Tag Archives: Las Vegas

Review: Vice Versa at Vdarra, Las Vegas

Surf & turf sliders at Vice Versa, Vdarra

Vice Versa Patio Lounge Address: 2600 W. Harmon Avenue, Las Vegas (at the Vdarra Hotel & Spa) MJ Rating:  1/2 (2 1/2 out of 3 stars) Features: Vice Versa is located on the center patio of the Vdarra Hotel & Spa in Las Vegas. Casual, yet hip, Vice Versa’s patio has fire pits (perfect for colder desert evenings) […]

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Celebrate World Whisky Day

Storming the Bastille at Bardot Brasserie, Aria Resort, Las Vegas

Take some grain, corn, rye or wheat will do, perhaps malted barley. Ferment in a still. Age in a wooden cask, oak works well, for various years. Then put into bottles. Voila – you have whisky. Or whiskey, if you prefer. (I like the  distinction between the two spellings found here.) Such a simple basic […]

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Tuesday Deal Day: Summer Mob Museum & Hotel Package

This summer, head to downtown Las Vegas and see why locals AND visitors have declared the city’s NEW downtown the bee’s knees! The Mob Museum, The National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, has partnered with Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino, Triple George, MOB BAR and the legendary Oscar B. Goodman to offer visitors […]

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Las Vegas Secret Agent Adventure

grand canyon

Race throughout Las Vegas just like a secret agent thanks to this one-of-a-kind new experience.  “Secret Agent 702” transforms mild-mannered Las Vegas visitors into sexy spies looking for the thrill of a lifetime by soaring through the skies via helicopter, taking to the road racing sports cars, and flying through the air at 3,800 feet […]

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2010 Travel Year in Review

Montefollonico Italy

It’s been a busy year of traveling, both in Europe and much closer to home.  It’s always fun for me to look back on where I’ve been over the year, so I can plan where I want to go the following year. Here are the highlights from 2010: January Starting the New Year with a […]

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Karaoke at BlogWorld Expo

  Some final photos from BlogWorld Expo – these representing a busy night of Karaoke singing at Ellis Island Bar & Casino. Any faces there that you recognize?   Photo credit:  personal collection ____________________________________

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Poker Table at BlogWorld Expo 08

Some photos from the b5media booth at BlogWorld Expo. The poker table was a wonderful conversation area, with lots of player vying for some gaming consoles, games, cameras, and lots of other great electronic prizes. Ed, the Vice President for Social Engineering & Development was also a big hit – especially with the ladies!   […]

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Take a Venetian Gondola Ride in Las Vegas

No, it’s not Venice.  It’s the Gondola ride at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. Okay, it’s a little touristy, and it’s definitely NOT Venice, but it’s still a bit of romantic fun away from the flashing lights and noise of the casinos.  You need to take a break from the fast paced action […]

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Photo: UNLV Thomas & Mack Center

Details:  This past week has been NBA All-Star week in Las Vegas, Nevada, and it all comes to a head on Sunday, February 18th when the 2007 All-Star game is played in the Thomas & Mack Center.  (The game will be televised on TNT, for those not in Las Vegas.)  Thomas & Mack is also […]

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Spa-ing it in Las Vegas

I think that Bugsy Siegel had the right concept about Las Vegas ““ it’s all about image ““ whether that image is about being a high roller, living the high life (even if for only a day), or the opportunity to be bigger than life.  Image seems to be what the commercials are selling as […]

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You’ll Never Want to Leave: Pantai Inn, La Jolla

For much of the northern hemisphere, January is winter and with it, the cold – often brutally cold – rain, […]

Introducing the Travel Reading List Challenge

Today I’m excited to announce the first of a couple of new projects that I’m launching for 2018 – the […]

2017: A Year of Travel in Review

While 2016 was a big year for international travel, 2017 represented a year spent enjoying destinations and activities closer to […]

A Most Wonderful Time of the Year at Universal Orlando Resort

Holiday magic is a real thing. A feeling deep in your soul. A feeling that brightens your smile, lights up […]