Tag: Travel Stories

Backpacking Europe: The People You Meet

Originally posted by : Lizz Photo Credit: Aliza Scharf, UMBC The people you meet while travelling have just as much place in your memory as the things/sites you see.So…who is the weirdest/most unique/craziest/interpret this how you want person you met on your travels? When I was in Odesa, they at the hostel told me about... Read More »

I love Spain

Originally posty by Magnifico             image credit: Triciaward  So of all the fun cultural exploits to be had on my trip, a personal favourite was purchasing a wineskin (a fine 1-liter marked “Las Tres Z.Z.Z. Pamplona) while in San Sebastian. The day I bought it, I had it filled with a fine 5-euro bottle of Rioja... Read More »

THE ROAD WHERE THINGS GO BACKWARDS

The Road Where Things Go Backwards (No it’s not a bad Irish joke) ‘Have you been to the road where things go backwards?’ asked Eilish, as I sat having breakfast in the Carlow hostel. ‘The what?’ I replied. ‘The road where things go backwards. It’s up near Dundalk. Daddy took some Americans there last year.... Read More »

BE WARY PEOPLE, IN ITALY

Reading the story :- The Ruined Trip to Rome by Allison Herbon in your Travel stories, brought back bad memories of my own trip in Italy in 1995. This story is just to show how unfeeling Italian Authorities can be towards tourist who does not understand their language!! I was travelling with my 2 young... 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 »