug 24th 2014, 10:03 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 11,445

Re: Advice for permanent move to Slovenia

If you are looking for Nirvana, Mike, then best google Nirvana for ex patriates, conditions

:)
How can anyone really start on the advantages and disadvantages for you? you need to do some basic...
Forum: Europe
Aug 12th 2014, 1:27 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,964

Information for foreigners in Slovenia

Ho chaps and chappeses,

I don't know if anyone has posted this before, but I've just found a site for anyone wanting to stay in SI for more than pure tourism purposes.

i confess the words...
Forum: Europe
Jul 2nd 2014, 6:37 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 3,768

Re: Moving to Slovenia for a year. Advice?

Sooooooo, Sapna, ..... what's been happening then?

Have you

a) got both jobs, and are so busy working that you've forgottne us? :lol:

b) Got neither, but are still hoping? :ohmy:

c)...
Forum: Europe
Jun 14th 2014, 9:15 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,948

Re: Drop in property prices

What surprised me on my visit to Slovenia last (long) weekend was the desperation I encountered on the part of two (small) business people.

I mean, the economy has been reported as growing in the...
Forum: Europe
Jun 14th 2014, 9:15 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,948

Re: Drop in property prices

What surprised me on my visit to Slovenia last (long) weekend was the desperation I encountered on the part of two (small) business people.

I mean, the economy has been reported as growing in the...
Forum: Europe
May 5th 2014, 7:50 am
Replies: 9
Views: 3,768

Re: Moving to Slovenia for a year. Advice?

Gospod!

No, I had not misread you at all. but from your answer, I suspect that secretly you don't really want a "realistic" assessment of your job prospects, ie you want to hear a positive...
Forum: Europe
May 4th 2014, 5:15 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 3,768

Re: Moving to Slovenia for a year. Advice?

Sapna,

One can't say no chance, but I suspect it will be v difficult. If your girlfriend is Slovene, she will know that the usual fall back - teaching English - is nothing like the option it is...
Forum: Europe
May 4th 2014, 7:02 am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,036

Re: "turmoil", "crisis" "anarchy" - 'tis all a bit much, methinks

So, it seems PM Bratusek is stepping down.

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/HyCdjdZWgc8TwUCh7XhBEM/Slovenian-Premier-to-step-down-on-5-May--urges-quick-early.html

I actually thought she was...
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