Giants Causeway & Beyond: One Day Scenic Day Drive from Belfast

Hot Mess Tips Total Driving Time: 3 Hours if you leave from Belfast | View MyMap for the Trip Entry Fees: Dark Hedges: £0 | Dunluce Castle: £5.50 | Giants Causeway: £8.50 | Rope Bridge: £8 (All have child’s discounts, some have family discounts, Giants Causeway has discounts if you buy ahead). Leave early! All of these are popular touristy stops and we’ve all been somewhere that wasn’t quite as enjoyable because of the sheer number of people.…

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You can see SO MUCH roadtripping in Arizona for two days

2 out of 5 hot mess tinis Two days. A billion cool places. Arizona is the tits. So you landed in Phoenix for a road trip… Let’s do this in two days – Phoenix > Grand Canyon > Jerome > Sedona > Page > and back Land in Phoenix If you have extra time in Phoenix, I have a whole ‘nother blog coming for you with things to do there. But to start, you might…

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What to do once, never, and every time in NashVegas

One time in Nashville I handed a street hot dog vendor a $20 and said “give me as many hot dogs as this will buy me.” She was unsurprised by that request. I love Nashville because it’s the kind of place where you can order half a dozen hot dogs and everyone lets you be yourself. Many a friend have asked for my NashVegas recommendations and at this point, I feel I’ve fine-tuned my recommendations…

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Weird-Awesome experiences you can only have in Baltimore

Trust me, I’m an Orioles fan I imagine you’re only reading this because you’re stopping by Baltimore on the way to New York, or you have a business trip there. Maybe you live there already and you’re curious about my recommendations. But not many people travel to Baltimore to explore for a long weekend (THANKS “The Wire”). As someone who has lived in downtown Baltimore (and grew up close by!) I know that Baltimore can…

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Bucket list USA: A busy three week itinerary for visitors

The USA is huge. Here’s how to see as much as possible… Planning trips to countries you’ve always wanted to visit can be tough because its hard to narrow down where to go when you want to go everywhere. The task gets harder when you take a country as massive and diverse as the USA with all its mountains, deserts, swamps, big cities and crazy people such as NRA members that, being honest, the rest…

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