Our guides' experience, dedication, and enthusiasm make them ideal ambassadors for your destination. They chart the course, finesse the details, and speak the language (English, as well as the local language). They also possess a truly rare skill, knowing when to let serendipity and inspiration take the lead.
A seasoned traveler with an energetic personality, Roman Krizanic is a guide with whom anyone would wish to travel! With a background in anthropology and Chinese language, he spent more than a decade traveling and trekking in remote corners of Asia from lush jungles to the high Himalaya before returning home to lead groups in his native land. He knows every corner of the Balkans; from the beautiful Croatian islands to stunning alpine trails in Slovenia. When not guiding, you will find Roman enjoying the incredible regional food and wine of Slovenia.
Beyond showing our guests his native country, Luka Poznic has a passion for sailing the Adriatic, outdoor adventure (mountain biking and rock climbing), and travel to exotic locales, including the nations of Asia, Africa, South America, and the Middle East. Luka especially enjoys talking about the history of Slovenia and the former Yugoslavia over dinner and a glass of fine wine.
Thanks to a successful career in a multinational company, Joze Ricnik gained significant experience in the fields of management and organization so his tours always run smoothly! Deciding he needed a new challenge in his life, Joze started traveling and then guiding both in his native Slovenia and throughout the world, including in the wild lands of Patagonia and the nearby Balkans. A keen photographer, hiker, and mountain biker, he also has a passion for cooking and enjoying good wine and food with friends and family.
A passion for traveling was instilled in Irena Silic at a young age thanks to her intrepid parents taking Irena with them on their adventures throughout her native Slovenia and her father’s native Croatia as well as other parts of the world. With a degree in Culture Studies, Irena has traveled extensively throughout Europe and Asia and speaks five languages. When she’s not inspiring our guests with her passion for the nature, history, and culture of Slovenia, you can find her skiing, camping, biking, or kayaking.
Ursula Kordis speaks five languages and has studied economics, tourism (in Holland), and photo journalism (in Colombia). Ursula turned to guiding in order to share with visitors her extensive knowledge of and passion for local history, art, design, flowers, and healing plants. She’s traveled extensively throughout South America, Asia, Africa, the Middle East and the U.S., and when not out kayaking, diving, skiing, or dancing salsa, Ursula loves to regale people with her Balkan folk tales and legends!
Primoz Kadunc holds a degree in organizational management which he has put into practice both while guiding and on his journeys worldwide. Thanks to a legendary road trip to India, his extensive travels throughout South and Central America, and the time he spent completing his education in Portugal and Spain, he’s fluent in multiple languages, including Spanish, Portuguese, English, German, and Serbo-Croatian. When not guiding, Primoz enjoys sailing (in fact, he has sailed across the Atlantic!), scuba diving, climbing, and exploring new Alpine trails.
Neja Garvas holds degrees in journalism and French literature and is a true traveler, with her maiden voyage at the age of 17 visiting India and Southeast Asia. In addition, she has explored Africa on motorbike staying in some of the most remote places and meeting local cultural groups on the verge of extinction in Ethiopia, Kenya, and Tanzania. She eventually made a documentary about that experience and another about the people of Papua New Guinea. When not exploring the world, she enjoys reading, scuba diving, doing yoga, and skiing.
From a young age, Stasa Kraljic had the desire to explore the unknown. Her lust to travel took her from Minnesota, where she was an exchange student in high school, to hiking in the mountains of Nepal to dancing salsa on the streets of Santiago de Cuba. But, her love of her native region lead her from a master’s degree in marketing to eventually becoming a hiking tour guide in the Slovenian Alps and Croatia. Fluent in six languages, Stasa lives life to the fullest by doing what she loves most, introducing others to the Balkans through adventure travel!
Miha Klanjscek is a seasoned guide with over 15 years of experience travelling and guiding in the Balkan countries of the former Yugoslavia, one of the most culturally, architecturally, and geographically-diverse regions in the world. With an immense love of the landscape, the people, and the cuisine of his native region, Miha is involved in several outdoor sports, including road cycling, mountain biking, trail running, and trekking. An adventurer by heart, he is also a highly-skilled ski instructor and he looks forward to showing our guests the charming medieval towns, lush alpine walking trails, and secret wine cellars of his native region and just beyond—in Croatia.