Louis Woodruff

About Louis Woodruff

Louis Woodruff is the anti-traveler. He's jaded, unforgiving, and snarky. He's been around the block and isn't afraid to tackle sensitive or taboo subjects. He writes with passion and honesty about the world as he sees it. Louis is Gonzo Travel at its worst.

Posts by Louis Woodruff:

Drinking Alcohol Keeps Bedbugs from Biting!

Drinking Alcohol Keeps Bedbugs from Biting!

We’ve got some good news for the backpacker community:  Aparently, a new study conducted at the University of Nebraska has scientifically proven that binge drinking backpackers are less likely to be bitten by bedbugs than their sober counterparts. Yup, bedbugs prefer sober blood. Ralph Narain, the Ph.D. candidate who conducted the research said that he(…)

Don’t Go to Carnaval in Cancun

Don’t Go to Carnaval in Cancun

Carnival is one if those legendary parties that conjures up images of bronzed, feather-clad goddesses shaking their brazilian assets on moving stages while the throbbing proletariat mob bounce in booze-soaked unison. For a week. Non-stop. It’s sultry, sweaty and spectacular – a unique breed of chaos that lures the sex-crazed, the dance junkies, the cocaine(…)

Top 3 Least Romantic Valentine’s Day Holiday Travel Destinations

Top 3 Least Romantic Valentine’s Day Holiday Travel Destinations

Valentine’s Day is the processed meat of “holy” days – fake, bland, and cheap. It’s a sellout. The sole purpose is to sell chocolate and greeting cards under the guise of romance. But forced romance, isn’t romance at all.  If Saint Valentinus himself could see what his namesake holiday has become, he’d surely be disappointed, or at(…)