Category Archives: Shannon Essa

A Cave Visit for People Scared of Caves – the Postojna Caves in Slovenia

I have a cave phobia. Snakes, spiders, no problem – but caves freak me out. I’ve been into the bowels of the earth twice in the past few years, both times in Spain, and both times I tried to tell … Continue reading

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Eastern Castello – A Quiet Haven in Busy Venice

A couple of years ago, I was showing a couple of 20 year old guys, friends of a friend, around Venice. It was July, a big holiday weekend, and the city was very crowded. One of the guys, I could … Continue reading

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Ljubljana – The Jewel of Slovenia

You know what drives me nuts? When, on various message boards and in travel guidebooks, the gorgeous, compact, and laid-back capital city of Slovenia is given a day. As in, you can visit and see everything in Ljubljana in a … Continue reading

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