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Nena Rifelj

Nena Rifelj is a passionate adventurer who has enjoyed traveling throughout the world but also loves to introduce visitors to the mountains and cultures of her native Slovenia. Nena was a professional alpine ski racer for nine years and has taught skiing in Italy, the US, and Slovenia. When not guiding our trips, she loves rock climbing, hiking, and wake boarding. Nena speaks English, Italian, and Croatian and lives in Menges, a small town near Ljubljana.

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Client Testimonials


Nena was wonderful—she was very well informed, very patient, aware, and understanding. A great guide and trip leader.
— Elisha F., Mount Kisco, NY
Hiking in Slovenia
Nena was great, organized, kind, caring, funny, knowledgeable.
— Patricia R., Los Angeles, CA
Hiking in Slovenia
Nena is terrific and is a very kind person who was concerned about our well-being.
— Lisa M., Toledo, OH
Croatia: Istria and the Dalmatian Coast
What a delight Nena is! She has a wicked sense of humor and quick smile and added tremendously to the leadership of our trip.
— Nancy S., Spring, TX
Hiking in Slovenia
Nena is a wonderful leader and contributed significantly to making this a memorable trip for me!
— Karin E., Napa, CA
Hiking in Slovenia
Nina's knowledge, experience, and enthusiasm added immeasurably to my enjoyment of the trip. Her genuine interest and concern for the clients was always apparent.
— Linda L., Dallas, TX
Hiking in Slovenia