10 Things I Hate About Las Vegas

Las Vegas Pool with dudes

I’m a travel lover, not hater and I love Sin City. But at the same time there are 10 things I hate about Las Vegas and here they are, in no particular order. You’ll have to let me know if you agree or disagree in the comments. 1. Bumpy flights When the temperature rises in […]

11 Reasons to Stay at Aria Hotel in Las Vegas

My bed at Aria

MGM Resorts invited me to Las Vegas this past weekend to check out their M life Rewards. It’s an interesting concept, which will require a separate post to explain (coming soon). MGM Resorts owns 15 hotels around the world including Aria Resort & Casino, which is where I spent three nights. It’s such a great hotel – here are […]

Treasures of Mandalay Bay

THEhotel - Main Foyer

When my friends heard that I was headed back to Las Vegas again out came the usual warning …. “Remember, what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas.” Well, not this time. While I totally get the whole secrecy thing sometimes you just have  to break the rules. The reason is simple. There is so much […]

The Luxor Hotel’s Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition In Las Vegas


“Fancy strawberries in April and in middle of the ocean. The whole thing is positively uncanny. Why you would think we were at the Riz.” -Lady Lucille Duff Gordon, First Class Passenger RMS Titanic As we eclipse the 100-year anniversary of  the RMS Titanic’s tragic sinking, I’m still just as fascinated of the ship many have referred […]

Food & Wine All Star Weekend Day 2


It’s Day 2 of the Food and Wine All-Star Weekend at the ARIA Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. I am woken at 6am as requested – but not by a wake up call from the front desk. Instead, my hi-tech room, which I had programmed the day before, has turned on the TV and […]

Food & Wine All-Star Weekend: Day 1


Whenever anyone asked me if I wanted to go to Vegas I always thought – “I don’t gamble – so what am I going to do there?” But when the opportunity came up to attend the Food & Wine All-Star Weekend in the fabled Sin City – featuring some of America’s greatest master chefs – […]

Skiing in Lake Tahoe


Hi from Southern California. I’m finally home for an extended period of time, and I’m happy to be catching up on everything (work, mail, laundry, friends, sleep…). First of all, my heart and prayers go out to all those involved in the ridiculous Tucson shooting. When is America going to clean up gun control? It […]

Juliet Pennington: Vegas CityCenter


By Juliet Pennington: There may come a time when, rather than saying you’re going to Las Vegas, you will say “I’m going to CityCenter.” Opened less than one year, this $8.5 billion development built on nearly 70 acres in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip is fast becoming known as a destination unto itself. […]