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Las Vegas travel planning tips and photos

A Guide to the Best Las Vegas Casinos

Las Vegas Strip at night thumbnailLas Vegas, the City of Lights, is a popular destination in the US for several reasons. Whilst it boasts museums, art galleries and a range of resorts to enjoy, it is best known for the casinos on its world-renowned Strip, and beyond. Popularized in films such as The Hangover and Ocean’s Eleven, Las Vegas is instantly recognizable across media.

5 Best Things to Do at the Venetian Las Vegas

Gondolas at the Venetian Resort in Las Vegas NevadaThe Venetian & Palazzo resorts are among the famous casinos on the Las Vegas Strip. A scaled down copy of Venice, Italy, the Venetian follows the successful formula of Las Vegas: gambling, shopping, restaurants and some special attractions. Let’s explore together my favorite things to do at the Venetian, Las Vegas.

5 Reasons You Must See a Cirque du Soleil Show while in Vegas

Cirque du Soleil logoEach Cirque du Soleil show is a combination of circus styles from around the world, with its own central theme and story line. Shows use continuous live music, with performers rather than stagehands changing the props. We visited Las Vegas recently and we were determined to see a Cirque du Soleil show. We found that there were many shows in town but only one that was family oriented. Read on about my five reasons why I think Cirque du Soleil is unique.

Gourmet food at the Bellagio buffet

Here is more about the amazing food in Las Vegas. I think the amount of famous chefs per square mile is by far the highest in Las Vegas than anywhere in the world. If you have the opportunity to visit Las Vegas, make sure you set aside part of your budget to try the amazing variety and quality of the Las Vegas restaurants. While food can be expensive in Vegas, trying some amazing food should be part of everyone’s Vegas experience.

Eat Breakfast in Style at Paris Las Vegas

The best, the biggest and the most exotic things are in Las Vegas! Without a doubt, Las Vegas has become some sort of Disneyland for the adults. Leaving aside the depraved and dirty Las Vegas night life, this place has one subtle but powerful attraction that makes every visit to Las Vegas a memorable one. What is this one Las Vegas attraction? Read on to find out.

7 Best Things to Do in Las Vegas with Kids

Las Vegas, Nevada - The strip thumbnail. Have you ever wondered if someone can visit Las Vegas and have fun without gambling or taking part in the wild Las Vegas night life? Las Vegas has changed a lot over the years. As a whole, the Las Vegas strip resorts are trying to cater more to families with children. Can your family have fun in Las Vegas without the “dirty” Las Vegas things? Can Las Vegas be called a family destination? Read about my Las Vegas for kids list.

10 Best Stops on the Las Vegas Strip for First Timers (with map)

Las Vegas, Nevada - The StripThe Las Vegas strip is one of the most famous and more expensive streets in the world. If you come to Las Vegas for the first time, before doing all the food and gambling and partying, you must take a walking tour of the most iconic places on the Strip. There are many ways to walk the strip for the first time, but after visiting Vegas many times I have created my own beautiful walking tour of the strip. So, come along with me for a walking tour of the Las Vegas strip for first timers.

3 Best Things to Do at Wynn and Encore, Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada - The Wynn chandelier thumbnail. The Wynn & Encore resorts in Las Vegas seems to be only for the rich. It definitely looks like it even if we only judge by the fact that the Wynn used to house Ferrari and Maserati dealers right inside the resort. However, the hotel lobby and casino don’t look very impressive from the inside. Maybe guest experience is out of this world if you stay there. Come along with me as we explore a few interesting things to do at the Wynn Las Vegas.

First Impressions & Photos from The Venetian Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada - Venetian thumbnail. Venetian is another European copy…scaled down a little obviously. Yes, it has the gondolas, with Italian singers and all…I’m still not sure if the songs are taped (they look and sound very real), but it is copied nevertheless. It’s ok though, ’cause you only drive a few hundred miles from Los Angeles and you get to see Venice…or something pretty close to it.