Travel Tips

How to get there, how to get around, where to find stuff and how to ask for it. These are tips from the local insider to make your stay here a breeze


Going Green in Vegas

Most think of the smell of freshly minted paper – or of green money chips – when Las Vegas comes to mind. I don’t blame you for automatically reflecting on the glitzy hotels, the casino-culture and the beautiful people that frequent the famous Sincity Strip. Las Vegas has an allure to it and and who in their right mind wouldn’t […]


Dubai: Vegas of the Middle East

The modern city state of Dubai is part of the United Arab Emirates and is a truly exciting and cosmopolitan destination in the Middle East. With a blend of local culture and contemporary skyscrapers, the city is a thrilling place to visit. With luxury dining and accommodations, upscale shopping and incredible tourism attractions, Dubai is one of the top places […]


Why You Should Add Las Vegas to Your Round the World Trip

Vegas is a destination that everyone should go to at least once. Of course, once you do go to Vegas, you will most likely be drawn back again at some point. It’s a fantastic destination for a myriad of reasons – bachelor and bachelorette parties, weddings, and concerts among them. There’s always something to do in Vegas, even if you […]


Gifts for Las Vegas Lovers

‘Tis the season to love Las Vegas! What better way to celebrate the best of Sin City than with a gift that brings a little bit of Las Vegas home … wherever you might live? Not sure what to get for the Las Vegas lover in your life? Here are several ideas: Fuzzy Dice They’re fun, cheap and just a […]


Getting from Fresno to Las Vegas

For people in Fresno looking for a long city weekend getaway, there are options beyond Los Angeles. Las Vegas, which is within driving distance, may be better reached by plane. Fresno and Las Vegas Driving distance between the two cities is 390 miles / 638 kilometers. Air There are several nonstop flights from Fresno to Las Vegas every day. Carriers […]


How to Spend Five Days in Las Vegas

Though most people are completely exhausted after even two or three days in Las Vegas, if you’ve got the better part of a week to spend in the city, there’s more than enough to keep you occupied. Of course, everyone has different ideas about what makes for the perfect Las Vegas vacation, but, in general, if you want to hit […]


Getting from Las Vegas to Lake Tahoe

Compared to the relatively barren, dry and desert environment of Las Vegas, Lake Tahoe is teeming with lush vegetation and an abundance of water-based sports and activities. Reaching this large, deep lake, which lies within both Nevada and California, is certainly not a day trip from Las Vegas though. If you’re interested in reaching Lake Tahoe from Las Vegas, give […]


Getting from Las Vegas to Death Valley

When it comes to the national parks near Las Vegas, most people immediately think of the Grand Canyon.Certainly the Grand Canyon is the most popular park located within a day’s drive of Sin City, but Death Valley National Park is actually the closest one. Death Valley marks the lowest place in the Western Hemisphere with the hottest temperatures in the […]