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Gondoliering 101 at The Venetian Las Vegas

Gondoliering 101 at The Venetian Las Vegas

Normally, when I hear glug glug glug, it’s because I’ve poured myself an obscenely large glass of wine. But in this case, it was the sound my body made as it sank into the 11-foot-deep lagoon at the Venetian. Nope, I wasn’t under the influence; I was attending Gondolier University. And…

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…

5 relaxing ways to spend spring break

There’s more than one way to spend a spring break. There’s the traditional rite of passage of coeds (i.e. wild parties, sleepless nights and bottomless booze). And then there’s the less typical, yet equally desirable, holistic approach to spring break — a break from unhealthy habits, negative influences and mental clutter. Both are perfectly…

Fashion’s Night Out welcomes all divas and fashionistas

Celebrated in more than 100 cities in 15 countries, “Fashion’s Night Out” comes to Vegas for the second year in a row. Created in 2009 by “Vogue” magazine, the Council of Fashion Designers of America, NYC & Company and the City of New York, this event brings back the fun to shopping. FNO highlights the fashion…

Shopping Vegas Right

Along with nightlife, gambling and dining, shopping is becoming one of the big reasons that people visit Las Vegas. More and more retailers are setting up shop here – and many are stores you won’t find anywhere else. There are so many choices it can be hard to know where…