Category archives for: Things to do

Giant Italian women invade the Palazzo

Giant Italian women invade the Palazzo

Ciao Bella (insert exaggerated hand gesture here). Carnival is annually marked by an over-the-top celebration with elaborate costumes and masquerades, glittering decorations and a whole lot of inebriated revelry through the streets. Wait a minute – that sounds a lot like Vegas. And because we’re always looking for a good excuse to celebrate, the Palazzo […]

Don’t be a scaredy-cat, take a helicopter to the Grand Canyon

Don’t be a scaredy-cat, take a helicopter to the Grand Canyon

Sure, you could sit on a bus for the better part of a day, listening to a screaming child a few rows ahead of you, breathing in the sweet tang of sewage every time the lavatory door swings open. That’s how most people get to the Grand Canyon. And why wouldn’t they? It’s cheaper, a […]

Ten unusual and fabulous stores in Vegas

Ten unusual and fabulous stores in Vegas

There aren’t many places that appeal to the weird and wonderful the way Vegas does. In fact, we like to celebrate oddities by toasting them with a three-foot long frozen drink hanging around our necks for optimal high-fiving and goosing prospects. This is a town where you can buy almost anything you can imagine: the […]

Back in the building: Elvis takes Vegas by storm-AGAIN

Back in the building: Elvis takes Vegas by storm-AGAIN

Thanks to the hit reality show on A&E, extreme hoarding is now frowned upon. But thanks to the holy rock gods, the show wasn’t around when Vernon Presley started collecting just about every personal item that passed through his son’s hands. Because of his slight “collector tendencies,” the rest of the world can see the […]

I got spat on at Mayweather Boxing Club and it was awesome

I got spat on at Mayweather Boxing Club and it was awesome

Yep, you read that correctly. When I decided to go behind the scenes in the Fight Capital of the World, I had no idea it meant I’d actually be in the trenches. From the smell of sweat and Icy Hot to the adrenaline pumping rap music and the sounds of bone-crushing blows, Vegas Fight Tour […]

10 must dos while you’re in Sin City

10 must dos while you’re in Sin City

We get it, it’s Vegas. The land of so much to do and so little time to do it in. Everywhere you turn, there’s going to be something bright and shiny that grabs your attention. We know how many distractions there are, so we’ve gone ahead and waded through the tourist traps so you don’t […]

Where to catch spring blooms in Vegas

Where to catch spring blooms in Vegas

Vegas is a lot like an oversized sandbox. We’re a man-made, sandy playground for folks who just can’t seem to behave themselves. It’s not easy growing delicate little blossoms in this kind of environment so naturally, we do what we do best — tell Mother Nature to shove it and do whatever the hell we […]

East meets West at the Bellagio’s new Japanese spring exhibit

East meets West at the Bellagio’s new Japanese spring exhibit

Domo arigato, Mr. Roboto. Yep, that’s pretty much the extent of our Japanese too. But that didn’t stop the Bellagio Conservatory from sending their design team more than 5,000 miles away to study the gardens of Tokyo and Kyoto. For the first time in their history, they’ve chosen to feature a Japanese-inspired display for their […]

Death Valley National Park: Alive and kicking

Death Valley National Park: Alive and kicking

Death Valley National Park, the place where all things come to die. Just kidding, but I know what you’re thinking: there’s nothing out there. And technically, that’s a valid concern. There really isn’t anything out there, unless you’re with someone who knows exactly what to look for. Cue Scott Rivers from Big Horn Hummer Tours and the Lone […]

Get your superhero on at SlotZilla

Get your superhero on at SlotZilla

I never wanted to be Superman…errr Superwoman. Truthfully, I’m much more of an Iron Man kinda girl, myself. Something about his witty humor and smart mouth just speaks to me. Not to mention his impeccable taste in redheads. So when the SlotZilla team at the Fremont Street Experience invited me down for a Superman experience, I […]

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