Las Vegas has got some history under its belt. Few cities in the world can claim the same sort of bustling mob-Mecca tales that surround the skyscrapers of today’s Las Vegas. It takes a special kind of place to deserve the sobriquet ‘Sin City,’ and a special place Las Vegas is. We frequent its streets and hear its entertainment venues beckoning to us though few of us know the sordid truth about Vegas, because, after all, what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, right?
Category: Travel Tips
April 15, 2013
First time to Vegas? You’ve likely got questions. Where to go, what to see, that sort of thing? Vegas can be a big slice of pie and get confusing quick (not that slices of pie are inherently confusing…), but with a little patience and some forethought and you’ll be headed in the right direction in no time. Personally, I wouldn’t worry – it’s best to remember that Vegas is a city that prides itself on being able to provide something for everyone, and whatever your preferred method of having a good time, you’re sure to find it in Vegas.
April 1, 2013
There’s so much to see in Las Vegas, it can be utterly overwhelming for a first-timer. The Bellagio, The MGM Grand, Paris, Harrah’s, Luxor, The Stratosphere, The Palms, you name it, it feels like somewhere in the glittering streets, Las Vegas has got it. The problem is, if you’re new to Vegas and don’t know what’s out there – how do you see it all? Enter the Hop-on Hop-off tour bus.
March 18, 2013
Umm… yes please? Heading to Las Vegas for a bachelor party is, if I may be so bold as to take a wild guess, probably the number one destination spot for soon-to-be married bachelor revelry. As if the blockbuster movie The Hangover didn’t spell it out well-enough for us, there’s something special about heading to this adult Disneyland in order to party like it’s 1999.
March 4, 2013
Sometimes when we wander the labyrinthine streets and walkways of Las Vegas, it seems hard to get our bearings. Even more importantly, come four o’clock, it seems hard to gain clear insight as to which of the hundreds of restaurants and bars at our disposal has the best deals for Happy Hour. Don’t worry about getting lost in the confusion; here are some great Happy Hour spots.
February 11, 2013
Once a year, the Chinese New Year and Asian Food Festival arrives in Las Vegas and it’s a great time to see Las Vegas for the diverse and multicultural city that it properly is. Easy enough to forget in the fantasyland of the Strip, the Chinese and Asian community of Las Vegas account for a significant portion of the city’s population, and this is their biggest holiday of the year. So come February 17th, if you’re in Las Vegas, consider getting out of the norm and heading on down to the Las Vegas Chinatown Plaza to check out the festivities.
October 15, 2012
So you’ve made it to Las Vegas and you’re all packed up and ready to hit the strip. Problem is, you’ve only got 48 hours and you don’t know what to do with yourself. Well, take it from someone who knows, 48 hours in Las Vegas can seem like a lifetime; don’t worry, you’re in good hands.
May 30, 2012
There are a lot of ways to get to Las Vegas (planes, trains and automobiles, mainly). But once there, how does one get around? Well be it from a cab, a motor scooter, a bike, or simply your own two legs, the only thing you really need to know is this: all things emanate from the strip.
April 16, 2012
When it comes to Vegas, it’s all about the glamour and glitz. Known for the strip and its thousands of flashbulbs, the sparkling neon, the twirling signs and architecturally fantastic hotels, Las Vegas is truly a spectacle to behold. But when it comes to doing just that – beholding the spectacle that is Las Vegas, where’s the best place to do it? Where can you look out over all the grandeur of this glittering dessert jewel and see it all?
March 14, 2012
One of the most beautiful sites in Nevada and best national parks in the country, El Dorado Canyon is a rock climber and hikers dream. Complete with scenic places to have a picnic, fish or just stroll, you will never forget the towering mountains of this natural wonderment, and on this spanning tour it gets the more better, as you do it on a state of the art ATV.