OK I pooped myself in Southeast Asia

As I was conversing with the doctor at the travel clinic before my trip to Vietnam and Thailand she said “I’ll prescribe you doxycycline for when you inevitably have diarrhea.” I chuckled. I thought she would too.

She didn’t laugh, she was completely serious, and worst of all, she was correct.

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Hiking Alone in Glacier National Park Could Have Gone Better

4 out of 5 hot mess tinis The Highline Trail to Swiftcurrent Summit I knew my plan was perhaps imperfect when everyone I told called it a “death wish” but my mom says that to me all the time so I figured they were all just being dramatic; I was still planning to go to Glacier National Park to hike by myself. — At least waking up went according to plan. The alarm banged on…

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Bungee Jumping at the Orlando Towers in Soweto

Johannesburg, South Africa Hot Mess Tips for Visiting the Orlando Towers The Orlando Towers activities include lots of adventurous things, beyond bungee jumping. For example, there’s a free fall (inside the tower) and outside there is paintball and some other fun activities. There is a bar in one of the towers! We didn’t know this until our friend told us the next day and totally missed it while we were there (all of the adrenaline…

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Antibiotic Hunting for a UTI (UnTimely Infection) in Belfast, Northern Ireland

3 out of 5 hotmesstinis If you’re a tourist in Belfast and need a doctor, scroll to the bottom for some clutch advice.   The Necessary Background Symptomatic The minute my plane touched down on my trip it started burning when I peed and I had to pee all the time, which was perfect for all of the long road trips we had planned. I hoped it was a UTI (urinary tract infection) because according…

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