Tag: Wormwood

Absinthe’s Mind-Altering Mystery Solved

Absinthe. The famous old green elixir, made famous by European socialites in the 1800’s, still piques the curiosity of travelers embarking on their trips to Europe each and every year. A recent report out on Absinthe that inquiring minds would like to know… Charles Q. ChoiSpecial to LiveScienceLiveScience.com An analysis of century-old bottles of absinthe... Read More »

Absinthe: 10 Well Known (and not so well know) FACTS

Most backpackers and student travelers will here about Absinthe Wormwood at some point of their trip planning stage or while on the road traveling through Europe, so it’s worth giving a re-cap on this topic. Absinthe Wormwood, one of the most mysterious and enigmatic character of the European backpacker scene. Many people know this fascinating... Read More »

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 »