Category: Las Vegas

  • Las Vegas for people who hate Las Vegas

    Las Vegas for people who hate Las Vegas

    Though I’ve been a couple of times, I really truly don’t like Las Vegas. I don’t really gamble. I certainly don’t fuck prostitutes. And after one good night of drinking, I’m down for the count for the rest of the weekend. So how can you enjoy Las Vegas if you kind of hate Las Vegas?…

  • Taking a cheap day trip to the Grand Canyon and Hoover Dam from Las Vegas

    Taking a cheap day trip to the Grand Canyon and Hoover Dam from Las Vegas

    I enjoy Las Vegas for exactly 48 hours before I’m over it. There are only so many pool parties, buffets, and ritzy clubs I can stand in one weekend. But the great thing about Vegas is that you’re in great proximity to two of the United States’ greatest treasures: the Grand Canyon and the Hoover…

  • The pros and cons of traveling with a big group

    The pros and cons of traveling with a big group

    It’s always amazing when the stars align and somehow eight of your friends have the time and money to go somewhere together. Traveling with a group is different from other kinds of trips, sometimes for the better and sometimes for the worse. Pro: Traveling with a big group can bring you out of your comfort…

  • How the gnome ended up smashed to pieces

    How the gnome ended up smashed to pieces

    As beautiful, charming, and hilarious as I am, when I travel, my gnome gets all the attention. When I pull him out to take pictures, he becomes part of the attraction, and other tourists follow suit. I’ve had him since 2012, when I saw two of my best friends get married in Seattle. They hid…