Browsing Archives of - 2005 February

Absithe, Wormwood, The Green Fairy

Absinthe. What is this stuff? Why the big hoopla? Backpacker’s heading off to Europe with the intentions of partying like rock stars often seek the mysterious "green stuff" at one point of their trip or another. Here are some facts and history of this controversial green potion. Absinthe is an alcoholic drink made with an... Read More »

The Ruined Trip To Rome

From impossible transfers to breaking the language barriers, backpacking in Europe can build stress and heartache. While I backpacked for a month and the journey was exciting, whimsical, and amazing. But, only one problem haunts me today and I swore after it occured, I would inform future backpackers about the so called “Italian Transportation System”... Read More »