Drunken Eagle, an Albanian bacchanalia

One of the first things you are told as a new student at the American University in Blagoevgrad is that THE party of the year is Drunken Eagle. This is when all Albanian students chip in to cause brain damage to the entire student body. Usually Drunken Eagle is  celebrated around the 28th and 29th…

Pisco, the tasty traditional spirit of Peru

Today it’s Peruvian Independence Day and for this occasion we’ll make today a theme day. But let’s not get ahead of ourselves, one post at a time. In this one we’ll discuss the national strong drink of Peru called pisco, the so called pisco wars and the recipe for the 2 most common cocktails that…