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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Give your dried out liver a break from the Vegas strip and visit Valley of Fire State Park

Valley of Fire State Park An hour (and change) away from the Las Vegas strip, Valley of Fire State Park is totally worth sacrificing AM day drinking to explore for a few hours before heading back to Fremont Street and getting trashy. Besides a few buses of Boy Scouts, Valley of Fire felt largely like I had the place to myself. I stopped by the visitor’s center, got a brochure, and drove around for an…

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One important thing to know (or not I do not care) if visiting Baltimore & DC in the same day

 4 out of 5 hot mess tinis If you’re visiting DC or Baltimore — which is totally plausible since they’re 45 miles apart — you may as well visit the other while you’re in the area. Both have plenty to offer! Still, the below story is a “coming of age” tale about one hot mess and her need for a wardrobe change.   Step into my time machine (and watch out for any sticky stuff…

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Getting Drunk in Phoenix by Goal

1 out of 5 hot mess tinis Getting drunk in Phoenix, much like getting drunk anywhere, is great. However, the bar scene in Phoenix is way different than anywhere else I’ve been in at least one key way: Every single person in this city is just like perfectly attractive. It blew my mind. There’s a ton of variety to the bar scene and, as a tourist especially, it’s not always obvious where to go out.…

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