And faces the inevitable conversation about what she "does"—which is even worse when it's about hobbies, and you have none.
We asked a few of our friends and colleagues to share their thoughts on alcohol and the role its played in their lives.
New Orleans is a land of temptation and sin, and it can be fucking hell if you're a recovering alcoholic.
There weren't any good places to go out in Kabul, so Marc Victor set one up.
This is Chicago and we have a God-given right to drink wherever and whenever we please.
We went to one such event in Canada, where no one seemed to have a problem with the controversial "sport," including the man being thrown.
Shinjuku 2 Chome is like a gay bar buffet. The Tokyo district is said to have the highest concentration of gay bars in the world, each with its own theme (such as BDSM or J-Pop), and each with less than a 12-person capacity.
It's Australia Day—and the poor Canadian towns of Whistler, British Columbia and Banff, Alberta are being forced to deal with a bunch of drunken Aussies dancing naked in the snow.
The singer-songwriter tells us about moving to LA and where to find restaurants that have a dark, cozy NYC feel.
He loves to walk around the neighborhood at night because he knows there's always something going down, even when it's quiet.
As long as there's a market for getting drunk, there will be a market for numbing the pain the next day.
When you've got a true problem with alcohol, your only two options are quitting or dying.
Remember smoking weed in your halls and staying deathly still when you got a knock on the door? This is what that looks like from the other side.
In Britain, the nighttime as we know it is currently under attack.
From Cambridge student shit shows to basement metal nights, fetish clubs to indie discos, he spent three years drinking through various subcultures.
The actor teaches us not to judge a restaurant by its strip mall cover and tell us where to get the best Thai food.
John tells us where to find the best tacos in the city and where we can drink at 6 AM.
He shares the best spots to eat a whole grilled mackerel and where to hang out if you want to feel like you're in Grand Theft Auto IRL.
Here's where you should get trashed in LA.
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"Tomorrow I'll get up early and do everything I didn't do today."
"Frankly, it's a disaster."
I spent an evening with the paramedics whose job it is to deal with bleeding, angry, drunk people on a Saturday night out.
"By walking you escape the very idea of identity, the temptation to be someone..."