Free Wine & *** takes a look at how booze and *** can complicate our lives and cause us to do things we might not otherwise do. All the stories are true. Some are frightening. Others are amusing. There is also travel advice and advice on jobs for travellers.
Mike and his wife established one of Australia's first backpacker hostels in Townsville, North Queensland, and ran it for fifteen years. During that time over 100,000 people passed through their doors. Many were out for a bit of adventure and some got more than they bargained for.
I once owned a backpacker hostel and I learnt a lot about the backpacker scene in the process. That is how Free Beer & Sex came to be written. I shall repeat the lead story and some of the others in full.
A friend of mine once claimed that all good backpacker advertising sho...