Sunday, 19 Aug 2018

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 […]

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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 […]

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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” […]

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Huck Finns Abroad

Expat Teens Have No Regrets Expat teens are a new generation of teenagers who chose to escape from their everyday routines in their everyday lives by living someplace else. We’re not talking exchange students or temporary residents. We’re talking teens who packed their backpack, kissed their family and friends goodbye, burned their bridges, and never […]

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Eurail Backpack Theft!

WARNING- At these stops KEEP AN EYE ON YOUR BAGS/BACKPACKS (Read below)! Taking a night train? Many Europeans travel during the weekends, so play it smart and reserve your spot. You will find backpackers sitting in both 1st and 2nd class seating. Sometimes the train that you will be traveling on will be full in […]

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Challenge Yourself- Travel Alone

Feel like traveling to Europe, or the around the world, and don’t have anyone to travel with? Hopefully this article will help you with the push you need to finally pull the trigger and strap on a backpack and get some culture in you! It was my first real trip anywhere. I had been a […]

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