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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What it’s like to go to the largest hot air balloon festival in the world

2 out of 5 hot mess tinis Fiesta-ing and hot air ballooning in Albuquerque I’ve been putting off writing about my experience at last year’s Hot Air Balloon Fiesta, not because it wasn’t a great experience, but because it was just so…so…. wholesome. Writing about it feels “off brand.” Even though I hot-messed hard for my first trip to Albuquerque losing the rental car key immediately after arriving, it was – in the end -…

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Did I throw up while skydiving yes I did

What can you expect when you’re expecting to skydive (for first timers), written by somebody scared of heights and prone to motion sickness. If you’ve read my abbreviated list of embarrassing life instances, you may be aware that I tend to get nauseous whenever my feet aren’t on the ground (plane, boat, car, it doesn’t matter). On the day I went skydiving in Miami, I took a Dramamine. I couldn’t get a clear answer online…

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