If you want a cheap flight, picturesque architecture, a few bars and enough culture to satisfy your conscience, then head for Ljubljana.Ljubljana is the largest and capital of Slovenia and one of Europe's best travel secrets. As a side effect of a 19th century earthquake the Slovenian capital is a fluid blend of Baroque, Renaissance and Art Nouveau architecture with a skyline of intricate spires and candy-coloured towers.It's small enough to explore by foot and is divided by the Ljubljanica river into the post west and the historic east. The latter is where you'll go for sightseeing-frescoes in the cathedral, sweeping views of the city from the castle and of the nearby Alps.The city has a lively cultural life created by numerous theatres, museums and galleries and many international festivals including the Summer Festival, Jazz Festival and the Druga Godba Festival of Alternative Music.Food is dominated by all the best of Eastern European cuisine from delicate Viennese-style pastries to hearty Hungarian goulash. Most restaurants feature menus derived from Italian kitchen. Food and drinks are very cheap. A pint is 60p and meals for two average about Â£12. If you want to pump yourself get a chocolate sauna for only Â£3.The city is well located to explore the nearby places such the city of Trieste in northern Italy, Vienna, Munich, Budapest and Split in Croatia. So you can rent a car and visit the picturesque villages while driving throughout stunning scenery of Lake Ble and the Julian Alps.So why don't you start planning your next holiday to Slovenia?