Articles Tagged ‘Las Vegas’

“Hangover Bus” Offers Vitamins and Fluids on Las Vegas Strip

“Hangover Bus” Offers Vitamins and Fluids on Las Vegas Strip April 30, 2012 | Offbeat, Travel News | Read More
Praise be to all that is sacred! The perfect invention has just been unveiled in Sin City, where it may be most needed. Anesthesiologist Jason Burke has just introduced “Hangover Heaven” in Las Vegas: a bus service that tours the strip, giving vitamins, amino acids, and other medications...

Postcard Perfect: Bellagio in Las Vegas

Postcard Perfect: Bellagio in Las Vegas November 30, 2011 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
Las Vegas is known for many things, though art may not be the first thing that comes to mind. But once you tire of the gambling, the shows, the clubs, and shopping, it is worth your while to check out some of the exhibits that are going on much of the time along the strip. This blown-glass exhibit by...

World’s Tallest Ferris Wheel to be Built in Vegas

World’s Tallest Ferris Wheel to be Built in Vegas September 30, 2011 | Business, Travel News | Read More
In a move that’s sure to surprise no one, Las Vegas is determined to build the world’s tallest Ferris wheel. The original London Eye? Phffft. The 165m Singapore Flyer? Whatevs. The new 168m “Las Vegas High Roller,” which will have 28 cabins that hold 40 people each, is set to...

7 Spots to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo Around the World

7 Spots to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo Around the World May 4, 2011 | Asia, Bangkok, Chicago, Colorado, Food Lovers, Las Vegas, Mexico, San Francisco, Thailand, USA | Read More
You might know it as the Mexican holiday that involves tequila, Coronas, and maybe a sombrero or two, but the special day actually commemorates a battle won by Mexican forces on May 5th (shocker, I know) 1862. Called the Battle of Puebla, the win against French forces was an unlikely one. With 8,000...

Sunbathers at Vdara Hotel Treated to Laserlike Sun Rays

Sunbathers at Vdara Hotel Treated to Laserlike Sun Rays October 12, 2010 | Las Vegas, Travel News, Travel Safety | Read More
Enlightenment-era scientists figured out how light travels when it hits a concave lens. However, hotel architects in Las Vegas may have misread the memo when they designed the Vdara Hotel. The circular shapes of light that reflect onto the pools at the Vdara may be meant to act like a welcoming gesture...

Tips For Making Outstanding Travel Videos

Tips For Making Outstanding Travel Videos October 7, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Are you a travel blogger looking for more traffic? More advertising? According to Shannon Lane from TravelingMamas.com, she can teach you how. She will be the moderator of the “How to Make a Kick-A$$ Travel Video” panel at this year’s BlogWorld and New Media Expo 2010. The conference...

Ford Kicks Off A Fiesta With A Round-The-World Trip

Ford Kicks Off A Fiesta With A Round-The-World Trip September 27, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
There’s been a lot of talk in the media about Ford, and not the kind you would expect from an American car maker these days. The talk has been surprisingly good, as out of all the American car companies Ford has made out the best from a financial standpoint over the last couple years– and...

Travel Like a Local: Find the Places You’ve Never Heard Of

Travel Like a Local: Find the Places You’ve Never Heard Of August 20, 2010 | Around the World, Travel Tips | Read More
It’s that time again when we challenge our worldwide network of Local Experts to give us their most specific, über-relevant on-the-ground travel advice. It’s the Local Expert Challenge! This week, we challenged our experts to betray their local loyalties and spill the beans on some of their...

Still Planning for the 4th? Head To Coney Island For Some Hot Dogs

Still Planning for the 4th? Head To Coney Island For Some Hot Dogs June 30, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
If you haven’t heard of it yet, you will! The great Coney Island Hot Dog Eating Contest, sponsored by Nathan’s Famous, is a 4th of July tradition that’s celebrating its 94th year this weekend. Although it’s always been beloved, the popularity of the contest skyrocketed in the...

Urban Exploration: 10 Must-See Underground Sites

Urban Exploration: 10 Must-See Underground Sites June 24, 2010 | Featured | Read More
While most travelers tend to explore traditional landmarks and monuments typically found above ground, there’s something special about discovering a hidden spot that lies underground. After all, while the streets of a city pulse with a unique urban beat, whether you’re in New York, Tokyo...