Alpine meadows and the Julian Alps framed by the Soča and Sava rivers all give way to Slovenia’s tallest peak, the Triglav, in this central European country.

Here, you can also trace a musical evolution beginning with the oldest flute ever found, and finalizing with the city of Tolmin’s annual Metal Camp. Such are the disparities of Slovenia.

But regardless of whether you’re a music lover or a hiker, check out these articles on Slovenia and get fired up on wanderlust.

Slovenia Articles

Back to nature: 13 of the world’s richest national parks

by David DeFranza

11 things you’ll miss when you leave Slovenia

by Martina Žoldoš

10 signs you were born and raised in Slovenia

by Martina Žoldoš

The 19 funniest Slovenian expressions (and how to use them)

by Andreja Jernejčič

Weird goalkeeper injuries

by Adam Roy

9 World Cup teams rock recycled plastic jerseys

by JoAnna Haugen

An introduction to Ljubljana, Slovenia

by Joshywashington

10 places where graffiti is legal

by Juliane Huang

The 5 best places to live overseas in 2008

by William Moss Wilson

10 European metal festivals for summer 2011

by Tim Madsen